Highlights of Gary King’s Experience
M.S. (Geology) 3.9/4.0 G.P.A, B.S. (Geology) with honors. Application of geologic and geophysical interpretations resulted in new oil and gas reserves for every employer Generated prospects and development locations that resulted in successful drilling in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Arkansas and Illinois. Performed regional mapping and lead generation in most basins of the midcontinent area, Illinois Basin, Michigan Basin, Williston Basin, Appalachian Basin, et.al. Made numerous prospect/property evaluations. Experienced in 2-D and 3-D seismic interpretation. Performed detailed field and reservoir studies. Provided well site supervision for numerous exploration and development wells. Made detailed analysis of downhole logs. Acted as an expert witness at numerous state government hearings. Geological/Geophysical oversite of 7 operated and over 300 non-op Fayetteville shale wells. Geosteer multiple horizontal wells.
Team Player and Team Manager. Managed corporate division of over 100 people; responsible for all aspects of administration, operations, and applied science of three major departments with annual budgets of $10-35 million; increased reserves every year. Performed on-site evaluation of the Exploration Division of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and made recommendations that were incorporated into an organizational restructuring that culminated in August 1998. Exploration Manager and Chief Geoscientist for active midcontinent exploration and development company.
Expert in computer applications in exploration for oil & gas, especially as it pertains to exploration and production mapping. Visual Basic Programmer. Designed, wrote and implemented several application software systems including 1) geological data retrieval programs for major oil & gas corporation, allowing meaningful interpretation of multi-million dollar database; 2) numerous utilities to enhance geological applications and translate 3-D seismic data; 3) inventory/rental control for video rental store; 4) control and data acquisition programs for three research projects including interface to physiological measuring devices. Developed procedures and programs for scanning and indexing well logs and similar documents to computer usable images. Past website editor for the Oklahoma City Geological Society.
MARKETING / SALES
Established successful operation to market & sell computer software and hardware to Oil & Gas Industry, specializing in computer mapping and added-value-resale of microcomputer hardware and software; sold more systems than any other distributor.
Excellent speaking and presentation skills. Authored and presented many seminars on various computer mapping topics. Guest speaker at several scientific professional organizations on various topics including "Geologic Mapping with Computers" and "Successful Computer Implementation for Technical Applications." Presented paper on "Case Studies of Successful Application of Computer Technology to Finding Oil" to national research conference of major oil & gas corporation.