OUR TEAM

JACKIE STRANGE PALMER
President

Jackie Strange started her oilfield career as a Mud Logger. She was one of the first onsite Geosteerers and opened her first Geosteering Center in 2010. Over the next few years, she opened 2 more in-house Geosteering Centers in Pittsburgh and Houston. She then worked at Penn Virginia Oil and Gas as an Operations Geologist for their Eagle Ford drilling program. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Florida and is actively involved in AAPG and the Houston Geological Society.

ERNEST FUHRMANN
Vice President

Ernest (Ernie) Fuhrmann started his oilfield career as a Mud Logger – logging offshore Gulf of Mexico in 1995. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University in Business Administration. In 2015, he joined Jackie at GeoVision, and in 2016, founded DATALOG Geological Services. DATALOG is a full service Wellsite Geology company with offices throughout the southern US. Ernest is a member of both the West Texas and Houston Geological Societies. He lives in Houston with his wife Nicole and two daughters.

SARAH REGEN
Geosteering Manager

Sarah Regen started her oilfield career as a Mud Logger in the Marcellus Shale. She later became an On-Site Geologist for Talisman before moving on to geosteer in Shell’s Real-Time Center. Sarah then worked as an Operations Geologist for Penn Virginia Oil and Gas in the Eagle Ford. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Maryland.

SEAN PALMER
Sales

Sean Palmer started his oilfield career as a Mud Logger and onsite Geosteerer. Sean then transitioned to an In-
House Geosteerer in Tulsa, OK, where he put standards and procedures in place to ensure higher in-zone percentages. Over the next few years, he opened 2 in-house Geosteering Centers in Oklahoma City and Houston. He also worked at Hess as an Operations Geologist for their Bakken drilling program. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from the University of North Carolina and is an active member of AAPG and the Houston Geological Society.

RODNEY FUHRMANN
Sales

Rodney Fuhrmann also started his oilfield career in Mud Logging, but has a very diverse professional background. Rodney is an educator – having worked in many school districts as a teacher – a coach, and also a personal trainer. He is a partner with his brother Ernest in DATALOG Geological Services. Rodney has a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, a Teacher’s Certification and a Master’s in Administration and Supervision from Sam Houston University.

KRISTEN CABATINGAN

Kristen Cabatingan started her oilfield career here at GeoVision & DataLog Geological Services. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Geology from University of Texas – San Antonio where she was active in the UTSA Student Geological Society and an officer in her sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha. She is currently based in Houston, TX where she is an active member of the Houston Geological Society, AAPG, and STGS. Kristen was born in Slidell, LA, but moved to Houston soon after Hurricane Katrina. Her parents are physical therapists in Sugar Land and her sister is in school following Kristen’s footsteps into the industry.Kristen is extensively well-traveled and has visited five continents – the opportunity to travel is one of the many reasons she loves Geology.

BEN RAINES
Geologist

Ben Raines started his oilfield career as a Mud Logger in South Texas. He then geosteered in Chesapeake Energy’s Real-Time Center where he was exposed to almost every major play in North America. As an Operations Geologist for Apache, Ben focused on their East Texas development. Ben holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Missouri.

JOHN STIDHAM

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SCOTT GLIDDEN

Scott Glidden started his oilfield career as an MWD with Baker Hughes before moving into their Geosteering Center. Scott then worked as a Team Lead for HSI before becoming an Operations Geologist for Penn Virginia Oil and Gas. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Texas.

TYLER TANNER

Tyler Tanner started his oilfield career as a Mud Logger in the South Texas, West Texas, and Louisiana. He’s worked for numerous Operators, focusing his career on the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Houston where he was an officer of his fraternity, Sigma Nu, and the UH Geosociety.

DOUG ROZAS

Doug Rozas started his oilfield career as a mudlogger in Alaska and Colorado after earning his Bachelor’s degree in Geology from UL Lafayette. He then worked as a Marine Geophysicist while attending grad school. Upon earning a Master of Science in Geophysics, Doug spent 6 years with El Paso/EP Energy where he worked the Eagleford, North Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, and South Texas basins as a Sr. Geoscientist. He then went on to Southwestern Energy where he worked the Arkoma basin and was the Moorefield Exploration/Delineation Team Lead. Doug came to work for Ernest and Datalog in January of 2019, and began working for Geovision later that summer.

PATRICK JORDAN

Patrick Jordan started his oilfield career in production geology for BP working in the San Juan Basin evaluating coalbed methane assets. Patrick then worked as a Mud Logger in the Permian Basin before geosteering onsite in the STACK/SCOOP plays of Oklahoma. He then geosteered in a remote operations center, where he was exposed to the Rockies, the Permian, Eagle Ford, Bakken and the Utica. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Arizona State University and a Master of Science in Geology from Mississippi State University. Patrick is an active member of the Houston Geological Society and AAPG.

COURTNEY DUDLEY

Courtney Dudley is a former Division 1 athlete, a member of the Women’s Soccer Team from 2013 to 2017, who recently graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, where she double majored in Sociology and Kinesiology. She is an active member of the University of Houston Alumni Association and continues to play and coach soccer in her spare time. Courtney is DataLog Geological Services’ Office Manager and Human Resources Coordinator. She is passionate about recruiting and retaining talented geologists and has personally learned a lot about geology at DataLog – coming a long way from her “Rocks for Jocks” class at UH. Courtney is currently enrolled in a Master’s of Accounting program, expecting to graduate in May 2020. She is a Houston-transplant from New Mexico and is happiest spending time at home with her French Bulldog and Miniature Schnauzer.

KRISTEN LIEBERS

Kristen Liebers started her oilfield career here at GeoVision & Datalog Geological services. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics & Sociology from Texas A&M University – College Station where she was an active member in her sorority, Delta Zeta. She is currently based in Denver, Colorado where she is a member of the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologist and the Denver Petroleum Club. Kristen also has a diverse background beginning her career in education such as Rodney. Kristen is originally from Fort Worth, TX area but made the move to Denver with her husband.