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Expert in Geology/Seismic Interpretation

Expert ID: 734712 Texas, USA

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CERTIFIED PETROLEUM GEOLOGIST QUALIFICATIONS
• Expert in Conventional and Unconventional Exploration and Development in multiple basins.
• Vertical and Horizontal well planning and execution.
• Accomplished and Certified Senior Geologist and Professional with extensive global Consulting and Project Management expertise in the upstream oil and gas industry.
• Consistent record of finding profitable oil and gas reserves by integration of subsurface data with 3D seismic data.
• Recent regional studies yielded 2 large unconventional prospects with potential of 5MM barrels of oil each.
• Results-driven leader with a strong emphasis in Economic Evaluation and Mapping.
• Proven history and success increasing profitability, improving performance, providing leadership and cultivating productivity in sensitive, fast-paced environments in a highly competitive industry.
• Solid ability to rapidly assimilate new technologies and concepts to meet the demands of dynamic and diverse operational environments and client satisfaction.
• Highly experienced in exploration, exploitation, and development for multiple independent producers as an employee and consultant.
• Articulate and easily establishes rapport and credibility with people at all levels, diverse backgrounds, and cultures.
• Ability to be productive in collaborative and independent environments and show leadership within a team
• Effective communicator with strong verbal and written skills
• Excellent proficiency in MS Office products, Petra, SMT Kingdom, and numerous software applications, some PHDWin, and Landmark.


KEY MANAGEMENT AREAS
Basin Analysis
Managing Multiple Projects
Integration of Subsurface and Seismic Data
2D/3D Seismic Evaluation
Identifying Growth Opportunities
Operations Management
Business Development & Growth
Sequence Stratigraphy
Independent Generating & Selling Prospects
Data Mining, Analysis & Manipulation
Economic Models/Geological Maps & Well Logs
Cultivating Business Relationships
Risk Analysis
Team Leadership


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - San Antonio, Texas - Austin, Texas - Killeen, Texas - College Station, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Round Rock, Texas - Victoria, Texas - Temple, Texas

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: Bachelors of Science Subject: Geology with Chemistry minor Institution: Stephen F. Austin State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Contract A&D Geologist Department: Responsibilities: Finding and evaluating assets for acquisition in the Delaware and Permian Basins, Texas and Oklahoma
• Closed on an acquisition in Oklahoma. Involved in further delineation for future development.

Years: 2014 to 2015 Employer: Title: Contract Senior Geologist Department: Responsibilities: • Integrate subsurface geology into Petra project and mapping numerous reservoirs.
• Work closely with engineer for input into volumetric calculations.
• Construct presentation maps for data room to sell assets.
• Present geological data to potential buyers of East Bay Field, Offshore Louisiana.
• Asset sold for $21MM and assumption of $137MM abandonment liability.
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: Loin Energy Title: Department: Responsibilities: • Basin analysis and regional mapping of Strawn Stratigraphy on the Eastern Shelf of the Permian Basin.
• Prospect level mapping in Ft. Chadbourne field for an oil resource play with 5MM barrel potential in the Gray Sandstone and Gardner Sandstone reservoirs.
• Used Petra to construct structure, isopach maps and cross-sections.
Accomplishments
• Under my leadership, company gained a large lease position and successfully drilled its first well.
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: Petrosaurus, Inc Title: Department: Responsibilities: • Conducted a field study of Somerset field, Bexar, and Atascosa Counties, Texas.
• Mapped multiple Cretaceous age reservoirs with Petra and recommended recompletions.
Years: 2010 to 2013 Employer: Title: Chief Geologist Department: Responsibilities: • Evaluated and recommended participation in an Ellenberger prospect, resulting in discovery of Bootleg Canyon Field, Delaware Basin, Texas.
• Assessed Unconventional Wolfberry, Cline, and Fusselman formations in Glasscock and Martin County, Permian Basin, Texas leading to acquisition of acreage and successful drilling program which was later sold.
• Mapped and recommended a Frio formation prospect in Nueces, County, Texas, resulting in a discovery on the Chapman Ranch.
Accomplishment
• Increased proven oil reserves by 600% within 2 years.
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: Austin Exploration Title: Department: Responsibilities: • Supervised operations of logging and acid stimulation of a five well program in Kentucky.
• Conducted a regional assessment of Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.
• Recommended participation in Ellislie Plantation No. 1, Adams County, Mississippi and Villarreal H-1, La Salle County, Texas discovery wells.
Years: 2006 to 2008 Employer: Ameristate Exploration Title: Department: Responsibilities: • Performed field exploration planning, program implementation, data acquisition, and interpretation.
• Generated prospects in the Wilcox (Lobo) formation, Webb County, Texas.
Accomplishments
• Interpreted 110 sq. mi. 3D survey in Kenedy County, Texas resulting in several Frio prospects.
• Conducted a field study of East Millman Unit, Lea County, New Mexico for possible water flood leading to the field being sold for a profit.
Years: 2000 to 2006 Employer: Caravela Exploration Co Title: Department: Responsibilities: • Planned, implemented, and administered all daily operations, ensuring the company met its annual goals and objectives.
• Generated a regional interpretation of the Escondido and Olmos formations in Webb and LaSalle Counties, Texas identifying prospective areas for acquisition.
Accomplishments
• Performed a field study in Atascosa County, Texas identifying several untested fault blocks which became part of a successful divestiture.
• Generated a 3D prospect offshore Texas, integral to a $14MM sale of the property.
• Developed, marketed, and sold a prospect offshore Texas later acquired at an OCS lease sale; resulted in a commercial discovery.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists
Houston Geological Society
Licenses / Certifications
Certified Petroleum Geologist, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Certified Petroleum Geologist, American Association of Professional Geologists

Fields of Expertise

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