Mike is the president and founder of Stimulation Petrophysics Consulting, LLC. He has over 42 years of oil field wireline logging and formation evaluation experience. During his 25-year career with Halliburton, he developed techniques for the analysis of conventional and unconventional reservoirs with a stimulation treatment design and optimization from wireline logging measurements.
Mike was involved with the development of software models used by Halliburton throughout the world to evaluate Tight Sands, Shale Gas, Shale Oil and Coalbed Methane. He was also a leader of a multidisciplinary team to identify completion and stimulation “best practices” by conducting studies integrating petrophysics, stimulation techniques and production. Mike has been involved with over 30 technical papers on formation evaluation and one textbook on Coalbed Methane.
Performing the duties of a Chief Operating Officer for Realm Energy International, Mike was instrumental working with government officials, potential JV partners and investor relations. He also let an integrated team of geoscientists to explore for shale gas and shale oil in France, Poland, Germany and Spain.
Since June 2010, Mike has consulted independently performing petrophysical evaluations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, UK and South America.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla, 1976, and is a registered professional petroleum engineer in New Mexico and Colorado.