EXPERIENCE: over 40 yrs global O & G – Up & Mid-stream; Marathon Oil ; HWCG Holdings LLC; Swift
Energy; Noble Energy; Bechtel Engineering.
ROLES: Managing Dir; Production
VP; Sr Technical Spclst-Gas Field Dev; Project Coord LNG Ops ; Manager Int’l Prod; GM - Syria /Egypt; Engrg Mgr; Field
Ops Supt-Yates; OIM–North Sea; Ops Supv’n; Drilling Supv’n; & Prodn Engrg.
FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Asset Mgmt – strategy development; HSE compliance; Libya Re-Entry; Production contract negotiations;
Disposition initiatives, Acquisition evaluations, International arbitration coord’n; Engineering Mgmt; Reservoir reserves
management, Prod’n Geology; Petrophysics; Field dev / partner interfaces;.
– : Offshore and onshore: Australia, Canada, Far East
Russia (Sakhalin Island), Middle East (Syria, Iraq), New Zealand, North Africa (Egypt,
Tunisia, Libya), West Africa (Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria),
SE Asia (India, Indonesia), Texas, Gulf of Mexico and UK.
OIL & GAS ENVIRONMENTS: Tax & Royalty and PSC’s; War-zone reconstruction
Managing Director E&P Operators Deepwater Consortium: Gulf of Mexico: technical, commercial & legal development. Integrated, comprehensive
deepwater response solution to loss of well control. - Leveraged by member participation strategically protected from liabilities
through a comprehensive set of bylaws and limited equity ownership in the response solution through equipment and services
Gulf of Mexico inland & offshore. Engineering stds, operational protocols /efficiencies, accountability
& PSM improvements, as change agenda. Lead initiative for skills competency renewal for engrg dev.
Organizational efficiency improvements in Res & Prodn Engrg
Fast-track Field Development Coordination: - Central /East Iraq – War Zone; Mansuria Gas Field; Strategy & scope - implementation;
Well reconstruction /testing /drlg. Well intervention services; Contracts, strategy dev /audit; Interfaces:
USAID, Bechtel Sr. Mgmt, Iraqi Min of Oil, & Integrated Svcs Provider
Engineering /Design: – Operations; OPEX / Manpower;
Project controls – schedule, budget; Decision Support Package
Manager – Int’l
Prod / GM - Syria: Commercial oversight; safety stds; Country Mgr relief; Optimization
initiatives; Int’l budget mgmt; Syrian strategy; dispositions lead negotiator - Egypt, Tunisia, and Indonesia, FPSO
charter agreement negotiator; Incident Commander
Engineering Manager – International: Development - 12 developing countries.
Engineering Manager – Yates Field: Reservoir & production engineering mgmt. Full field reservoir model initiative
Superintendent (Yates Field): General mgmt. – field engineering, administration,
integrated field & gas plant; OPEX optimization; 100,000 BOPD; 180 personnel
Offshore Installation Manager
– North Sea: Integrated simultaneous operations: 128,000 BOPD; 408 persons
early career engineering responsibilities, Gulf of Mexico
Career Special Projects:
Post offshore fire well control team (1981); Design team - world’s only full-scale working gravel
pack model – (1982);
Incident Commander /Reconstruction Mgr - Yates Field following
catastrophic storm – (1990); Core team - Marathon’s IT managed environment – (1997); Incident
Commander of first PSC Contractor Emergency Strike Team to do full-scale drill on Sakhalin Island – (1998)
EDUCATION: B.Sc.- Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University – 1973-1977
LANGUAGES: Fluent in English
SPE / AIPN / AADE