Terry D. Payne, P.E. - Austin

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Terry Payne is the President of Platt, Sparks & Associates Consulting Petroleum Engineers, Inc. Payne has been with Platt, Sparks & Associates since September 1991. He works on all phases of complex petroleum engineering studies. His experience includes detailed reservoir engineering studies, reservoir simulation studies, reserve estimates, secondary and tertiary recovery predictions, fair market value and development studies, economic analyses, lease evaluation, prudent operator issues, paying quantities analyses, gas contract analyses for gathering, treating transportation and sales, environmental assessments, and tight gas evaluations. Payne is well recognized as an expert witness and has testified before the Railroad Commission of Texas, the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division, and the Louisiana Office of Conservation and in numerous litigation proceedings.

Before joining Platt, Sparks & Associates, Payne was employed by Chevron USA, Inc. in New Orleans. While with Chevron, he had both production engineering and reservoir engineering assignments in many offshore Gulf of Mexico and inland water fields. Payne's experience includes field developments, property evaluation, drilling and workover evaluations, economic analyses, reserve calculations, and all phases of reservoir management.

Prior to his employment with Chevron, Payne worked for Conoco, Inc. in their operations group in South Texas, where he was responsible for well production and injection operations, problem well analysis, remedial recommendations, and on-site supervision of well work.

Payne received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1985 and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He is a member and former officer of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a member of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers, and a member of the Society of Professional Well Log Analysts.

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