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Mark Mathisen has 15 years of experience with both clastic and carbonate reservoir description, reservoir quality evaluation and prediction, and seismic reservoir interpretation at Mobil. He has a Ph.D. from Iowa State University.

Bob Maute has 15 years of open hole, cased hole and production log interpretation experience with Mobil and ARAMCO. He holds a ph.D. in experimental nuclear physics from The Ohio state university.

Bob Richter has 35 years of extensive domestic exploration and production experience with both majors and independents. He has also worked Gulf of Thailand basins. He has received both M.S. and B.S. degrees from the University of Oklahoma.

Ali Sinnokrot has more than 30 years experience of reservoir engineering experience ranging from research to the reservoir management of major fields in the U.S. and several foreign countries. His expertise includes the analysis and prediction of reservoir performance, reserves evaluation, phase behavior and rock/fluid interactions, EOR processes, He holds a Ph.D from Stanford University has worked for both major and national oil companies

Tina Tsui has over 15 years of reservoir characterization and reservoir quality evaluation experience with Mobil. She is skilled in petrography, scanning electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, and in the analysis of chemical, isotopic and thermal data. She holds a Ph.D from Harvard University.

Jim Wallace has over 20 years of worldwide experience with petrophysical data integration, formation evaluation, log acquisition, and the development of innovative interpretation techniques. He holds a B.A. in Physics from New York State University at Oswego.



Electrical logging: state-of-the-art, R. E. Maute, The Log Analyst, May-June, 1992. (also Kansas Geological Society Bulletin, Volume 68, Number 3, November, 1992)

Detection of bypassed gas using Borehole Gravimeter and pulsed neutron capture logs, L.S. Gournay and R.E. Maute, The Log Analyst, May-June, pp. 27-32, 1982.

Improved data-analysis method determines Archie Parameters from core data, R. E. Maute, W. D. Lyle, and E. S. Sprunt, JPT, January, 1992, p103-107.

Formation evaluation applications of the Borehole Gravity Meter, R. E. Maute, Invited presentation at the Cased Hole Formation Evaluation - Past, Present, and Future Workshop, SPWLA 37th Annual Logging Symposium, June, 1996.

Methods for improved dip determination in water based mud with the six arm dipmeter, R. Chemali, S. M. Su, J. F. Goetz, R. E. Maute, and F. F. Osborn, The Log Analyst, V.32, No.3, May-June, pp.298-308, 1991.(also SPWLA 31st Annual Logging Symposium, Paper O, June, 1990)

Determination of residual oil saturation with the Borehole Gravity meter, R. E. Maute and L. S. Gournay, SPE 13703, SPE Middle East Oil Technical Conference and Exhibition, March 11-14, 1985.

Design of a novel flooding system for an oil-wet central Texas carbonate reservoir, Sinnokrot, Ali, 1990, SPE/DOE (Tulsa, OK., April, ).

Controls of quartzarenite diagenesis, Simpson Group, Oklahoma: implications for reservoir quality prediction,Mathisen, M.E.. 1997, In K.S. Johnson (ed.) Simpson and Viola Groups in the Southern Midcontinent, Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular.

Evaluation of core cleaning techniques for the Norphlet Formation, Sinnokrot, Ali, 1989, 2nd annual Mereting of the Society of Core Analysts (New Orleans, La.)

Diagenesis of Plio-Pleistocene nonmarine sandstones, Cagayan Basin, Philippines: early development of secondary porosity in volcanic sandstones. Mathisen, M.E., 1984, In Clastic Diagenesis. AAPG Memoir 37:177-193.
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