James P. Wakefield

Senior Advisor

Jim Wakefield has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He brings senior-level expertise to projects, including strategic planning, offshore subsea development, engineering, operational support, production management, and project evaluation. Operations engaged range from drilling and well completion/workovers, conventional and non-conventional wells, normal and abnormal pressure frac‐packs, HPHT completions, subsea completions, and international drilling. He has worked on rigs such as land, platform, semisubmersibles, and drillships in water depths up to 2800 m. Jim’s has vast domestic and international experience, including the US Gulf of Mexico and Permian Basin, Algeria, Australia, Columbia, Cote d’Ivore, Kurdistan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, and Tunisia. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana and received a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 1981.


Bachelor of Science – Petroleum Engineering
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

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