Contact Information

  • Frank Male
    (785) 317-9599

Description

Petroleum Engineer focused on unconeventional completion and production analysis. Expert in task automation with Python.

Location

Austin, Texas

Experience

Reservoir Engineering/Data Analytics, Resource Assessment at the Bureau of Economic Geology - UT Austin
- Developed proprietary software for a physics-based production decline analysis software using Python
- Performed gradient boosting and random forest machine learning approach to predict productivity and terminal decline rates for oil wells in the Bakken (Paper presented in SPE annual conference)

Awards and Certifications

2015 University of Texas Pre-commencement speaker

Cozzarelli Prize for Engineering and Applied Sciences--Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Skills

Empirical and physics-based decline curve analysis, completions and spacing analysis, waterflood analysis through CRM, geostatistics, Python, R, data analytics

Education

PhD - University of Texas at Austin, 2015

BS and BA - Kansas State University