Alaska's Oil & Gas Consulting Company

Paul M. Winslow – Petroleum Engineer

23 years of petroleum engineering experience

• 21 years of reservoir engineering experience

• 9 years of Alaska Cook Inlet experience

• 5 years of Rocky Mountain (low permeability gas) experience

• 4 years of SE Asia / Australia experience

• 3 years of onshore Gulf of Mexico experience

• 2 years of drilling and completion experience

• 1 year of environmental engineering experience


M.S., Petroleum Engineering, 1985

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

B.S., Petroleum Engineering, 1983

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO


2010 – Present, Petroleum Engineering Consultant, Petrotechnical Resources of Alaska (PRA), Anchorage, AK

• Reservoir engineering consultation on CINGSA’s Cannery Loop gas storage project

• Assisted in the preparation of the Storage Injection Order application, which was submitted to the AOGCC

• Testified before the AOGCC (on behalf of CINGSA) in regard to the Gas Storage Injection Order

• Provided reservoir engineering support for the Cannery Loop Gas Storage project before the RCA

• Performed a Grayling Gas Sand (GGS) study for Chevron, to identify shallow gas potential off of the Trading Bay Unit oil platforms

• Reservoir engineering consultation on Chevron’s Ivan River gas storage project

• Assisted in the preparation of the Storage Injection Order application to the AOGCC

• Prepared the Aquifer Exemption application which was submitted to the AOGCC

• Well test analyses of the Red #1 prospect using SAPHIR software.

2008 – 2010, Sr. Petroleum Engineering Advisor, Chevron, USA, Anchorage, AK

• Petroleum engineer in charge of Swanson River Unit (SRU)

• Petroleum engineer in charge of Chevron’s Happy Valley (HV) gas field

• Petroleum engineer in charge of Chevron’s interest in the Ninilchik Unit (NU) gas field

• Managed all three of Chevron’s Alaska gas storage reservoirs

• Two gas storage reservoirs at Swanson River Unit

• One gas storage reservoir at Pretty Creek Unit

• Responsible for production and reserve forecasting & booking for SRU, HV and NU fields

• Nodal analyses of the various gas wells (including gas storage wells) using WEM & PROSPER software

• Well test analyses using SAPHIR

2001 – 2008, Sr. Reservoir Engineer, Forest Oil Corporation, Anchorage, AK

• Lead reservoir engineer on Redoubt Shoal Development:

• Material balance and reserve calculations

• Economic modeling using ARIES and Excel spreadsheets

• Reservoir simulation using ECLIPSE and MERLIN

• Worked with geologists & geophysicists to plan development drilling program

• Reservoir engineering on West McArthur River Unit

• Reservoir engineering on West Foreland gas field

• Forest Oil’s point of contact for McArthur River Field and Trading Bay Field (Chevron operated)

• Forest’s point of contact for the Cosmopolitan Project (Conoco-Phillips operated)

• Responsible for Alaska Business Unit planning and budgeting

• Responsible for annual reserve forecasting for all Alaska properties (using ARIES)

• Volumetric and reserve distributions for exploration prospects (using ROSE & Associate software)

• Nodal analyses of both oil and gas wells using PERFORM software

• Petrophysical analysis using HDS software

• Well test analyses using SAPHIR and FAST WellTest software

• Served as Forest Oil’s Planning Chief in the Incident Command System

 1997 – 2001, Senior Technical Professional (Reservoir Engineer), Halliburton Energy Services, Denver, CO

• Interfaced with operations, management, and corporate headquarters to provide performance reporting and analysis for an operating company with $3B in revenue.

• Modeled, analyzed, and reported variances to budgets for Alaska’s $600M+ of annual capital expenditures by designing and utilizing a shared Excel and Hyperion model.

• Conducted a broad range of analytical business studies that identified cost savings, operational trends, forecasted activity, and estimated merger and acquisition M&A impacts.

• Received four “Exceptional Contribution Awards” (ECA’s) for outstanding performance on projects which included support for Federal Trade Commission (FTC) information request related to a merger, the development a merger related $1B cost model, the execution of a 67 page budget book update, and the design and creation an audit database that tracts audit claims.

• Produced Alaska’s monthly financial and operational report to Corporate CEO and received compliments from Corporate.

1995 – 1997, Petroleum Engineering Consultant (Senior Reservoir Engineer), Forrest A. Garb & Associates, Inc. – Dallas, Texas

• Reservoir simulation of gas storage operations in a New York Oriskany reservoir using CMG’s IMEX300 software

• Reservoir simulation of gravity drainage in Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserve No.1 using CMG’s IMEX300 software

• Fully compositional reservoir simulation study on an East Texas gas condensate reservoir using CMG’s GEM simulation software

• Project/field evaluations in China and Azerbaijan

• Well testing supervision & analyses, offshore India

• Reserve and revenue forecasting (numerous East & West Texas fields), using ARIES and OGRE software

• Material balance and volumetric calculations of gas and oil-in-place

• Volumetric planimetering using PLANIMETER and PLANPLUS

• Drafting, using AutoCAD

1993 – 1994, Environmental Engineer, U.S. Environmental Group, Inc. – Pompano Beach, Florida

• Performed phase I and phase II environmental site assessments

• Prepared and filed contamination assessment reports (CAR’s)

• Prepared initial remedial action (IRA) plans

• Prepared and filed state and county air pollution source applications

• Dispersion modeling of hazardous air pollutants

• Incidental wastewater engineering study at the Kennedy Space Center

1988 – 1992, District Reservoir Engineer, Halliburton Reservoir Services – Dallas, Texas

• Well test operations and analyses in the USA Gulf Coast region

• Development (programming) on HRS’s well test analysis software

• Well test and reservoir analysis throughout the Asia-Pacific region

• Resided in Singapore, Indonesia, and Australia

• Performed layered, bounded, fractured (naturally and hydraulically), water-drive, and geo-pressured reservoir analyses

• Extensive layered and bounded reservoir studies using ECL’s “WELTEST” software

• Well testing supervision and quality control

• Responsible for customer contacts and sales

1981, 1983 & 1985, Petroleum Engineering, Winslow Resources, Inc. – Golden, Colorado

• Supervision of drilling and completion operations in the D-J basin (CO & NE)

• Drill Stem Test supervision and analysis

• Cased and open-hole log interpretation

• Mineral rights acquisition (leasing land for exploration drilling)