David B. Lord

Work Experience: Senior Reservoir Engineer with over 20 years experience with Texaco/ Getty Oil, with assignments in Houston, Texas, Coral Gables, Florida, Luanda, Angola, and Wafra, Kuwait.

Specializing in field development plans, field characterization, well test analysis, simulation, statistics, nodal analysis, government reporting, economic evaluations and risk evaluations, including production sharing agreements.

Education: Basic statistics, Miami-Dade College, 2004, Risk analysis (Master's level course) Univ. of Miami, 2002, Hydrology Fate, 2002, Univ of Miami. Accepted to PhD program 2002, but did not attend. MS degrees from Univ of Houston (Petroleum Eng) and Univ of Rhode Island (Industrial Engineering)


Most recent assignments:

Gaffney, Cline and Associates, Alton, UK : As a Senior Reservoir Engineer, I was responsible for estimation of all reserves (proved, probable and possible) for Blocks 2/05, 2/85 and Block 3 for Sonangol P+P. Assisted in economic evaluations to determine equity reserves for Sonangol for Blocks 2, 3 and 4. Decline curve and water cut analyses used extensively. Other work assignments included calculation of oil and gas reserves for North Sea fields.

Sirte Oil Company, Libya : Worked as a reservoir engineering consultant for Sirte Oil , a national oil company of Libya, until hostilities broke out. Recommended means of improving oil production in the South Nasser field, Zelten and Harash formations , by well recompletions and infill drilling. Obtained approvals for four new well locations in the Zelten formation. Prepared an initial development plan for 20 new wells in the Harash formation of the South Nasser field with investment cost of over 40 million dollars. Improved data management by implementation of a database production system, OFM.

ADC-International, Dubai: Employed as a consultant by Knowledge-Reservoir, Inc. to evaluate means of improving production rates in the Najmah and Qaiyarah fields in Iraq using systems analysis. The PROSPER program was used in these evaluation. The evaluation indicated that larger tubing and artificial lift (ESP's and gas lift) would significantly improve rates.

Recent Course Work:

2010, Visual Basic, Level 1, Miami-Dade College

2005, Statistical Analysis I. Miami-Dade College (Undergraduate level)

2002, Risk Analysis, University of Miami (Graduate Level)

2002, Hydrological Fate Processes, University of Miami (Graduate Level)

Work in Statistical Analysis