Michael is currently the Executive Director and Business Manager of Greenway Technical Consulting Services, Inc. In this role he is a consultant focusing on oil and gas and carbon storage with expertise in Strategic Planning, Technology, and Innovation.
Prior to this, Michael managed Schlumberger Carbon Services located in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., leading a diverse business team composed of finance, marketing, project managers and petrotechnical experts in geology, geophysics, petrophysics, drilling, and reservoir and production engineering to bring Schlumberger’s vast experience and technology in oilfield services and operations to the Carbon Storage business. In this role, he managed numerous CO2 storage projects in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia assuring technical quality, safe operations, and developing innovative solutions for the safe storage and monitoring of CO2 in deep saline reservoirs.
Prior to joining the Carbon Services group, he served within Schlumberger as the Production Technology Advisor for the Houston Technology Centre. Other roles have included management and technical oversite for technology development projects specializing in Production and Reservoir Optimization and Permanent Downhole Sensing. A significant portion of the work over the past two decades has been focused on innovation and optimization.
Over his career with Schlumberger which began in 1991, he has held positions in both technical and managerial roles with responsibilities covering countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Australia. In addition to his regular responsibilities, he has been dedicated to mentoring and has served for several years in leadership roles in the Production and Completions Engineering and Sensor Technology technical communities within Schlumberger as well as the management sponsor for other technical communities.
Before joining Schlumberger, he worked as a Development Geologist for Gulf Oil and Chevron for almost 15 years in West Texas, West Africa, and the North Sea where he specialized in well remediation, field development planning, and equity redetermination. He holds a BSc in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.