Production and Field Experts: Q&A with Shannon Patton

September 9, 2022

Tell us about your experience:

I have over 30 years experience in the Petroleum Industry including:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Production Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Practice Management
  • Domestic and International experience

My specialties include complex production allocations and production data management and surveillance.

What kind of projects have you worked while at Novus?

  • Laredo Well Life Cycle Management
  • Laredo Production Accounting Staff Support
  • Formentera Benchmark-Kingfisher Peloton Data Migration
  • Assisting with Project Planning and Estimates
  • Executive Director of the new action thriller:  Billy Jack vs. the Green Scooter Gangs of Tulsa.  

What excites you the most about working at Novus and our clients?

Novus is a dynamic young team of professionals with a common goal.  I like the fact that we are software agnostic and are trusted by out clients to provide solutions in their best interest.  The management team involves the entire team in a collaborative environment and fosters Unlimited learning potential.

How much can you bench press?

Not as much as I used to do to injuries and old age.  But enough to have three state records and several national titles.

Who knows more about production, you or Kevin Decker?

I was always raised to respect my elders therefore I cannot answer this question.

What's your favorite place to visit?

Oklahoma City, of course.

What's the funniest thing that has happened while on a production project?

When a production analyst left a “where” clause off of a SQL statement in a formula meter.  This resulted in every gas meter in the company posting 5,000mcf.  Wasn’t funny at the time but it is now.