Scott C. Shifflett, P.E.
Responsibilities include providing a wide variety of petroleum and salt cavern engineering, underground storage engineering and mining engineering consulting services to oil and gas companies, gas transmission companies, natural gas and liquids storage companies, banks, trusts and institutional investors.
Plaster & Wald Consulting West Texas & New Mexico, USA [March 2005 to February 2006]
Consulting Workover Supervisor Supervised drilling, completion and workover operations, including supervising two rigs in the Collie Field, Bell Canyon Formation, Reeves County Texas; new completions requiring perforating, acidizing, fracing and artificial lift installation; re-entries in two plugged wells, converting into injectors, and in Wildcat Field, Eddy County, New Mexico; new completion in Wildcat Field, Hutchinson County, Texas; gas well completions requiring perforating, acidizing and swab testing in five zones in Wildcat Field; completion attempts in the Upper and Lower Morrow formation; two Binary Fractures on a wildcat gas well.
Kinder Morgan CO2 LP Snyder, Texas, USA [July 2002 to October 2004]
District Engineer Production Engineer in the SACROC field. Responsibilities included multiple engineering functions. Workover design, economic evaluation and management of 26 workover rigs in the CO2 flood. 180 + WAG injectors. 200 submersible pumps. 200 flowing wells. Design and management of artificial lift systems. Developed tracking system to reduce failures. Developed sizing process to account for pattern balancing. President of the SACROC Safety Committee to evaluate and analyze employee safety concerns. Train and mentor two entry-level engineers. Led team to solve the development of tar-like substance resulting from interaction of compressor motor oil and CO2.
Breck Operating Company Breckenridge, Texas, USA [December 2001 to June 2002]
Engineer Served as engineer over company-operated properties located in the Texas-Oklahoma Panhandle, Kansas and Mid Oklahoma. Designed workovers, performed economic evaluations, secured working interest approval and managed workover foremen. Managed waterflood in Stephens County, Texas.
Shifflett Operating Company Winters, Texas, USA [February 1998 to June 2001]
President Owner and operator of small oil company with 86 operated wells located in the Permian Basin, Eastern Shelf, East Texas, and Oklahoma. Performed all regulatory work and engineering duties, and prepared all joint interest billings. Managed 10 pumpers and all workover activities. Responsible for all economic evaluations for acquisitions and divestitures, including securing financing.
Huddleston & Co. – Peter Paul Petroleum Houston, Texas, USA [August 1993 to February 1998]
Petroleum Engineer Duties ranged from production engineering on company-operated wells, non operated wells and serving as consulting reservoir engineer on third party SEC reports and lawsuit support. Managed 100 operated wells and 14 contract pumpers throughout Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Designed and performed field-level supervision on workovers. Drilled the company’s first operated well and performed the entire engineering process. Defined recoverable reserves. Testified in contested increased density hearing. Obtained working interest owner approval and negotiated drilling contracts. Designed and provided field supervision of well operations from surface casing to completion. Provided engineering support in several lawsuits. Prepared Reserve reports on company owned properties and third party reserve reports for SEC filings and bank financing. Evaluated non-operated drilling proposals.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND SOCIETIES
Kansas Registered Professional Engineer (Kansas No. 20287)
New Mexico Registered Professional Engineer (New Mexico No. 19678)
Texas Registered Professional Engineer (Texas No. 89470)
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Solution Mining Research Institute