• Bone Spring Formation, Delaware Basin: Progress and Future Directions – AAPG 1999.
  • Theoretical and Experimental Preconditions for Direct Diagnosis of Hydrocarbons Based Seismic Data in the South Caspian Basin – Geophysical Society of Azerbaijan – 2010.


  • M.S. Geology (candidate) - New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro NM – 1998
  • B.S. Geology - California State University of Bakersfield, CA – 1994 A.A./A.S. - Antelope Valley College, Lancaster CA – 1992 


Job Title: Wellsite Geologist / Wireline Witness
Company: OGEC (2015 – Current)  
Experience: Currently providing wireline witnessing services for Hess Corporation in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. This includes ensuring tools and equipment are delivered to the rig on time and checked out properly at the service company base prior to shipment. In addition, provide quality control of all formation services during logging operations, including sampling, rotary coring, pressure testing, and mechanical services.  In addition, I have provided Wellsite Geology services for Byron Energy ensuring accuracy of mud logs and LWD services.  

 Job Title: Offshore Integrated Services Manager  
Company: Baker Hughes (2004-2015)
Location:  Houston, Texas

Job Title: Exploration /  Operations Geologist (contractor)
Company: EOG Resources (2003-2004)
Location: Midland, Texas

Job Title: Development / Operations Geologist
Company: ExxonMobil (1998 – 2003)
Location: Houston, Texas
volumes and limited well control to identify structures. This mapping exercise lead to fill and spill relationships enabling identification of priority drilling targets. 

Job Title: Research Assistant (Graduate Student) – New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 
Company: New Mexico Bureau of Mines (1996 - 1998)
Location: Socorro, Graduate student in Geology completed course work for Master of Science at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Job Title: Open and Cased Hole - Field Engineer
Company: Halliburton (1994 – 1996)
Location: Bakersfield, California  

Ron Smith

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