is a proven leader in domestic oil and gas exploration
and geoscience education. He has over forty years
experience in all phases of exploration, including
33 years working for Hunt Oil Company. In his exploration
manager role at Hunt he was responsible for all geoscience
evaluation and lease negotiations in the drilling
of over 70 wells located in Texas, the Oklahoma Panhandle,
Kentucky, West Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Colorado,
Kansas, Wyoming, Montana, Utah and Nevada. This activity
resulted in 11 discoveries and added significant production
to Hunt Oil.
In addition Pittman has explored offshore the East
Coast, as well as the Pearl River Basin, Offshore
China. He is very knowledgeable about Data Base Management
Systems for the energy industry and developed and
promoted proprietary software, ‘EDM:/PC’
for over a decade as President of Petroleum Logistics
He has been very active in the Dallas Geologic Society
and AAPG and was instrumental in the creation of The
Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute at Brookhaven
College in 1997, where he still serves on the Board.
Pittman provides us with advice that only can be gained
through years of experience.