Mr. Finley began his career as a petroleum geologist in 1999, focusing primarily on oil and gas reservoirs in Wyoming. He has worked for both large and small independent operators in addition to spending considerable time as a successful consultant. His work has included: mapping of subsurface geology, reservoir characterization, computer-enhanced geologic analysis (Petra, Kingdom, Spotfire), horizontal well planning and geosteering, waterflood implementation and optimization, and expert testimony at Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission hearings.
- B.S. Geology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
- Professional Geologist #3617 – Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists
- Wyoming Geological Association
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists