Drilling and Completion is a functional effort; excellence in performance is a multidisciplinary responsibility.

Drilling Hazards Management (DHM) begins in the early stages of well planning, not on the rig floor.

David M. Pritchard
Successful Energy Practices International, LLC.

Mr. Pritchard is a Registered Professional Petroleum Engineer associated with the Petroleum industry since 1970. He has extensive experience managing, planning and supervising worldwide drilling and production operations. Mr. Pritchard has consulted for an array of national and international independents, major companies and service providers.

Technical skills include well design and planning, drilling and completion engineering, permitting, gathering systems, artificial lift, production optimization and facilities design. This is complemented by a background which includes evaluations, organizational skills, contract negotiation, budgeting and executive level strategic planning. In addition, he has been directly involved in management culture and process development for a number of companies.

Mr. Pritchard, as owner of Pritchard Engineering and Operating, Inc actively developed, participated, and operated a number of oil and gas properties, exploration and acquisitions in the ArkLaTex region of the continental US, resulting in the successful discovery of over 500 BCF natural gas reserves.