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Mr. Ken Bowdon

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Geologist and Geophysicist

Phone: (214) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: k***@***.com
Weber Energy Corporation
200 Crescent Court Suite 1801
Dallas , Texas 75201
United States

Company Description: Weber strives to secure and provide investors with low risk oil and gas projects in proven areas of production. Weber is also dedicated to utilizing the best...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • BS , geology
    Centenary College of Louisiana
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Company Management, 11 Aug 2014 [cached]
Kenneth Bowdon
Kenneth Bowdon graduated in 1978 from Centenary College of Louisiana with a BS in geology. Mr. Bowdon worked for Core Laboratories, performing sidewall core analysis, whole core analysis, and special core analysis. Mr. Bowdon began evaluating horizontal drilling technology in 1986 and in 1987 was responsible for recommending the first exploratory horizontal wellbore in the lower 48 states of the USA. He was Austin Chalk team leader for the Horizontal Taskforce for two years. Mr. Bowdon continued to develop horizontal geo-navigation technology while working for small independent oil companies for the next six years. His company, Horizontal Solutions International, was founded in 1996 to provide geo-navigation services to the industry. Mr. Bowdon conceived and developed LatNav, the proprietary software utilized for geo-navigation. HSI has performed geo-navigation for more than 8,000 laterals in the US, Canada and throughout the world. Mr. Bowdon was part of the team that discovered the Eagle Ford Shale "Blackhawk" prospect in Dewitt County, Texas extending the Eagle Ford Shale play hundreds of miles beyond the previously known extents.
Engaging with ArtinSoft’s VB Migration Services, 15 April 2006 [cached]
Ken Bowdon - President and CEO, HSI | Energy / Oil , USA
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Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas (CSUG) - Board of Directors, 8 Jan 2010 [cached]
01.13.10 - Technical Luncheon Series - Kenneth Bowdon
Horizontal Solutions Intl., 2 Jan 2014 [cached]
Ken Bowdon, President and Chief Executive Officer
A professional petroleum geologist with more than 30 years of experience, Ken Bowdon is a pioneer in horizontal well technology and evaluation. In 1987 he was the first to drill an exploratory horizontal well in the continental United States. Nine years later, Mr. Bowdon founded Horizontal Solutions International after writing the exclusive software program that offers superior navigation of horizontal wellbores using MWD gamma ray signatures.
HSI President and veteran petroleum ..., 18 Nov 2008 [cached]
HSI President and veteran petroleum geologist Ken Bowdon drilled the first U.S. exploratory horizontal well in 1987. Nine years later, Mr. Bowdon founded Horizontal Solutions International upon completing the exclusive software program and modeling system which HSI uses to make horizontal drilling precise and effective.
Bowdon developed a pioneering geonavigational methodology that he calls "True Stratigraphic Position Modeling" (TSPM).
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