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Steve Hennings

Principal Consulting Engineer


  • Over 30 years of exploration and development experience involving a wide variety of unconventional and conventional oil & gas reservoirs
  • Directly involved in well design, onsite well operations, technology development, computer simulation, reservoir characterization and field development planning
  • CBM and CSG specialist in North America, Australia and China
  • Award winning technical presenter and selected instructor of several ongoing
  • Shale and CBM courses for the international Society of Petroleum Engineers


Founder and Principal Consulting Engineer for Source Rock Engineering in Littleton, Colorado. Steve worked twenty years with a mid-size oil & gas company where he was assigned a wide variety of technical
and development roles ranging from rig foreman to production superintendent to regional technology coordinator. Ten years ago he left the company to begin consulting, with the primary focus on unconventional reservoirs. Steve has consulted for many small and large companies, providing technical
guidance and onsite supervision for projects in over a dozen different countries. This has included long-term assignments leading the engineering and geoscience teams for the largest oil field in the
United States, for the largest underground coal mine in Australia, and for a major oil & gas research center.


Shell, ConocoPhilips, Cimarex Energy, Mitsui Oil Exploration, Encana, Energen, Mountain Fuel Resources, New Standard Energy, NFR Energy, Rio Tinto, Terrawest Energy, WestSide Corporation,


Summary of his professional achievement:

- In 2008, Hennings was awarded the prestigious annual Stefanko Award from the Society of Mining Engineers for his technical contributions.

- Hennings is a registered professional engineer.

- He holds a BS in petroleum engineering and an MS in finance.