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Rex A. Richard

Rex A. Richard

Rex A. Richard
Senior Engineer
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Rex Richard joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton in 2021, specializing in the design, execution, and evaluation of unconventional completions. Prior to joining D&M, Richard worked with Chesapeake Energy and Halliburton.

Richard graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 2007. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Geographical Experience

  • Bahrain
  • Canada
  • Oman
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United States

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Completion design and analysis
  • Well site operations
  • Hydraulic fracture simulation
  • DFIT analysis
  • Wellbore integrity evaluation
  • Field development planning

Major Projects

At D&M, Richard supports the North America Division, focusing on completion evaluation, hydraulic fracture modeling, and DFIT analysis for projects ranging from the Permian Basin to the Middle East.

At Chesapeake, Richard was directly responsible for unconventional well completions and remedial operations in the Eagle Ford, Austin Chalk, and Niobrara Shale plays, and he provided completion analysis and well-testing support for developments in the Haynesville and Marcellus Shales. Major projects at Chesapeake included integrated reservoir studies to aid in field development planning, wellbore integrity investigations to solve casing collapse issues and identify re-fracture candidates, and new technology implementations to enhance safety and improve operational efficiency.

At Halliburton, Richard served as a wellsite engineer for hydraulic fracturing and coil tubing operations in the midcontinental United States, North Dakota, Canada, and Oman. He gained hands-on experience in the Woodford, Barnett, Fayetteville, Haynesville, Bakken, Montney, and Duvernay Shales in North America as well as the Miqrat, Barik, and Amin Formations in Oman.