Contact Information

  • Henry Frankenberger
    (832) 503-7288


Determined and results-oriented engineer with over 12 years of experience leading and overseeing projects and operations in various industries including Oil and Gas, Construction, and Marine. Specialized in Project Management, Reservoir Characterization, and Engineering Career Preparation Instruction.




Houston, Texas


Engineering Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher, New Caney, Texas, 2022 - Current.
• Preps: 1. Introduction to Engineering Design, 2. Engineering Science, 3. Civil Engineering and Architecture, 4. Computer Science, 5. Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). In addition, TSA (Technical Students Association) Advisor, with 2 students winning 1st Place in Regionals January, 2024. New Teacher of the Year 2022-2023.
• Provide content aligned with challenging academic standards, industry-relevant technical knowledge, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, and college and career readiness skills for students to further their education and succeed in current and emerging professions.
Project Engineer, Porter, Texas, 2019 - 2022
• Projects and contracts management. Construction of new duplex units. Technical drawings and budget estimates review, contractor selection, construction process monitoring and control.
Project Engineer, Houston, Texas, 2018 - 2019
• Projects and contracts management in the Easter Caribbean. Delivered business strategy and developed systems and procedures to improve quality and team efficiency. Experience in facilities engineering and construction.
Operations Engineer, Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica, 2014 - 2018
• Managed projects, operations, and administrative processes, including Oil & Gas, infrastructure and marine developments.
• Oversaw and improved fuel sales worth more than US$ 500.000 per year through efficient coordination of transportation and operational cost reduction.
Project Engineer, Cumana, Venezuela / London, United Kingdom, 2012 - 2014
• Directed Gas and Condensate offshore fields development projects, concept selection, and FEED. Experience in Civil Engineering, construction, and instrumentation projects.
Planning Engineer, Cumana, Venezuela, 2010 - 2012
• Directed and managed more than 3 offshore projects with over US$ 4 billion in total budget each one.
• Participation in the business rounds with international companies for oil and gas fields development.
Sr. Reservoir Engineer, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, 2009 - 2010
• Reviewed, analyzed, and coordinated dynamic reservoir characterizations for oil and gas reservoir in offshore and onshore fields. Experience in unconventional fields.
• Work in multidisciplinary team in London, UK, to perform the conceptual engineering for fields development plans.
Reservoir Engineer, Puerto La Cruz / Maturin, Venezuela, 2005 - 2009
• Undertook multi-compositional reservoir simulation (Eclipse 300) and subsurface-surface integrated system simulation for condensate gas reservoir (sands and carbonates).
• Offered technical coaching to young professionals on best practices for the use of reservoir characterization software and reserves estimation.
Drilling and Completion Engineer (Intern), Maturin, Venezuela, 2004
• Tecno-Economic Analysis about Using Solid Expansible Tubing for Light Oil Well Completion in Naricual Reservoir, El Furrial Field, Venezuela.
University Professor, Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, 2005
• Building Materials and Topography professor.
Tutor of General Geology and Laboratory, Maturin, 2002 - 2004
• Handled rocks, minerals, fossils, microfossil specimens and drill cuttings according to laboratory protocols to maximize accuracy and precision of results in field and laboratory.

Awards and Certifications

New Teacher of the Year 2022-2023. New Caney HS.

First Place Graduation BSPE, Universidad de Oriente, Monagas, Venezuela, May 2005.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification # 2749900, PMI, Houston, Texas, United States, 2020.

Primavera P6 Professional, The Knowledge Academy, Port Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 2016.

IMO (International Maritime Organization) related to Primary Aid, Survival at Sea, Sunk Aircraft Evacuation, Firefighting and Marine Crew Social Responsibility. Venezuela, 2010.

PADI Advanced Open Water (Diving), certification N° 17050Z7480, Commonwealth of Dominica, 2017.


• Leadership.
• Team player.
• Negotiation.
• Scheduling.
• Cost control.
• Conflict resolution.
• Teaching, coaching, and mentoring.
• Critical thinking.
• Clear and efficient oral and written communication.
• Optimistic and resilient.
• Product development & commercialization.
• Oil and gas field operations.
• Contracts managements.
• Risk management.


Master of Science: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Instituto Superior de la Energia (REPSOL, Madrid , Spain), and Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK), 2008.

Bachelor of Science: Petroleum Engineering, Universidad de Oriente, Maturin, Venezuela, 2005.