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Petroleum Engineer

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Matt brings a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, with a proven track record of success in managing drilling programs, optimizing completions, and enhancing production efficiency. His analytical mindset, combined with his passion for planning and research, enables him to effectively solve technical challenges and drive operational excellence. Matt is adept at utilizing software tools such as ARIES, PHDWin, and Spotfire to support decision-making processes and maximize asset value.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout his career, Matt has demonstrated his ability to deliver results and create value for his employers. At Courson Oil & Gas, Inc., he has played a pivotal role in generating reserve and economic projections, optimizing well completions, and reducing LOE costs through effective chemical program optimization. His contributions have led to improved operational efficiency and increased profitability for the company.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-Site, Hybrid, and Remote Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on the specific position and requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Leadership roles in reservoir engineering, operations management, or technical consulting within the oil and gas industry.

Work Experience
  • Petroleum Engineer, Western Anadarko BasinCourson Oil & Gas, Inc., Perryton, TX - 2019-Present

    • Multidiscipline engineer overseeing drilling program and operations engineering for 400+ wells.

    • Conducting reserve estimates, economic projections, and providing production engineering support.

  • Staff Completions Engineer, Powder River BasinChesapeake Energy, Oklahoma City, OK - 2018-2019

    • Led completion engineering efforts for sandstone and shale formations, coordinating testing programs and design stimulation procedures.

  • Reservoir Engineer, Utica Business UnitChesapeake Energy, Oklahoma City, OK - 2012-2014

    • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to maximize asset value through field development planning and reserve estimation.

  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering - University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2008-2011

  • Continued Education: Extended Reach Drilling Course, Hydraulic Fracturing Course, Regular attendee at SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conferences.

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