Contact Information

  • John Matthews
    (903) 258-4947


Seeking a new challenge 

25 years of experience in field and management roles with oil and gas sevice companies engaged in snubbing, coiled tubing, wireline/slickline, and fracturing operations. 1 year experience in airport/flight school management, and professional piloting roles. Degrees in Petroleum Enigineering, Safety Engineering, and Chemistry.


Houston, Texas


Halliburton Energy Services 7-2017-7-2020
Sr. Technical Professional; Grand Junction, CO and Esbjerg, Denmark
On location engineering for fracturing and coiled tubing service lines, operating data acquisition software, monitoring chemicals and ensuring proper fluid properties; tracking fluid and sand usage. Responsible for fluid lab testing pre-job and post job reporting.

Merlin One 10/2016-02/2017
Merlin IIIB First Officer; San Antonio, TX
Flight crew on five Merlin aircraft. Responsible for piloting the aircraft in case of pilot incapacitation, operating radios, navigation systems, landing gear, and overall customer service.

Boerne Stage Airfield 02/2016-10/2016
Weekend Airport / Flight School Manager; San Antonio, TX
Maintained flight school scheduling, AP and AR, and bookkeeping in Quickbooks for the business; Processing credit cards for ramp fees, aircraft and instructor rental; invoicing, adding customers to the flight school systems in QuickBooks and Aircraft Clubs; Locating aircraft parts and managing inventory; Scheduling aircraft maintenance and adhering to federal regulations for rental aircraft. Answering questions about flight training requirements; fueling customers’ aircraft using the fuel truck, managing the crew car; Answering Unicom and the phone. Moving aircraft and assisting customers with the self serve fuel as required.

Conquest Completion Services 9-2014- 6-2015
Vice President of Coiled Tubing/District Manager/Engineer; San Antonio, TX
Hired people for the startup of coiled tubing operations. Oversaw delivery of units and training of employees. Sourced vendors, Performed engineering analysis on all jobs, Operated and maintained data acquisition units, wrote operating procedures, Onsite engineering and operations management for 90% of all jobs caught during this time period consisting of 2-3/8” and 2-5/8” no short trip plug milling operations after fracturing, managed all pipe fatigue and made decision to retire pipe.

Tucker Energy Services 1-2014-9-2014
Coiled Tubing Division Manager; McAlester, OK
Direct manager of 30 coiled tubing employees, one district manager, two salesmen, three mechanics, and two coiled tubing units. Responsible for safety, approvals of all purchases, employee hiring, procedural documents, policy documents, bonus structure, pricing structure, employee and customer relations, job quality, pipe fatigue management, ISO 9000 compliance.

Halliburton Energy Services 2001-2014
PSL Manager, Boots and Coots; Homer City, PA
Direct manager of 50 coiled tubing employees and 5 coiled tubing units. Responsible for safety, service quality, budgeting, and profit and loss. Responsible for proper deployment of people and equipment in order to satisfy customer goals.
Coiled Tubing Engineer; Kilgore, TX; Khanty Mansisk, Russia; Grand Junction, CO
Responsible for all aspects of planning coiled tubing jobs, writing procedures, quotations, invoices. Trained many other coiled tubing engineers in the US and Russia, pipe fatigue analysis, on location work for hundreds of coiled tubing jobs in East Texas, Russia, and Colorado; pinpoint fracturing, cementing, fishing, drilling, milling, plug retrievals etc.

BJ Services 1997-2001
Coiled Tubing Engineer; Sales Engineer, Houston, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; Ardmore, OK
Responsible for sales and operations engineering, price quotes, invoicing, customer service, pipe fatigue analysis, attendance of high profile or unusual jobs.

Cudd Pressure Control 1995-1997
Coiled Tubing Engineer; Elk City, OK; Belle Chase, LA; Houston, TX
Field trained on location performing snubbing, coiled tubing, slickline, and well control jobs. Later wrote specifications for equipment rebuilds, worked with CT equipment venders to ensure rebuilds were done properly on time and on schedule.

Awards and Certifications

Halliburton VIP award
Siberian winter driving certificate


Fluent in PC and Mac computers, MS Office software, IWI, IFS, Cerberus coiled tubing software, Orion data acquisition systems, Circa, Aradia, SAP

FAA commercial multi-engine instrument rated pilot, single engine private pilot, commercial unmanned aerial systems operator.


Texas A&M University 1990-1994
B.S. Petroleum Engineering
Systems Safety Engineering Certificate

Northeast Texas Community College 1988-1990
A.S. Chemistry