John P.

Company: Petroleum Knowledge

Country: United States

state: Montana

city: Bozeman


SUB DISCIPLINE: Geochemistry, Data Analytics, Hydrogeology



About Me

John has provided internal decision support for projects and portfolios at ARCO, BP and ARAMCO. Since 2010 he has consulted for Carnarvon, Chesapeake, Concho, DeGolyer & MacNaughton, Hess, Houston Energy, Hyperdynamic, ION, JHI, Laredo, Marathon, Pakistan Petroleum, and Pearl Petroleum in evaluating their subsurface assets. John was the founding director of the Chevron Center of Research Excellence at Texas A&M. There he Spearhead collaborative, multidisciplinary research projects with geoscientists and petroleum engineers from Chevron and other companies to further understand petroleum systems, sedimentary basins, and unconventional petroleum resources.

Although most of the John’s work is confidential, a few recent open publications are available for open debate and discussion.

Varady, C., Pantano, J., Mcvay, D. A., Diagnostics and Uncertainty Characterization of Tight Liquid Production with Phase Behavior: Insights from Case Study in the Delaware Basin. AAPG ACE 19-22 May 2019 San Antonio, TX
Wright S., Franks, S.G., Pantano, J., Kloska1, M., Wolters, J., Understanding Dynamic Production Contribution from Hydraulically Fractured Middle Bakken and Three Forks Wells in the Williston Basin Using Time-Lapsed Geochemistry URTeC 22‒24 July 2019 Denver, Colorado
Varady C. E., Pantano, J., Explaining Well Performance Patterns: Application of Scaled Hydrocarbon Head Potential to Permian, Anadarko Basins and Eagle Ford for Better Resource Assessment and Development, AAPG ACE 23-25 April 2018 Houston, TX
Pantano, J., Petroleum System Analysis for Exploiting Low Permeability Oil and Gas Reservoirs, SPE Unconventional Summit II: Building and Applying the Universal Workflow for Low Permeability Oil and Gas Reservoirs 21-24 August 2017 The Woodlands, Texas

John in addition has two patents (US 9376901 and US 9194199) for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and stimulation processes.



  • Geological modeling
  • Regional Geology
  • Basin Evolution Analysis
  • Geothermal wells
  • Hydrogeology
  • Contaminant hydrogeology
  • Geochemistry
  • Big Data


  • Black Sea
  • North Sea (North/South)
  • Paris Basin
  • Lower Saxony
  • Niger Delta
  • Namibe
  • Gabon
  • Alberta
  • Anadarko
  • Appalachian
  • Cook Inlet
  • Delaware
  • Denver
  • Duvernay
  • East Texas (Eagleford)
  • Green River
  • Gulf Of Mexico
  • North Slope
  • Permian
  • Piceance
  • Powder River
  • San Juan
  • Persian Gulf
  • Amazonas
  • Campos
  • San Jorge Basin
  • Santos
  • Cooper
  • Georgina
  • Perth
  • Malay
  • Los Angeles
  • North Sea - Norway
  • Fort Worth
  • East Texas
  • Jeanne D'Arc
  • Gulf of Suez Rift
  • North Sumatra
  • South Sumatra
  • NE Java
  • Alaska North Slope (Prudhoe Bay)
  • Appalachian (Marcellus Shale)
  • Arkoma
  • Anadarko (Woodford Shale)
  • Permian (Wolfcamp)
  • Anadarko (Mississippi Lime)
  • Arkoma (Fayetteville Shale)
  • South Texas (Eagleford)
  • Illinois
  • Eastern Venezuela
  • Black Warrior
  • North Louisiana
  • San Joaquin
  • Middle Indus Basin
  • Lower Indus Basin
  • Norwegian-Danish
  • Guyana
  • Otway
  • Gippsland
  • South Texas
  • BC foothills
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Texas Gulf Coast
  • Louisiana Gulf Coast
  • Bohai
  • Piceance (Mesa Verde)
  • Piceance (Niobrara/Mancos shale)
  • Mahakam Delta
  • Nile Delta
  • Carnarvon
  • Maverick
  • Fort Worth (Barnett shale)

projects completed:0

hours worked:0

MEMBER SINCE:26-Mar-2020

COUNTRY:United States