SVP, DRILLING & COMPLETIONS
Nick Steinsberger brings 32 years’ experience in petroleum engineering, drilling and completions, production, and surface facilities to ReconAfrica. Nick began his career with Mitchell Energy in 1988 after graduating from the University of Texas with a BS in Petroleum Engineering.
While with Mitchell Energy, Nick was promoted to Completion Manager for the Barnett Fields(Texas) in 1995 and was responsible for completing the first 25 horizontal wells ever drilled and completed in the play, transforming it into ultimately one of the largest gas fields in the USA reaching peak production of 5.75 Billion Cubic Feet per day in 2012. Based on its success in the Barnett, Mitchell Energy was sold to Devon Energy for $3.1 Billion in 2002.
In July 2003, Nick began Steinsberger Gas Consulting and is considered a world leader in completions and well design, and has supervised over 1,500 well programs in North American source rock and conventional plays.