- Petroleum Engineer
Diversified domestic operations experience as an engineer and project manager for both operators and service companies.
2003 - Present
Senior Project Engineer - Bakersfield, CA
Consulting project engineer for a variety of oil and gas well drilling, completion, workover and abandonment programs in California, including serving as drilling/operations manager for a large independent oil/gas operator. Responsible for well planning, cost estimates, daily operations management, post-job analysis and reporting.
Occidental Oil & Gas Company
1998 - 2003
Senior Drilling Engineer - Elk Hills, CA
Designed and implemented a variety of drilling programs with heavy emphasis on horizontal drilling and slotted liner completions ranging from 3000' to 20000' TVD. Received Oxy's Engineering Excellence Recognition for successful design, drilling, and completion of HTHP well to 20,000'.
1997 - 1998
Alliance Coordinator and Project Manager, Chevron Alliance - Bakersfield, CA
Managed and coordinated drilling services alliance with Chevron. Designed and implemented a variety of drilling programs with emphasis on heavy oil and horizontal drilling.
Baker Hughes Inteq
1996 - 1997
Project Manager, Bechtel Petroleum Operations
Managed and coordinated drilling services alliance with Bechtel Petroleum Operations. Designed and implemented a variety of drilling programs with emphasis on horizontal drilling and completion.
Bechtel Petroleum Operations
1989 - 1996
Drilling Engineer - Elk Hills, CA (1991-1995)
Prepared 3000'-10,000' drilling and completion cost estimates, rig procedures, AFE's and documentation for regulatory agencies.
Lead Production Engineer - Elk Hills, CA (1990-1991)
Supervised Operations Engineering staff monitoring a 180-well reservoir under peripheral water flood producing 20,000 BOPD. Prepared and implemented a variety of remedial programs for 6000'-10,000' wells.
1983 - 1989
Regional Engineer - Bakersfield, CA (1987-1989)
Responsible for support and interpretation for all cased hole logging, perforating and pipe recovery operations in Western Region.
Logging Engineer - Bakersfield, CA (1987-1989)
Responsible for a variety of logging, perforating, pipe recovery, and high pressure in cased and OH environments through out continental US including West Coast, Gulf Coast, and West Texas.
B.S., Mineral Engineering, University of Alabama, 1983