Dr. Mary Hileman
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 1973 University of Michigan
M.S. 1969 University of Michigan
B.S. 1967 University of Michigan
Paleoenvironmental analysis of clastic and carbonate depositional systems using outcrop and subsurface data; exploration and production of hydrocarbon reservoirs; structural influence on sediment deposition and on hydrocarbon reservoir integrity.
Certified Petroleum Geologist (Certificate No. 6028)
American Association of Petroleum Geologists – Div. of Prof. Affairs
Petroleum Industry Experience: 13.5 years
- Mid-Continent Exploration Manager, Woods Petroleum, Oklahoma City (1984-1986). Supervised staff of 7 geologists. Responsible for review of geology, well recommendation and risk analysis of all prospects; annual exploration budget of $10 MM. Recommended 15 development wells and completion of two oil and one gas exploration wells. Provided technical testimony before OK Corporation Commission and Texas Railroad Commission for Mid-Continent.
- Senior Staff Exploration Geologist, Anadarko Producing Co., Oklahoma City (1977–1984). Wildcat gas discovery in Penn. sands central OK, plus 3 wildcat and 1 development well completions in Penn. sands in Texas Panhandle. Recommended development recompletion of 30 Panhandle Eastern Field wells for reserves behind pipe.
- Exploration Geologist – Assistant District Geologist, Texaco Inc. Midland, TX (1973-1977). Developed Upper Morrow sand play with multi-well prospects on northern shelf of Delaware Basin, evaluated Ellenburger carbonate deposition and diagenesis, evaluated San Andres formation potential, discovered new oil pay zone. Supervised 8 geologists in NW District and all exploration and development projects in 1977.