Thirty plus years experience in the petroleum industry in areas of management, operations, sales, and marketing relating to geology, drilling, completion, reservoir, and production services.

Specialist in deepwater geological operations and services.

Specialist in open and cased hole reservoir / petrophysical evaluation.

Ronnie Bothner
337-519-6775 Mobile


Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA – B.S., Cum Laude, Life Sciences & Technologies


Open-hole and Cased-hole Training Course: Interpretation & Application (for Tucker Technical Services – June 1, 1998)

Dual Compensated Chlorine Logging Tool: U.S. Pat. No.: US 6,825,459 B2 – Nov. 30, 2004

Irradiated Formation Tool (IFT) Apparatus and Method: U.S. Pat. No.: US 7,511,266 – March. 31, 2009

Apparatus and Method for Operating a Tool in a Wellbore: U.S. Pat. No.: US 7,513,305; et al inventor – April 07, 2009

Lifetime Pulsed Neutron / Chlorine Combination Logging Tool: U.S. Pat. Pending Application No. 20050139759; et al inventor – June 30, 2005

  • Worked for major and independent oil companies in well-site and operations geology in the GOM and Eastern Mediterranean.

  • Petrophysical field study and training for an oil company in the Republic of Georgia.

  • Developed proprietary techniques for CBM analysis using nuclear logging tools.

  • Developed nuclear tools and analysis techniques for water saturation determination in sedimentary rock.

  • Taught and certified logging and perforating in India for a major oil / service company.

  • Developed training course for open and cased hole logging for a major South American service company.

  • Worked for a major MWD / LWD company in the GOM.

  • Worked for three major wireline companies in the southern U.S. and GOM.