Team

Our Company

Our company is comprised of young professional software developers and multi-decade field & engineering advisors that provide our firm more than a century of in-house oil industry experience. With professional Petroleum Engineering, sales personnel and our working relationship with collegiate Petroleum Engineering faculty and students, we have the skillsets to navigate new challenges a project may present.

CORE TEAM

RARE PETRO Technologies & Engineering

President & CEO - RARE PETRO Technologies Inc. & Engineering PLLC

Graduated Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 2007, attained Professional Engineering certification in December 2011. Career working with operating & service companies in multiple US basins with a focus on field ops and production/completion engineering and general business development.

CTO - RARE PETRO Technologies, Inc.

Being enamored with computers from a young age, Hayden has taken an “always learning” approach to his career in technology. Despite taking some time to be a wildland firefighter and a rodeo cowboy, computing has always been his passion. Becoming an AWS cloud architect in 2017 has really shaped his current view and push towards “fewer servers more service” in the serverless cloud arena.

CFO - RARE PETRO Technologies, Inc. & Engineering PLLC

Earned a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Oklahoma, and became a licensed CPA in the State of Texas in 2013. Started a private accounting practice in Austin, TX in 2014. Decade long career in accounting focused primarily on taxation & financial accounting for upstream oil & gas operations.

Engineering Manager

Scott is an experienced petroleum professional focused on improving the efficiency of operations and communication throughout the oil and gas sector. He has a strong background in operations and production engineering, working multiple assets from primary to tertiary recovery. He graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 2011, earned an M.B.A from Texas Tech in 2015, and acquired his Professional Engineering certification for Colorado, Texas, and California in 2020.

Advisor

Stan is a recognized expert on the Digital Oil Field (DOF). He is a co-author of the 2017 book, Intelligent Digital Oil and Gas Fields. Formerly he was Director, Corporate Technology in LINN Energy and VP Technology for Berry Petroleum. From 2003 to 2010, Stan was a Halliburton Technology Fellow and also served in various technology roles in Mobil Oil and Shell Development. Stan has about 20 technical articles directly related to DOF and 22 awarded patents, including 9 related to DOF (2 applications pending). He has a PhD from The Ohio State University, a MBA from the University of Texas, Dallas, and 35+ years Industry experience.

Data & Testing Jr. Associate

Gunnar is a Junior in Petroleum Engineering at Colorado School of Mines. He possesses a diverse background of experiences in drilling, reservoir management, federal regulations, research, and data analytics. Onboarding with RP Engineering in May 2018 he holds multiple roles that have since expanded to RP Technologies in October 2018. Gunnar is involved with CSM’s hockey and lacrosse teams as well as its undergraduate student government, and AADE.

Engineer 1

Kevin graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 2018 and joined the RP Team in August of 2019. Kevin brings experience in Field, Production, and Operations Engineering with various operators and service companies across the United States providing unique insight from extensive, hands-on industry experience.

Engineer 1 & Podcast Host

Tavis graduated from the Colorado School of Mines back in May of 2020 with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering but has been the voice of the RARE PETRO Podcast Since October of 2019. He spends his days researching markets and commodities, consulting, and editing both audio and video assets. In his free time, he enjoys any outdoor activity, picking up obscure new hobbies, and creating (arguably bad) art in many different mediums.

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With current clients and projects in Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas & California, we have exposure and reach to help in many areas of the country. We welcome challenges and are eager to explore every step of the process to help you solve your problems in ways that benefit your business and the industry as a whole.