During these challenging times, with rigs drastically cut and completion crews on indefinite hold, finding ways to immediately impact cash flow is critical. If you are a C-Suite, division VP or field leader, there are a number of impactful strategies your team can implement today to drop more revenue into…
Kevin Decker has nearly 30 years of experience with independent E&Ps, building and leading teams in the space where finance, field technology, and operations services converge. His extensive experience includes optimizing field production processes, developing best-in-class M&A integration processes with 135 acquisitions in 10 years, and optimizing drilling efficiency and base production by applying data science and analytics to operations support center challenges. Decker is President of Peake, LLC, an energy, technology, and management consulting firm. He spent the bulk of his career at Chesapeake Energy where he held various senior management positions, including Director of Intelligent Production Operations, Director of Integrated Field Operations, and Director of Operations Data Services. Decker earned a B.S. in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Steve Haglund has over twenty years of experience in strategy, business development, operations and consulting practice development in the information technology and oil & gas industries. He serves as Vice President of Field Operations at W Energy Software where he spearheads the software developer’s field solutions for upstream and midstream. Haglund was previously President of NeoFirma (acquired by W Energy Software in 2019), where he grew the software company into a category leader in mobile and cloud-based oil & gas field operations solutions. Prior to that, Haglund co-founded and served as President of Insolexen – a business integration services company and Michigan Fast50 Award winner – which was acquired by Perficient, a public, IT services consultancy. Before that, served in various capacities with webMethods, Andersen Consulting, Baker-Hughes, and FMC. Haglund graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA with Honors from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.