Experienced senior operations / production engineer within the oil and gas industry. Strong background in operations, production and construction. Well acquainted with all aspects of conventional or unconventional wells from cradle to the grave. From staking a well for building a pad and drilling, all the way to plug and abandonment.
Aethon Energy - Dallas, TX 2016 - Present Senior Operations / Production Engineer
Manage all conventional work, including SWD’s, tubing and casing repair, recompletions. Mentor two-production engineer’s onsite and oversee procedures and AFE’s. Design all artificial lift and installation. Protect wells from offset frac hits Average 25 workovers, 50 slickline and 30 swab jobs yearly Work with field foreman to reduce LOE Ensure chemical program is efficient and cost effective Supervise high profile jobs. Frac, perforations, cementing Maintain leaseholder wells Present management quarterly reviews Budget and forecast production Conduct monthly well reviews
J-W Energy - Shreveport, LA 2011 - 2016 Senior Production Engineer Manage all unconventional and conventional work, including supervising Haynesville and Cotton Valley fracs. Design all artificial lift and installation. Design field wide compression. Installed 80 enhanced annular velocity gas lifts 50 plunger lifts Cut compression cost by $2M Reduce chemicals by $1M Marathon Oil Company – Fairfield, TX 2005 - 2011 Production Engineer II Manage all conventional work, including coiled tubing cleanouts, workovers, and wireline. Design all artificial lift and installation. Supervise all filed work Monthly well reviews Chemical program Wellhead compression Halliburton – Kilgore, TX 2000 - 2005 Field Engineer III Open-hole and cased-hole wireline engineer Run triple combo logs once drilling rig TD’s well Perforate cased hole wells Run specialized tools when requested.
Awards and Certifications
IADC Well Sharp Certified
Workover Operations Unconventional and Conventional - Artificial Lift Design - Field Compression and Gas Lift Injection - Completions and Water Transfer - Flow Back Management and Pressure Drawdown - Salt Water Disposal, Conversions and New Drills - Production Downtime Reports
- Wireline and Slickline Applications - Carte, Wellview, Cygnet - Safety System Design, & Implementation - Root Cause Failure Analysis - Offset Frac Protection - Recompletions - Document Control - Chemical Programs
Northwestern State University, Louisiana // B.S., Industrial Engineering