David Greene - Vice President Operations
Mr. Greene was appointed Vice President Operations on 1 November 2019 and is responsible for drilling and production operations at Australis, he previously filled the role of Production Manager for the Company. He brings almost 20 years of broad operational experience that includes working for both a major and independent E&P Operator, as well as experience in the service sector. He began his career with Chevron, gaining drilling experience on offshore jackup rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, land rigs in California, and both jackups and semi-submersible rigs in West Africa.
In 2008, Mr. Greene joined St. Mary Land and Exploration Company (now SM Energy), prior to drilling their first Eagleford Shale well. He then went on to build and lead the drilling team that successfully drilled over 500 wells, managing both the engineering and operational teams. In 2015, he was promoted to Operations Manager, responsible for all aspects of the production operations for the Eagle Ford Shale Asset (the largest asset in the company). His responsibilities included the oversight and results of the production engineering and operations teams, which included the chemical, maintenance, measurement, facilities construction, SCADA, workover operations, water transfer and disposal teams.
Mr. Greene holds a B.Sc from The Pennsylvania State University in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Association of Drilling Engineers, and has served as a board member for several Houston oilfield related charity organizations.