See why Novus is so good at production with our most colorful employee: Q&A with Shannon Patton



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.