Consultant, Petrotechnical Resources of Alaska
I grew up on the Kenai Peninsula and received mechanical and mining engineering degrees from University of Alaska - Fairbanks. In 1999, I received an MBA from Duke University.
I have worked in the upstream oil industry for over30 years, starting with UNOCAL in Alaska, and my career includes several domestic and international assignments. I returned to Alaska in 2000 and have been consulting for oil and gas clients with PRA since 2003, in the role of Petroleum Engineering/Commercial Manager.
As a licensed Petroleum Engineer I have clients that include new explorers in Alaska, regional native corporations the North Slope Borough and South Central utilities. Projects include the restart of the NS Badami Oil Field, the study of Cook Inlet gas supply, the drilling of gas supply wells for Barrow and Certification of North Slope Discovery wells.
I have served on the UAF’s College of Engineering and Mines Advisory and Development Council, as President and on the Board of The Alaska Support Industry Alliance and served as a member of the Oil and Gas Competitiveness Review Board.