Details for William J. "Billy" Wilson (Consulting Geologist & Engineer)

Professional History:

Billy Wilson Consulting Services. Consulting and professional services provider to regional domestic oil and gas companies. Provides geological services utilizing the latest in technology. Also provides on-site supervision for drilling completion, and work over operations. Founder, president and senior partner, 1998-present.
Energy Resource and Development Corporation. Oil and gas exploration company focused in Oklahoma and Texas. Researched and developed prospects from regional mapping, screened and evaluated outside prospects, supervised well site work, and contracted with partners. Leveraged exploration tools, including geochemical, telluric, and seismic: vice president of operations and various other positions including exploration manager and drilling engineer, 1989-1998.
Independent Consulting Geologist. Provided consulting geological services for a number of regional independents in Texas. Founder: chairman and chief executive officer, 1986-1989.
Echo Production Company. Oil and gas exploration company focused in Texas: senior geologist, 1984-1986.
I. J. Wolfson Echo Production Company. Oil and gas exploration company focused in Texas: exploration and engineering manager, 1982-1984.
Rio Exploration Company. Oil and gas exploration company focused in Texas: exploration and drilling manager, 1980-1982.
Amoco Petroleum Company. Major integrated oil and gas company. Served in various field drilling operations in south Texas and 2+ years as a drilling supervisor in Arctic Alaska. 1977-1980.
Vann Tool Company. A natural gas engineering and oil tool development company based in Midland: Served as engineer, 1976-1977.

Areas of North American Experience

Fort Worth Basin, Permian Basin. Eastern Self, Lower Texas Gulf Coast, New Mexico Arkoma Basin, Colorado, San Juan Basin, Piceance Basin, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, North Slope

Canadian Experience:

Elmsworth Basin, Northern British Columbia, Northwest Territory, Yukon, Alberta

Professional Recognition

Well log analyst certification.
Well control certification.
H2S certification.
OSHA certification.
EPA certification.


Midwestern State University: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 1974; Bachelor of Science in Geology and Paleontology 1975.
Summer and part-time employment during college: Roughneck for Cates Drilling; Oilfield operations including lease pumping for Texaco.