Expert Qualifications

This expert has been working in the petroleum industry for over 40 years. He has worked for numerous petroleum and energy firms in a variety of capacities, from production and drilling accountant and oil and gas accountant to senior internal auditor, control analyst, audit manager, and senior staff auditor. Awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, he holds a number of certifications for auditing, fraud examination, and consulting, while he has held membership in the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies for over 40 years. Currently, this expert runs his own petroleum consulting firm, where he provides services in the areas of auditing, negotiation, reviews, due diligence, fraud, litigation support, and joint interest and contract compliance. His clients have included Amoco, Chevron, Exxon, and Texaco, among many others, and his audits have returned exceptions of up to $60 million. This expert is an author and widely published.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Texas
  • B.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University
  • Board Certified, Forensic Examiner, American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • Certified, Consultant and Expert, American Academy of Certified Consultants and Experts
  • Certified, Business Manager, Association of Professionals in Business Management
  • Certified, Environmental Auditor, Association of Professionals in Business Management
  • Certified, Environmental and Safety Compliance Officer, National Registry of Environmental Professionals
  • Certified, Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified, Fraud Specialist, Association of Certified Fraud Specialists
  • Certified, Negotiation Expert, Negotiation Expertise, LLC
  • Certified, Professional Consultant to Management, National Bureau of Certified Consultants
  • Certified, Management Consultant, Institute of Management Consultants
  • Certified, Risk Management Assurance, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Registered, Environmental Manager, National Registry of Environmental Professionals
  • Registered, Professional Consultant, American Association of Professional Consultants
  • Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners
  • Member, Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies
  • Member, The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
  • Member, Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada
  • Former, Oil and Gas Accountant, Midwest Oil Corporation
  • Former, Control Analyst, Occidental Oil and Gas Company
  • Former, Audit Manager, Home Petroleum Corporation
  • Former, Senior Staff Auditor, Damson Oil Corporation
  • Current, Owner and Principal, petroleum consulting firm

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