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  • Chris Barnette
    (713) 823-7556


Long-term successful experience in operations and business development of land, offshore and deepwater offshore electric wireline open hole formation evaluation, through-casing formation evaluation, production logging, reservoir monitoring, casing inspection and formation tester analysis and interpretive techniques. Extensive training and experience in all formation evaluation technologies and management/business development techniques.

Sole North America representative for Petromac Wireline Express responsible for all aspects of the Wireline Express Tool Taxi business including, but not limited to, technical discussions with O&G Operators and all wireline logging providers, operations training, maintenance, shipping and receiving, and all marketing aspects.  Chief liaison for all US-based Major Open Hole Logging companies.  Expanded market share by establishing close relationships with logging providers and operators.

Multiple positions held with Halliburton from Business Development Technical Manager, Region Manager (Southern US and Gulf of Mexico) and major GOM operator Account Manager.  Experiences include both conventional and unconventional oil and gas development on both US land and Gulf of Mexico offshore basins.  Highlights include 250 percent business growth in Southern US Region and new technology market entry into deepwater Gulf of Mexico Region.

Multiple leadership positions with Baker Hughes (aka Dresser Atlas, Western Atlas, and Baker Atlas).  Responsible for all aspects of the wireline logging business segments including managing business development and pricing growth, strategy formulation and implementation, assets management, market analysis, business planning, technology deployment into new and growth markets.  Highlights include multi-year, multiple million-dollar contract with major Alaska operator, successful entry in deepwater Gulf of Mexico logging market, over 20 percent growth in Asia-Pacific market and successful business development manager leading to new technology and market entry into Western US and Canada unconventional development markets.




Lafayette, LA.


Extensive experience managing Region business units specializing in electric wireline and perforating.
Working knowledge of all North America oil & gas basins.
Successful Business Development and Sales Management yielding share and financial growth.
Long-term mentor and coach to grow future business leaders’ skill sets.
Positive results in launching new technologies to gain new markets entry.
Multi-cultural knowledge and ability to quickly adapt to new surroundings and influences.


Sales Executive Business Development Business Planning Nationwide Experience
Extensive Contact List Team Management Region Operations International Exposure
New Technologies Coaching/Mentoring Planning & Training Partnering
Financial Management Quality Control Adaptable Strategy Management


BS Petroleum Engineering, University of Alabama