The Company

Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC (SCA) provides upstream consultancy and training to stakeholders in the oil and gas industry. Founded in 1988 by Daniel J. Tearpock, SCA’s four primary services include geoscience and engineering consulting, upstream projects and studies, training services, and direct hire recruitment

Delivering expertise that empowers better business decisions. For clients making significant investments in oil and gas exploration and production, SCA provides the personnel, technology, and proven methodologies that foster success.

Partnering with SCA’s Consulting / Projects & Studies Division can:

  • Raise the level of performance and quality
  • Fill technical team critical skill gaps
  • Reduce cycle time on existing projects or operations
  • Effectively leverage existing assets
  • Maximize E&P return on investment
  • Provide clients with knowledge preventing unproductive acquisitions
  • Mentor new recruits into highly productive professionals

Making SCA your go-to Training solution guarantees:

  • A quality learning experience that goes above and beyond providing required CEUs.
  • Instructors who are experts in their fields and still actively engaged in their areas of specialization. At SCA, we practice what we teach.
  • Curriculum that is frequently updated and encompasses the latest developments in technology
  • A hands-on, industry-specific training experience designed for Geoscientists and Engineers at all career levels.

Using SCA’s Direct Hire services gives you:

  • A recruiting partner who fully understands the technical requirements of the industry and the needs of the hiring manager
  • High quality candidates who have been extensively screened prior to presentation
  • Ability to staff hard-to-fill openings quickly and effectively

SCA is considered an industry leader in subsurface exploration and development interpretation and mapping. SCA’s staff has found and/or developed over 6 billion barrels of oil equivalent around the world for our clients. Our Training Division has educated over 23,000 petroleum professionals.

Proven Science, Proven Results. SCA’s principles of sound geoscience and engineering have been proven effective time after time. We invite you to judge us by our results: a history of successful client discoveries, development programs, and staff training, mentoring, and recruiting. Contact us today to learn more.