Registered Petroleum engineer and project manager with outstanding experience in the following areas: contract and budget management, vendor and purchasing management, development and management of operating,
production and capital budgets, and technical program direction and management. Planned,
engineered and managed multiwell programs including hookup, gathering, transmission, treating and compression facilities. Versed in field safety issues, including but not limited to rig safety, production
flash fires, cell phone and radio hazards, handling and processing of sour gas (H2S), NORM and chemical spills. Planned and managed a $5.2 M project for church parish as volunteer project manager. Planned for, implemented and supervised environmental and regulatory permitting in
Texas, Mississippi, Alabama
and New Mexico including federal processes as necessary. Supervised federal drilling and completion permitting.
Coordinated these functions with all levels of government and industry. Led
the BLM effort to validate 160 and 80 acre spacing for coal bed methane wells. Qualified
in Federal Court as an expert in several areas including petroleum property management, field operations, drilling engineering
and production engineering. Testified in State Court on COPAS (accounting) issues
as an expert. Qualified as an expert in New Mexico,
Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana. Co-Author of a joint SPE paper with New Mexico Tech describing a joint study of the
San Juan Gas Basin evaluating it for future production potential and well densities (evaluation included
tight shale potentials and evaluating future CBM spacing requirements for full development).