Contact Information

  • Austin Krehel
    (469) 203-0704


Data-driven geoscientist eager to leverage modern computational technologies to improve workflow processes and boost efficiencies for solving energy problems.


Texas, USA


Computational Geoscientist - Pioneer Natural Resources - Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) team. [2020]

Geologist - Pioneer Natural Resources - Pioneer Water Management (PWM) team. [2019]

Geologist - Pioneer Natural Resources - Permian Drilling Execution team. [2017-2019]

Geoscience Intern - Pioneer Natural Resources - Strategic Planning and Field Development (SPFD) team. [2017]

Co-founder, Geoscientist - PGG Consulting. [2016-2017]

Awards and Certifications

Top performer at Pioneer Natural Resources (approximately top 5% of company - can provide documentation for this).


Geoscience skills: geosteering, petrophysics, reservoir characterization, SWD water management, fluid/pressure substitution and seismic forward modeling, 4D seismic, CO2-EOR, seismic attributes, drilling parameter analysis.

Geoscience Commercial Software skills: IHS Kingdom, Petra, StarSteer, Paradigm, RokDoc, ArcGIS, Tibco Spotfire.

Python, Application Development, and Data Science skills: Python (Scikit-learn, Scikit-garden, XGBoost, Pandas, Numpy, Streamlit, Bokeh, PyMongo), Git, MongoDB, SQL, Docker, Azure DevOps, DataRobot.


MS Geology - Kansas State University (2017)
BS Geology, Environmental Science minor - Hope College (2014)