Paul Stroud, President & CEO Mr. Stroud's
career spans more than thirty years of experience in all facets of the energy industry worldwide, including onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling, coal bed methane wells, and geothermal wells. After graduating from Sacramento State College, Mr. Stroud began his career with Royal Dutch Shell as an engineer in 1971.Four years later, he joined UNOCAL's geothermal division.
From there, he
own consulting business, in which role he
headed-up an extremely technically challenging project for OESI
in Hawaii and an extensive project for Caithness Corporation
is recognized as a leading expert on geothermal well completions. Mr. Stroud's
first CBM project was with JM Huber
in 1999 as Operations Manager, and in 2003, as Project Manager for CBM Development for Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc.
, both of which were heavily involved in early CBM exploration and production in Sheridan, Wyoming.Mr. Stroud
has personally been involved in the drilling and completion of more than 2000 CBM wells producing more than 150 MMCFPD.