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About Creties Jenkins

Creties Jenkins

Creties Jenkins, P.E., P.G.

DeGolyer & McNaughton

Dallas, Texas

Tight Gas Sands Committee


Creties D. Jenkins, P.E., P.G., is an EMD Past President (2008-2009), a former EMD Vice President, and has served in numerous other AAPG and EMD positions over the past 10 years, such as:

He serves as Vice-President for DeGolyer and MacNaughton in Dallas where he specializes in the characterization and modeling of clastic reservoirs, including sandstones, shales, and coals. At D&M, Jenkins has conducted integrated studies, reserves work, and training for numerous companies around the world.

He began his career with Tenneco Oil in 1986 as a geological engineer and worked as a production geologist, petrophysicist, and reservoir engineer for ARCO from 1988-2000, spending most of that period at ARCO’s Research and Development center. He has developed and taught multiple industry courses including the “Reservoir Architecture of Sandstones” and “Appraising and Developing Unconventional Gas Reservoirs”, and has contributed more than 25 articles to the published literature, such as:

Jenkins received a Bachelor’s and Master ’s degrees in geological engineering and geology from the South Dakota School of Mines in the early 1980s. He is licensed in Texas as a Professional Engineer and as Professional Geoscientist. He is also an AAPG Certified Petroleum Geologist.

Other professional activities and affiliations include: