Time & Place

Our meetings are typically held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM at

Brookhaven Country Club

3333 Golfing Green Dr.

Farmers Branch, TX 75234 

Please check the EVENTS calendar for exact dates.

Cost & RSVPs

The cost of dinner is $30, cash or check made payable to Lone Star Desk and Derrick Club of Dallas | RSVPs and cancellations must be made by the third Tuesday at 10:00 AM | Members and guests are responsible for payment if cancellation procedure is not followed.


Social Hour 
Prior to the meeting, the club will host a Social Hour from 6:00-6:30 PM in the lobby adjacent to the meeting room. Drinks can be purchased at the bar.




January Membership Meeting:

January 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Brookhaven Country Club

Don Bailey

William Cobb & Associates

"Drilling for Chocolate"

Donald L. Bailey is Senior Vice President of

Geosciences for William M. Cobb &

Associates, Inc. (Cobb & Associates).

Don has over 35 years of continuous

professional experience in the upstream

petroleum industry, including exploration and production in various basins worldwide. He has been a geosciences consultant for over 20 years.

Before joining Cobb & Associates in 1996, Don was employed by Chevron in California, Houston, and Saudi Arabia. During his tenure with Chevron, he was responsible for exploration evaluation and lease management for offshore California, reservoir development for onshore California and Texas, and reservoir description and waterflood maintenance for the eastern onshore reservoirs of Saudi Arabia. Don has experience in a wide range of carbonate, siliciclastic, and unconventional reservoirs.

Don specializes in reservoir characterization through integrated interpretation of log and core analysis data, subsurface and seismic mapping, and cross section studies. His geoscience expertise includes: reservoir characterization, geostatistics, and 3D earth modeling using Petrel software; siliciclastic, carbonate, and shaly sand formation evaluation/log analysis; 2D and 3D seismic interpretation; structural mapping in a variety of regimes; regional stratigraphic studies and sequence stratigraphy applications; fractured reservoir analysis; siliceous shale oil recovery; waterflood and enhanced recovery evaluation and management; gas storage evaluation and management; and exploration economic evaluation and decision analysis.

Don also has extensive legal support experience in equity disputes, arbitration, and litigation, including expert witness testimony. He is a registered professional geologist in the state of Texas. Don is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).


California State University, Bakersfield, June 1996

Completed M.S. Coursework, Geology
University of Southwestern Louisiana May 1980

B.S., Geology
Millsaps College, May 1978

Over the next few months:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 600416 | Dallas, TX 75360

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