Since 1995, Phil has been primarily focused on completion engineering and design of various types of downhole equipment in the petroleum industry. With 21 years of industry experience, Phil has been involved in the development of completion equipment along with the marketing, sales, applications, manufacturing, project management, product line management and operations of this equipment. Phil’s current role is Subject Matter Expert in Completions and Perforating in the Completion Engineering Unit of the Energy Technology Company at Chevron. Graduate of Oklahoma State University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and various military certificates in Electronics from the United States Marine Corps, Phil has used his education and experience to develop various packer systems, liner hangers, intelligent well completions, HPHT completion systems, tubing conveyed perforating, wireline perforating, drill stem testing, downhole video, multi-finger caliper, fiber optic systems, acoustics, data gauges, high speed wireline telemetry, wireline power tools, well test equipment, frac flowback, drilling chokes and subsea intervention systems. Phil’s has authored several technical papers on perforating and drill stem testing at Chevron. From 2010 Phil has been a Committee Member of the International Perforating Symposium and API RP 67 Steering Committee involved in various roles assisting in improving the perforating industries best practices and standards. In addition, Phil developed his leadership skills in the Marine Corps and was deployed in Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.