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We are a small team of talented professionals that are passionate about keeping the oil and gas industry alive and thriving. We dedicate our time to provide you with educational and informative content relating to our industry, all for free!

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Kurt Mire, P.E.

CEO/Lead Reservoir Engineer/Project Manager At Mire Petroleum Consultants


Mr. Mire is a senior reservoir and production engineer with over thirty-five (35) years of experience in E&P. This experience has been gained at major and independent oil companies and by projects done for Tier I consulting firms Ryder Scott Company and Netherland, Sewell & Associates.  Domestic experience includes Louisiana, Texas, Gulf of Mexico, Mid-Continent, and Rocky Mountains. International experience includes Mexico, South America, Iraq and Trinidad. He has proven skills in reservoir and production engineering, operations, reserves estimation, Monte Carlo simulation, nodal analysis, field studies, project management and property evaluations.

Experience – 35 years

Mire Petroleum Consultants, Houston  2020 – 2023

Mire & Associates, Inc., Houston  2004 – 2020

BP America, Houston  2001 – 2003

Independent Consultant, Lafayette, LA  1999 – 2001

Subsurface Consultants, Lafayette, LA  1993 – 1998

Black Gold Production Co., Hammond, LA  1991 – 1993

Independent Consultant, Morgan City, LA  1988 – 1991

Texaco, Inc., Morgan City, LA  1983 – 1987


B.S., Petroleum Engineering

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1982
Texas Professional Engineer #115886

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Carissa Lamkahouan

Journalist ~ Copywriter ~ Editor

Carissa Lamkahouan is a freelance copywriter and magazine/newspaper journalist based in Houston, Texas. She has 23 years of experience covering business, oil & gas, government, the arts, fitness, and religion for publications in the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, she creates marketing content for companies in the finance, wellness, and oil & gas sectors. She also spent a year living in and blogging about Marrakech, Morocco.

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