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Hugh W. Peace

Hugh W. Peace

Hugh W. Peace
Senior Staff Geologist, Vice President
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Hugh W. Peace joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton in 1996 after working at Oryx Energy Company for 7 years.

Peace has presented papers at local and regional society meetings. He was president of the Dallas Geological Society from 2005 to 2006, and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Dallas and Houston geological societies. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers. Peace received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology in 1986 and 1989, respectively, from the University of Oklahoma, and was the chairman of the University of Oklahoma’s School of Geology and Geophysics Alumni Advisory Council in 2003. He is a licensed geologist in Texas, and was elected a Vice President at D&M in 1999.

Geographical Experience

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Brazil
  • Congo
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Italy
  • Iraq
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Libya
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Geocellular modeling
  • Reserves estimation
  • Clastic and carbonate reservoir evaluation

Major Projects

Since joining D&M, Peace has worked on projects worldwide with a focus on Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Major projects include the following:

  • Worked within an integrated team to estimate reserves and contingent resources for a large, multi-field offshore gas development in east Africa.
  • Constructed geocellular models for several complex carbonate reservoirs offshore Brazil that were used as the geological basis for a reservoir simulation study.
  • Worked within an integrated team on a corporate defense project that required the analysis and integration of a large volume of data in a very short time period.