EDUCATION


William Jewell College  B.S.  Physics,  1968


Wichita State University  M.S. Physics  1969


SOCIETIES


Treasurer, Vice President, and President of Society of Professional Well  Log Analyst 1995-1997

Treasurer of SPWLA National Convention 1997

Society of  Petroleum Engineers

American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Houston Geological Society

Gulf Coast Association of Geological Society

  • Extensive exposure to wireline logs in the Gulf Coast (Texas to Mississippi) and the Gulf of Mexico
  • Full knowledge of both openhole wireline and LWD logging tools
  • Quality control of wireline and LWD operations
  • Familiar with log analysis programs QLA2 and PRISM
  • Author of seven technical papers on geosteering in horizontal drilling operations
  • Earned "Wildcatter" award  for a new gas reservoir discovery in San Patricio County, Texas
  • Interpretation skills include both hand and computer analysis
  • Taught logging schools to beginning geologists for a major oil company

Thirty years of petroleum industry experience in wireline operations, formation evaluation, recruiting, sales, and technical support for both a major wireline company and a major directional drilling company. Also involved with a high tech startup service company providing state of the art resistivity devices.  Specific experiences and skills include:

Dan Mathis
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