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J. Matthew Conrad, P.G.
Senior Vice President
Oil & Gas Division
M.S., Geology, West Virginia University, 1987
B.S., Geology, West Virginia University, 1984
Indiana, Professional Geologist, Certification No. 2003
Pennsylvania, Professional Geologist, Certification No. PG-000912-G
Kentucky, Professional Geologist, Certification No. 105
Tennessee, Registered Geologist, Certification No. TN-1147
J. Matthew Conrad is a petroleum geologist with over 16 years of exploration and development experience in conventional and coalbed methane (CBM) reservoirs. He has worked in numerous geologic settings including CBM resource assessment and evaluation in the central and northern Appalachian Basin, Cherokee Basin, Deep River Basin, Eastern Shelf and Arkoma Basin area of Oklahoma, Forest City Basin, Illinois Basin, Richmond Basin, San Juan Basin, Valley Coal Fields, and Western Canada. Mr. Conrad is also experienced in mapping reservoirs including the Pennsylvanian, Mississippian and Devonian-Age clastic reservoirs, and the Mississippian and Siluro-Devonian Age carbonates in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins.
Mr. Conrad has significant practical experience in CBM production in the central Appalachian Basin. As the project geologist for Equitable Production Company, he was involved in the initiation and development of the Nora CBM Field, Virginia (350 Bcf proved reserves), including the drilling of over 400 CBM wells. Later, as Senior Geologist, he led the exploration and development efforts in southern West Virginia including the leasing of over 55,000 acres and drilling of 35 commercial CBM wells. Additionally, he has been involved in several acquisition evaluations for CBM and conventional reserve valuation and assessment. His primary responsibilities include managing regional CBM evaluations, evaluating conventional oil and gas properties and developing Canadian business opportunities.
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