Brett Miller

Geologist

Brett Miller has a background in unconventional plays across Texas and Oklahoma. Educated at Boone Pickens School of Geology, focused on petroleum geology. For his master’s thesis, he described and analyzed 800 feet of Barnet Shale core and combined with CRTC analysis to discern lithologic controls on reservoir quality.

Warwick Energy Group, Geologist (2014-15)

  • Worked Warwick’s acreage as a staff geologist across multiple plays spanning 13 states, evaluating upside opportunities and looking for behind pipe pay. (Scoop/Stack/Arkoma basin/Eagleford/Permian/Fayetteville)
  • Evaluated the constant stream of farm-in and participation opportunities, primarily in Scoop/Stack play areas
  • Worked in conjunction with engineering and finance teams to develop type curves in the Woodford/Springer shale in Scoop/Stack/Arkoma basins. Eagleford/Austin chalk in Live Oak county. Fayetteville Shale and multiple benches in the Midland Basin.

Chesapeake Energy, Geoscience Intern (Summer 2013)

  • Worked with Geologist to perform drilling operations daily duties, including geosteering active wells in Teton
  • Lithologically analyzed and described a well core and extrapolated regional sequence stratigraphy and depositional model
  • Generated multiple isochore, contour, and other maps using lithology, petrophysics, and production variables
  • Developed proficiency using: GeoGraphix Discovery (GeoAtlas, Prizm, Query Builder, WellBase, XSection) Spotfire, and Teton

Nomac Services LLC, Field Geologist (Summer 2012)

  • Worked on locations across the Mississippi Lime play preparing and analyzing drill cuttings
  • Called formation tops from cuttings and MWD curves
  • Prepared a comprehensive well log report for the primary geologist twice each day.

Education:
MS in Geology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. OK
BS in Geology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK