JANUARY 2020 MEMBERSHIP MEETING
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.
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
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
Millsaps College, May 1978