Principal personnel

Bill Donovan is the President of Automated Mudlogging Services. Resumes of other officers and employees are available upon request.

William Sterling Donovan: Career summary

Professional Petroleum Engineer and geologist with 25 years of well rounded oil and gas experience. Experienced in all aspects of the exploration cycle; including prospect generation, drilling, log evaluation, completing and reservoir evaluation. Innovative and creative with a sensitivity to the profitability of projects.

Current experience

Donovan Brothers Incorporated, Littleton, CO
1989 to present
Petroleum Engineer

Education

M.S. Petroleum Engineering; Colorado School of Mines, 1979

At the Colorado School of Mines my thesis advisory was Dr. Hilchie and I took many courses from Dr. Pickett. My core competency is in all forms of formation evaluation including log evaluation, core analysis, mudlogging and transient pressure analysis

B.S. Geology; University of Wisconsin, 1970

Licenses and organizations

New Mexico Registered Professional Engineer #8258

Colorado Registered Professional Engineer #26587

Technical Program Chairman, 1989 SPE Rocky Mountain Region/Low Permeability Reservoirs Symposium

Member of the SPE, SWPLA, CWLS, AAPG, RMAG and DWLS

Publications

“The Price Gramps Fields”, Oil and Gas Fields of the Four Corners, Four Corners Geological Society

“An Investigation of Spectral Gamma Ray Emissions and Cation Exchange Capacity in the Muddy “J” Formation, Co-authored with Dr. D. W. Hilchie, SWPLA Log Analyst

“A Study of the Factors Influencing Well Productivity of the “J” and Codell Reservoirs”, SPE Rocky Mountain  Region/Low Permeability Reservoir Symposium

“Mudlogging Method Calculates Coalbed Gas Content”, Oil & Gas Journal, 2/14/00

Patents

Drilling Nipple Gas Trap, Patent Number 5,007,488 Compensated Gamma Ray Mudlog, Patent Number 5,165,275

Languages

Basic conversational Russian

Past Experience

IR ENERGY FINANCING CORPORATION, Englewood, CO
1983 to 1989
Executive Vice President

RESOURCE SERVICES INTERNATIONAL, INC., Denver, CO
1981 to 1983
Reservoir Engineer

DUGAN PRODUCTION CORPORATION, Farmington, NM
1975 to 1981
Drilling and Completion Engineer/Geologist

CORE LABORATORIES, INC., Farmington, NM
1971 to 1975
Laboratory Supervisor/Mudlogger

References

Contact Automated Mudlogging Systems for references.