Nineteen years oil and gas experience as
property evaluator, consultant, working interest owner, reservoir
engineer, production engineer, expert witness, and financial
1993-Present: Fall Line Energy Inc.
Denver, Colorado: President/Consulting Engineer
In addition to the normal operations of
a small oil & gas company, provides consulting engineering
services in the areas of property evaluation, acquisitions
screening, project finance, formation evaluation, well testing,
prospect screening, expert witness testimony and EOR feasibility.
1991-1994: Conley P. Smith Operating
Company Denver, Colorado: Engineering Manager
Responsible for all engineering
functions within a small independent oil company. Emphasis on the
formation of secondary recovery units and acquisition evaluations.
Additional responsibilities included reserves evaluation, company
financials, product hedging, debt structure, commission testimony,
pressure transient analysis, well completions, waterflood
performance, EOR screening, computer support and economic
1987-1993: Scott H Stinson, P.E.
Denver, Colorado: Consulting Engineer in Petroleum
Part time Consulting Engineering
practice. Work performed for clients includes well test analysis,
formation evaluation, drainage disputes, completion procedures,
pipeline take-or-pay disputes, computer utilization, estate
evaluations and reserves determinations.
1988-1991: Pacific Enterprises Oil
Company (USA) Denver, Colorado: District Engineer
Engineer and Team Coordinator for most
active exploratory driller in the Green River Basin. Work involved
prospect evaluation, statistical evaluation of plays, economics, log
evaluation, casing point election, completion design and
optimization, pressure transient analysis and reserves
determination. Expertise in tight gas behavior and stimulation,
pressure transient analysis, advanced decline curve analysis and
1986-1988: Chevron USA Inc. Denver,
Colorado: Reservoir Engineer
Only reservoir engineer responsible for
Chevronís two largest gas fields and 2 of the 3 largest oil fields
in the Northern Region. Also watched Non-Op fields such as Anschutz
Ranch. Experienced with well test analysis in retrograde condensate
and tight gas reservoirs and DST evaluation on exploratory wells.
Additional projects included writing an economic program for gas
sales deferral, wettability determination, drainage analysis,
compositional modeling, unitization and PODís.
1984-1986: Chevron USA Inc. Denver,
Colorado: Special Studies Engineer
Primary responsibility was
implementation of the Rangely CO2 project. Responsible for wellwork,
repressurization, water handling system overhaul and economics.
Extensive work on economics for $1 Billion project rescoping due to
drop in oil prices. Numerous smaller projects included reserves work
for Bluebell-Altamont, injection profile improvement, SCADA system
enhancements and problem well analysis.
1982-1984: Chevron USA Inc. Rangely,
Colorado: Field Production Engineer
Responsible for field engineering work;
Problem well evaluation, workover design and workover rig
supervision. Responsible for significant improvements in scale
inhibitor squeeze design, doubling average squeeze life. Additional
work on workovers using foam, field pressure surveys, fiberglass and
COROD use and low cost remedial workovers (i.e.: no rig).
Summer 1981: Amerada Hess Corporation
Williston, North Dakota: Junior Engineer
Performed engineering evaluations of
existing waterfloods, helped design pilotflood, well testing,
prospect evaluation and numerous special projects.
Summer 1980: Getty Oil Company
Bakersfield, California: Junior Engineer
Work included evaluation of prior
drilling practices, recommendations for improvements in drilling and
completion methods, drilling proposals on government leases and
Summer 1979: Panhandle Eastern Pipeline
Elkhart, Kansas: Well Test Technician
Half of summer spent as pumper and
half as roustabout in Hugoton gas field.
Summer 77-78: Roughneck
Worked as derrickhand and floorhand
for numerous drilling contractors in the Powder River Basin,
Washakie Basin, Overthrust Belt, Laramie Basin and DJ Basin.
1994: M.B.A. Finance, University of
Colorado at Denver
1981: B.S. Petroleum Engineering,
University of Wyoming
Society of Petroleum Engineers,
Society of Petroleum Evaluation
IPAMS, Bank and Finance Committee, Coal
Bed Methane Committee
American Gas Association, Former Vice
Chairman Rocky Mountain CONGR, Wyoming Reserves