Advisory Board | Energy | Engineering | General Business Facilitator | Management | Strategic Planning | Technology
Upstream Oil and Gas/Leadership/Management/ Strategic Planning/Advisory Board/Start Up Companies
David DesAutels Oil and Gas executive with 40 years’ upstream experience in development and exploration. Worked over 100 economical development projects worldwide, conventional and unconventional, in various executive roles. Technically creative: can quickly ascertain problem areas in business analysis or complex developments with solutions that may not have been immediately evident.
Successfully built two start up consulting companies, Synertia Energy, LLC and Seregon Energy, LLC.
David has lived in three foreign countries, Qatar, Indonesia and Colombia and is well versed in cultural issues regarding employees and foreign business practices. David has also worked in almost 50 countries including Colombia, Indonesia, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Qatar, Oman, Argentina, Israel, UK, Falklands, Ecuador, Peru, Russia, Canada, UAE.
Areas where David can bring Coaching and Mentoring into Business thinking:
Decision analysis and the thinking behind decisions: exploring possibilities for alternative ways to lead and think
Working beyond limitations and into breakthrough space
Board Leadership Subsurface Technology Private Equity
Exit Strategy Decision Analysis Risk Mitigation
Process Excellence Staffing Analysis Discipline Integration
Risk Assessment Uncertainty Analysis Bias
Recent Business Experience:
Managing Director, Synertia Energy, LLC, Upstrean Geoscience and Engineering Consulting, Producing Property Asset Management, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Commercial and Business Development, 2017 - current
President/CEO, Seregon Energy, LLC, Subsurface Consulting and Producing Property Asset Management, 2011 - current
President, Zavanna Canada Corporation, Canadian Oil and Gas Producer, 2011 - 2016
Director Development Geoscience, Noble Energy, Inc, Worldwide Development and Appraisal, 2008 - 2016
Board Advisor, Moably, 2011 - 2016
Vice President Geoscience, Occidental Colombia and Chief Production Geoscientist, 2000 - 2007
“The Twelve Step Program to Better Business Management”
“The Alaska Oil Conspiracy”
Masters of Science in Geology , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
Wharton Executive Education Finance, University of Pennsylvania.
Gap International extensive leadership training in transforming organizations and team growth and performance.
Project Management, Holland & Davis.