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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Oil and Gas and Engineering

Keywords/Search Terms:

Oilfield Operations, Well Control, Petroleum Engineering, Upstream Oil & Gas Industry, Drilling, Artificial Lift Design, HTHP, Reservoir Engineering, Hydraulic Fracturing, Intellectual Property, Rig Supervision, Chemical Production Optimization


B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Additional Information

Tyson S. Foutz is a petroleum engineer with broad experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, particularly in oilfield operations, drilling, and well control. Tyson is a licensed professional engineer with a IWCV Supervisor (Level 4) Well Control Certification and a member of the Society of Professional Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Society of Safety Professionals, and the American Association of Drilling Engineers. He provides oilfield consulting focusing on operations and project execution in both office and field environments and expert witness services. Recent projects include: • Expert witness, water well rig staff injury • Oilfield wastewater disposal facility environmental remediation • HTHP onsite consultant for Kurdistan deep test • Shakedown and evaluation of US purchased rig for transport to Chile • Expert witness for intellectual property claim • Disposal facility modification for skim oil clean up and processing • Expert witness for Deepwater Horizon blowout • Drilling Rig Inspection, Blowout Contingency Plan • Reserves report for Madagascar exploration blocks • Oilfield equipment valuation for venture capital firm