Mike is the president and founder of Stimulation Petrophysics Consulting, LLC. He has over 44 years of oil field wireline logging and formation evaluation experience. During his eight years with Schlumberger and 25-year career with Halliburton, he pioneered techniques for the analysis of conventional and unconventional reservoirs, coalbed methane and unconventional reservoirs. He found that integrating wireline logging measurements, geology, stimulation treatments and production results were key to designing a calibrated and petrophysical model.
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 authored and co-authored over 30 technical papers on formation evaluation and was a co-author of the textbook called Coalbed Methane: Principles & Practices, 2007.
Since June 2010, Mike has consulted independently performing petrophysical and Rock Property evaluations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, UK, Europe 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.