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Christopher M. Boland

Christopher M. Boland

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Christopher M. Boland joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton in 2011 as a petroleum engineer specializing in the estimation and appraisal of reserves. Prior to joining D&M, Boland worked in the oil and gas service industry for nearly a decade.

Boland graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Additionally, Boland is a member of the Tau Beta Pi national engineering honor society.

Geographical Experience

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Bulgaria
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Italy
  • Middle East
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Volumetric analysis
  • SEC, NI 51-101, and PRMS guidelines
  • PVT analysis
  • Unconventional shale resources
  • Material-balance analysis
  • Recovery factor correlations
  • Decline-curve analysis
  • Black oil simulation

Major Projects

  • Estimated reserves in the Thrace Basin and Southeast Basin of Turkey according to SEC and NI 51-101 guidelines.
  • Performed evaluation of contingent resources in the Ortakoy Block of Turkey according to PRMS criteria.
  • Conducted reserves calculations for a multitude of geologically complex fields in Algeria and Romania.
  • Developed type curves for the Haynesville and Eagle Ford shale plays in the United States.