Thomas Wagenhofer

Technical Lead

Thomas Wagenhofer is a highly respected petroleum engineer and oil and gas evaluation specialist with extensive work experience in most major hydrocarbon producing regions. He is skilled in conducting expedient and thorough analyses of all technical aspects associated with oil and gas production. He has an acute sense of risk/reward proposition.

 

  • Detailed technical evaluation of sub-surface data
  • Compiling high-quality reserve reports
  • Evaluation of technical challenges for extraction of hydrocarbons
  • Turning sub-surface data in cogent cash flow data for dependable, repeatable company valuation
  • Deep understanding of most global oil and gas basins


Career History

 

GIANT CAPITAL

Founder          2011-present
Technical lead and member Investment Committee

MACQUARIE BANK LIMITED

Senior Managing Director, Metals and Energy Capital    London    2005-2011
Co-founder and Technical Lead on all oil and gas transactions

RYDER SCOTT COMPANY    

Vice President        Houston    1999-2004
Third party reserves studies and reservoir optimization studies including reservoir simulation

ATLANTIC RICHFIELD COMPANY    

Research Engineer    Dallas    1996-1998
Third party reserves and asset valuation studies
Reservoir and production optimization studies including reservoir simulation


EDUCATION

University of Texas at Austin, MSE Petroleum Engineering                    1996
University of Alaska at Fairbanks, BS Petroleum Engineering (Cum Laude)            1994


PUBLICATIONS

Lecturer of SPE Course on Petroleum Reserves 2004
Recurring Mistakes in Oil and Gas Reserves Estimates (SPE paper 91069)


INTERESTS

Family, golf, arts, and history

 

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