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.

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

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.

SARAH REGEN
Geologist

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.

SCOTT GLIDDEN
Geologist

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.

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.

DAVID BERUDE
Geologist

David Berude started his oilfield career as a Geotech for Delta-T Geophysical Consulting in Shreveport, LA. He then became a Mud Logger in the Marcellus Shale where he worked very closely with Cabot Oil and Gas. David quickly moved up to geosteering and has extensive experience in many different basins and geologic plays. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the Centenary College of Louisiana and is currently enrolled in a MBA program at the University of Houston.