Contact Information

  • Jesus Salazar


Versatile Petroleum Engineer with over 8 years of diversified experience in Production Operations and Reservoir disciplines across multiple basins as well as A&D valuations across the US and Latin America.

Looking to add value to a company in an engineering, financial, or management role.






Quanah Resources, LLC.
Fort Worth, Texas
May 2019 – March 2020
Senior Production Engineer – TX Panhandle

• Monitored field operations and production performance of new and legacy assets.
• Optimized field management via well surveillance, automation, and field personnel management.
• Responsible for over 1,200 BOE/D production (75% oil) on rod pump, plunger lift, and ESP systems.
• Troubleshoot and diagnosed well issues using Echometer, XSPOC, and SROD software.
• Developed and supervised workovers for production optimization.
• Managed and improved database for production, chemical, and repair analytics.
• Assisted with well completions including fracs and drill outs.
• Managed ongoing projects related to production facilities construction and SCADA expansion.

Omimex Resources, Inc.
Fort Worth, Texas
March 2013 – April 2019
Operations Engineer – US Rockies

• Monitored field and project economics to improve efficiency of field operations across the Rockies.
• Eliminated over 50% in chemical costs for mature oil field through optimized chemical program.
• Evaluated and developed workover procedures for optimized production recovery.
• Optimized PHDWin reserves database and improved decline curve analysis and type curves.
• Prepared and defended year-end reserves and production forecasts for multiple assets.
• Optimized artificial lift performance for improved production and reduced non-productive time.
• Assisted in facility construction executions, including gas compression and environmental facilities.
• Monitored field and project economics for opportunities to improve operations efficiency.
• Evaluated and presented on A&D packages across different basins to increase business development.
• Trained and mentored engineering technicians for improved reservoir and field management.

Baker Hughes, Inc.
Central US
July 2011 – March 2013
Field Engineer II – LWD/MWD

• Mentored and trained junior field personnel with technical training and on-the-job assignments.
• Deployed new Rotary Steerable System tool & drilling theory to conventional fields in Midcon basins.

Texas A&M University - Help Desk Central
College Station, Texas
September 2006 – May 2011
Senior Hardware Technician & Student Leader Consultant

• Student employment of over 30 hours each week to fund education.

BP America, Inc.
Houston, Texas
June 2005 – July 2006
Engineering Intern with Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Exploration Engineering Team

Awards and Certifications

Engineer-In-Training (Texas) # 45146

2017 Annual Company-Wide Cost Reduction Award


A&D Valuation
Reserve Reports
Reservoir Management
Formation Evaluation
Production Management & Optimization
Artificial Lift
Well Troubleshooting
LOE Optimization
Data Analytics
Bilingual in Spanish and English

Microsoft Excel Power User
PHDWin Power User
IHS FieldDirect
Echometer TAM


Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
Graduation Date: May 2011
Bachelors of Science in Petroleum Engineering with Geology Minor

Student employment over 30 hours each week in order to fund education.