M.B.A., Business Administration @
Morehead State University
Vice President Geoscience @ Supervision of staff of 30 employees involved in development and exploration for Appalachian Basin resource plays - including the Marcellus, Utica, Lower Huron, Mississippian sands, as well as new ventures into other basins and deep exploration plays. From 2011 to Present (4 years) Pittsburgh PADirector - Development Geology @ Direct supervisor of 12
Vice President Geoscience @ Supervision of staff of 30 employees involved in development and exploration for Appalachian Basin resource plays - including the Marcellus, Utica, Lower Huron, Mississippian sands, as well as new ventures into other basins and deep exploration plays. From 2011 to Present (4 years) Pittsburgh PADirector - Development Geology @ Direct supervisor of 12 geologists working development plays in coal bed methane, Devonian Shale (Huron play) and Marcellus play, covering VA, KY, WV, PA, OH areas. From 2007 to 2011 (4 years) District Geologist/Team Leader @ • Developed prospects to test horizontal drilling in EKY Gas Field. Led geological effort to gather additional data for fracture analysis, microseismic fracture mapping, and shale reservoir analysis and mapping. Supervised development teams effort in developing discoveries, and supervised team geologists. Expanded plays into SWV and Marcellus.
Evaluated plays in the Silurian Reef and New Albany plays in Illinois Basin, CBM play in Oklahoma, and evaluation of deep potential in Rome Trough in EKY area of Appalachian Basin From 1999 to 2007 (8 years) Consultant @ Field studies integrating 3-D seismic with well control, reservoir mapping, and log evaluation, and volumetric reserve evaluations. • Evaluated properties in offshore Texas and recommended drilling programs, • Prepared evaluation of offshore property for sale, performing field studies in the South Marsh Island, Eugene Island, Ship Shoal, and West Cameron areas in the Gulf of Mexico From November 1998 to 1998 (less than a year) Houston, TXExploration Advisor @ Developed lead areas for lease sale prospects, farm-ins, acquisitions, and joint ventures in the Garden Banks, Vermilion South, South Timbalier South, and East Cameron South areas.
Teamed with geophysicists to generate four drillable prospects with expected reserves of 420 BCF in Gulf of Mexico.
Constructed net sand, net pay, and show maps for Pleistocene reservoirs in the Garden Banks and Vermilion South areas for use in exploration analysis From 1996 to 1998 (2 years) Houston, Texas
B.S., Geology @ West Virginia UniversityM.B.A., Business Administration @ Morehead State University From 1989 to 1993 Joe Morris is skilled in: Energy Industry, Petroleum, Earth Science, Energy, Geology, Natural Gas, Gas, Drilling, Oil/Gas, Geological Mapping, Oilfield, Pipelines, Contract Management, Oil & Gas Industry, Petroleum Engineering, Upstream, Onshore, Contract Negotiation, Completions, Formation Evaluation, Directional Drilling, Completion, Geophysics, GIS, Stratigraphy, Field Development, Reservoir Engineering, Reservoir Management
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