D. Nathan Meehan, PhD, PE
Dr. D. Nathan Meehan is President of CMG Petroleum Consulting, an energy advisory firm founded in 2001 and Senior Technology Advisor for Petro.ai, a leading oilfield data analytics firm where he advises on energy transition issues. He was formerly President of Gaffney, Cline & Associates, and a senior executive at Baker Hughes, Occidental Petroleum and Union Pacific Resources. He served as the 2016 President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Meehan holds a BSc in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University. He is an SPE Honorary Member and the recipient of the World Oil Lifetime Achievement Award and Petroleum Economist magazine’s Legacy Award. He served as Chairman of the Board of the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation and twice as a Director of the Computer Modelling Group, Ltd., as Director of Vanyoganeft Oil Company, as Director of Pinnacle Technologies, Inc., as a Director of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and as a Director of JOA Oil & Gas BV. He serves on the boards of the University of Oklahoma Board of Visitors for the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy, the University of Texas and Saint Francis University petroleum engineering departments and the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Sciences. He is an appointed member of the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission, has served on the National Petroleum Council and is a widely published author. Dr. Meehan is a licensed professional engineer in four states. Meehan was recently elected to become a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
Dr. Meehan teaches the following course: