Stephen P. Freeman
Steve Freeman joined SEI as an Engineering in 2015. As the owner of SPF Consulting, LLC, Mandeville, Mr. Freeman has decades of experience and is a seasoned professional in the oil and gas industry. He is highly knowledgeable and experienced in production, completions, workovers, equipment and operations in Louisiana, Texas and other Gulf south states. He has contributed to many projects to offer sound advice regarding reserve reports, AFE’s and for creating project plan budgets. Mr. Freeman has been instrumental in reviewing well and production histories and making recommendations to optimize and increase daily production. In addition, Mr. Freeman performs property evaluations for potential acquisitions in the Permian Basin, Eagleford Shale and Southeast Louisiana to determine feasibility and economic viability using the PHDWin program, which is paramount to the success of these acquisitions and divestitures.
Mr. Freeman began his career with Chevron USA, for which he served in diverse roles as Production Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, Drilling Representative, and Workover Representative, responsible for optimizing production in mature onshore fields in Louisiana and Texas, and planning and supervising drilling, completion, and well workover operations primarily in the Bay Marchand Field. In the ensuing years, he has overseen or coordinated well work operations in Vermilion 16 Field, West Delta 17 Field, West Cameron, East Cameron, High Island, South Timbalier, Grand Bay Field, and Breton Sound areas, having served as Sr. Production Engineer with Saratoga Resources/Harvest Oil & Gas, Covington, and ThreeRivers Oil & Gas, Mandeville; Production Engineer with Matrix Oil & Gas Inc., Covington, and Forest OilCorp., Metairie; Project Engineer with Preeminent Energy Services, Lafayette, LA; and Area OperationsEngineer with Denbury Resources Inc., Covington. Mr. Freeman holds his BS in Petroleum Engineering (BSPE) from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, and he is past chairman of the American Petroleum Institute, Delta Chapter. From 2008 to 2015, he served as chairman of the API Delta Chapter Golf Tournament.