Dara Oney


Dara Oney has over 15 years of experience in building and leading support teams in Exploration and Geoscience Technology. She has worked alongside Jeff Miller for 12 of these years and is viewed as a subject matter expert in log data management and best practices. For the past 9 years, Dara’s focus has been in petrophysical analysis workflows and multi-discipline data integration. As she continues in the study of petrophysics, her role as Geoscientist will support Oakspring in evaluation of exploration and development projects, identifying growth opportunities.

Oakspring Energy, 2016 – Present, Oklahoma City, Geoscientist

Chesapeake Energy, 2005 – 2015, Oklahoma City, Petrophysical Technician Advisor, Geotechnical Supervisor – Petrophysics

  • Assist Petrophysicist with routine analyses – normalization, run models, pay summations
  • Provided historical play knowledge, data forensics and subject matter expertise to Petrophysics and other disciplines
  • Manage corporate log data management team housed within the Geoscience Technology’s Petrophysics Group
  • Advise and share technical knowledge within Geoscience Technology, Exploration, and the Business Units

Devon Energy, 2001-2005, Oklahoma City, Senior Geological Technician

  • Lead tech for Barnett Shale, mapping source for multiple disciplines
  • Special Projects lead and Liaison with IT for Central Division


  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK – Coursework in Structural Geology, Mineralogy, Calc/Physics
  • Petroskills – Well Log Interpretation, Integration of Rocks, Logs and Test Data
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK — Bachelors of Science – Health & Sport Sciences, 1998

Member SPWLA – Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, SPE – Society of Petroleum Engineers