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Petroleum Geologist

Dallas, TX
March 15, 2018

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Dallas, TX 75248

214-***-**** hm

214-***-**** wk



Experienced in prospect generation and drilling operations for multi-well limited partnership programs, various geotechnical applications, environmental assessments and remediation, and health and safety programs. Experienced in subsurface mapping, hydrocarbon migration, dispersion and trap mechanisms, and geophysical logging techniques and interpretation.


Wise County to Crockett County, Texas Developed prospective drilling locations from Ft. Worth Basin to the Permian Basin with regard to petroleum potential of the Barnet Shale, Pregnant Shale, and the Bend Conglomerate and following trends of Sprayberry, Wolfcamp, Atoka and Strawn and Barnett for Edwin L. and Barry R. Cox - Cox Oil & Gas. Dallas, TX.

Gonzales, Frio, and Webb counties, Texas Developed innovative logging techniques for horizontal drilling projects in the Austin Chalk play for Modern Exploration, Inc., Sherman, TX.

Liberal, Kansas, Pensacola, Florida, Mobile, Alabama, Lufkin, Texas and Crockett, Texas. Worked conducting geochemical surveys spanning several producing gas fields to determine near surface GCMS anomalies in soils and vegetation in the development of experimental exploratory techniques for ARCO Oil and Gas, Plano, TX.

Developed numerous drilling programs from the Fort Worth Basin, Eastern Shelf, Beaumont, Texas, to Southern Louisiana for Hamco Exploration and Development Company, Inc. Dallas, TX.

Management Skills

Coordinated oil and gas drilling operations and logging procedures - Ft. Worth Basin and Eastern Shelf, and Beaumont Texas, as well as Jennings, Louisiana.

Managed environmental projects at industrial and office / warehousing facilities, as well as residential and rural properties, UST remediation, hazardous waste management and disposition, contaminant dispersion modeling, and in-situ bioremediation of soil and groundwater.

Communication Skills

Prepared oil and gas prospect reports for inclusion in Limited Liability Partnership prospectuses for Permian Basin, Eastern Shelf, Ft Worth Basin, South Texas and Louisiana drilling programs.

Developed clientele, negotiated bids packages, and prepared proposals outlining project specifications. Served as clients’ advocate to settle (at the time) State and Federal regulatory violations and directives.

Prepared environmental closure reports for remedial projects at petroleum transfer stations and petroleum tank farms for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of Mobil Oil Corporation.

Prepared numerous Environmental Site Assessment reports, tank closure reports, and remediation plans. Developed QA/QC protocols, and site safety plans. Completed Underground Storage Tanks (UST) reimbursement procedures for DFW Airport, Developed Hazard Communication Standards (HCS) and Process Safety Management (PSM) Plans.

Computer Skills

Proficient in the operation of PC systems operating Windows with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), FrontPage, and Corel

Graphics Suite. Also experienced in various groundwater modeling software (QwickFlo, ModFlo).


September 1993 - present

President, COO, The PanTerra Group, Dallas, Texas A full service environmental consulting firm, Experienced in meeting the needs of commercial and industrial property owners, developers and managers, and supporting lenders and counsel, in maintaining compliance with environmental and safety regulations, controlling liability, and improving overall environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) performance. As Chief Operating Officer, managing all operation with regard to office and personnel needs. Including but not limited to Human Resources, insurance, education and certifications, facilities, leasing agreements, site safety, and subcontractor management.

February 1985 - present

Operating STEPHEN J. KROGH & ASSOCIATES - geologic consultant to the petroleum industry, managing exploration projects through generation, drilling and well-site geological consulting. Clients included Cox O&G: Barnet Shale, Pregnant Shale and Bend Conglomerate, Strawn, Atoka, Sprayberry, Wolfcamp, Ft. Worth Basin, Eastern Shelf, Permian Basin. HRH Energy: consulting geologist for prospect evaluation for Limited Liability Partnership drilling packages, Eastern Shelf, Permian Basin, Modern Exploration: southeastern Texas, Austin Chalk plays – Gonzales and Pearsall fields, Developed horizontal logging techniques. Currently acquiring leases in Haskell County, TX for redevelopment of Strawn sands.

October 1986 February 1987

ARCO Oil & Gas, Plano, Texas: Geologist, field work involving geochemical surveys; collecting soil and vegetation samples for trace metals analyses for anomalous geochemical conditions for correlation with known gas producing fields for development of experimental exploration techniques. Kansas, Texas, Alabama, Florida.

Sept. 1985 - April 1986

Erin Southwestern Oil, Inc., Dallas, Texas: Chief Geologist, prospect evaluation, client communications and presentation of geologic proposals. Archer County, Texas

May 1983 – Sept 1985

Hamco Exploration and Development Company, Dallas, Texas: Chief Geologist, developing oil and gas prospects for drilling programs, Ft. Worth Basin, Eastern Shelf, West Central Texas, East Texas, and Southern Louisiana.

Summers 1979 - 1981

FWA Drilling, Victoria, TX: Roughneck. Kennedy, Goliad, Victoria, Bay City, Texas.


Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, Texas Spring 1992

Geotechnical/Environmental Comprehensive Survey: organic chemistry, toxicology, microbiology, asbestos, drilling and sampling methods, statistics, modeling, investigation methods, aquifer tests, laws and regulations, HAZWOPER training per 29 CFR 1910.120.

University of Texas Dallas, Texas

Fall, 1991

Post Graduate Hydrogeology: Movement, chemistry and exploration of ground water. Well hydraulics, drilling methods and design. Screen installation, well development/rehabilitation and pump testing, water and waste treatment systems. Ground water laws and federal regulations pertaining to quality and monitoring procedures (RCRA, CERCLA, SDWA, etc.).

Baylor University

Waco, Texas

Fall 1982

BS Degree in Petroleum Geology Thesis: The Petroleum Potential of the Austin Chalk in Brazos, Grimes and Madison Counties, Texas. Funding provided ny Church Oil, Samedan Oil Corp,


Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists, License #3387

North Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

29CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER Certified

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