An accomplished and dynamic executive with impeccable credentials, who has a long track record of award winning results in turnaround, growth, large corporate and independent oil and gas company environments. Provides a unique combination of strategic vision, business acumen, and technical expertise, with 30 years of wide-ranging oil and gas experience with Unocal, Amoco, and independents. A Professional Engineer and Harvard Business School Alumnus.
Business and Financial:
Co-founded three successful independent oil & gas companies:
Orion Oil & Gas - Acquired 50 year old oil field, in two years increased production 4 fold, and reserves 7 fold, and sold field for $28 MM providing a 237% rate of return for equity investors
BayCorp Resources - Formed $100 MM company merging equity assets of McDonald & Johnson and BayCorp Holdings. Acquired Texas oil field drilling 9 new successful wells. Sold Haynesville Shale for $ 10 MM profit, and developed 24 James Lime wells for 60 BCF reserve increase
McDonald & Johnson Resources -Acquired three oil and gas properties, doubling reserves and increasing production to 300 BOPD and 500 MBO. Acquired 5,000 acres of Eagle Ford Shale in Zavala County, Texas.
Management and Staff development:
Union Oil of California (UNOCAL) - Turned around poorly performing assets in Gulf of Mexico by reforming staff, while increasing business performance tracking and asset development. Set 50 year production record, was cover article in Offshore Engineer Magazine, and won the Unocal Chairman's Award.
Reservoir Engineering and Field Exploitation:
AMOCO - Developed the West White Lake field in the swamps of south Louisiana, drilling 30 successful wells, and in three months time was producing 20,000 BOPD becoming Amoco's largest producing US field.
3D, assets, asset management, acquisitions, budgets, business development, cash flow, competitor analysis, communicator, consulting, contract negotiations, decision maker, directing, drilling, economic analysis, EH &S, engineer, engineering manager, field optimization, fund raising, financial, financial forecasting, focus, exploitation, General Manager, Harvard Business School, land & legal, inspirational leader, Director, MBA, economic modeling, market analysis, motivation, natural gas, negotiations, oil, optimization, organizational skills, producing, production development, profit, quality, safety, staff management, strategy, strategic planning, supervisory, team building, vendor negotiations
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