Kevin Schepel

Technical Advisor

Mr. Schepel is widely regarded as one of the industry’s leading experts in advanced geoscience, engineering and formation evaluation methodologies for oil and gas exploration, field development and improved reservoir management. Prior to joining Elephant Oil & Gas as the Lead Technical Advisor, Mr. Schepel served as Vice President of Geoscience and Technology for Talon Oil & Gas III, where he led the geoscience and advanced petrophysical evaluation efforts for the company’s contemplated transactions.

He began his career in 1980 with Exxon Company U.S.A. in Midland, Texas, and later with Exxon Production Research Company in Houston, where he served as a Lead Technical Advisor focused on domestic and international research applications. After leaving Exxon, Mr. Schepel served as Vice President of Worldwide Exploitation for Pioneer Natural Resources from 1998-2008, where he led a multidisciplinary reservoir characterization team that provided advanced technical support for evaluating, developing and managing Pioneer’s petroleum assets in South Texas, East Texas and the Permian Basin.

Mr. Schepel has been involved in numerous industry forums and is an active member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, presenting and chairing several forums and annual meetings for each organization. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Independent Oil & Gas Association and the Advisory Council for the Energy Forum Unconventional Resource Series. Mr. Schepel received a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Michigan State University and is licensed by the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.