Dan is a dependable, thorough and well organized senior geoscientist with over 42 years' experience in oil and exploration / development geophysics & geology in a broad diversity of settings in both international and the domestic USA.

Dan has special depth of knowledge in the following: AVO/AVO-az analysis / attributes / modeling / seismic to well ties, prospect evaluation, recognition of seismic & Avo related pitfalls, geophysical project supervision / startup, 2D/3D structural - stratigraphic restorations / interpretations, deepwater clastics, carbonates / fractured reservoirs.

Dan is the author of numerous publications and technical poster presentations. He has generated and successfully drilled prospects in both Gulf Coast and international projects.


B.S. Geology, University of Houston, 1980
Graduate studies geology/geophysics, University of Houston, 1981-82
Gulf Oil Companies, 1975-1983
Marathon International, 1983-1990
Arkla Exploration, 1990-1993
Coastal Energy, 2008-2014
Geophysical Consultant 1993-Current


American Association of Petroleum Geologists-1975
Society of Exploration Geophysicists-1982
Houston Geological Society-1983
Geophysical Society of Houston-1983
New Mexico Geological Society-Lifetime Member
Rocky Mountain Association Geologists-5
Geological Society of America-1983


Warwick Energy - Oklahoma Woodford
Texas Eagle Ford
Hunt Oil International - Offshore Morocco
AleAnna Resources - Po Valley, Italy
Conoco Research - Seismic Attribute Group, Ponca City, Oklahoma
Coastal Corporation – Main Pass, Offshore Louisiana
Unocal – East Cameron, Offshore Louisiana
Meridian Resources – Biloxi Marshlands, Louisiana
Oxy USA – Deepwater GOM
Snyder Oil – Northern Louisiana
Hardy – Offshore Texas
Cockrell – Offshore Texas
Enron – East Texas
Chevron - Austin Chalk
SW Energy – Arkoma Basin
Scotia-Group – Burgos Reserve Project
PEMEX – Faja do Oro, Ebano, Burgos Basin
Woodside Energy, USA GOM