Previously, Chad spent six years at SandRidge Energy Inc., where he worked as a completion engineer, production engineer and reservoir engineer. Being able to work in all three engineering departments allowed him to broaden his knowledge of the petroleum industry as a whole. He has evaluated mineral and non-operated working interest deals that have been generated through Northwests land group. His evaluation process includes decline curve analysis, PV10 calculations and future cash flow modeling. Chad holds a Bachelors degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University. He is currently a member of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and Society of Petroleum Engineers.