Bart Hannaman a Petroleum Engineer in Montana

Bart Hannaman Owner and Petroleum Engineer

Mr. Hannaman graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and a minor in Business Administration. His career has been with ConocoPhillips predominantly focused in upstream operations, reservoir optimization and engineering where he has held several operation management positions. He started as the primary Production Engineer in the Eagle Ford during the Company’s high pace transition from appraisal to field development. He was responsible for well and artificial lift design with significant influence on the field’s surface infrastructure strategy. He then took a leadership role in Integrated Operations, a project focused on business process improvements and big data analytics for the Eagle Ford which set a precedent for all other Integrated Operations programs in the USA. Recently he relocated to Billings, MT to lead a similar Integrated Operations effort for the Bakken asset and manage the Bakken Operations Center, a team responsible for managing all wells, production, field alarms and artificial lift optimization. Since establishing JH with his partner he has conducted numerous acquisition analysis and consulted for other operators.

Karla Orth a Facility Engineer in Montana

Karla Orth Facility Engineer

Upon receiving her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University, Mrs. Orth began her career as a Facilities Engineer in the Permian Basin with ConocoPhillips. After managing conventional base production projects for four years, she moved to Billings, Montana to support the Bakken Unconventional program. She managed new facility builds and contributed to the design of the company’s first bulk and test separation site in the Bakken. She then took on the role of Development Engineer. In this role she provided facilities guidance for long-term development planning and strategy discussions. Her leadership of a multidisciplinary team lead to the successful implementation of gas lift for all wells in the Bakken including those with diverse ownership. Since joining the JH team, she has work on multiple SWD and production facilities in the Delaware Basin.