W. Dixon Millican Jr.

Geophysical Manager

Mr. Millican is a top-level geologist/seismic interpreter, skilled in the integration of seismic interpretation, subsurface geology, and reservoir rock properties with 35 years of experience in Texas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico with specialized experience in salt dome and sub-salt exploration/exploitation and interpretation. Mr. Millican has interpreted 3-D and 2-D seismic on SMT, Petrel, GeoQuest, Landmark, and Geographix workstations since the late 1980’s with special emphasis placed on working within a multi-discipline team.

Mr. Millican’s career began in 1979 with Exxon Company U.S.A. as an associate geologist for three years. He then moved on to Elf Exploration Inc. where he continued prospect development work in the Gulf of Mexico. While with Elf, Mr. Millican generated over two dozen prospects which led to discoveries in the Brazos, West Cameron, Matagorda Island, and High Island areas of over 10 MMBO and 94 BCF. Between 1996 and 2000, Mr. Millican worked offshore for Allied Natural Gas in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore for Roberson Oil Co.

In 2001 Mr. Millican began working with Devon Energy Co. where he performed numerous subsurface offshore geological and geophysical studies and developed deepwater prospects at Orion (MC 110) and Firebird (MC 661-705).

Mr. Millican joined Texas Standard Oil Company in 2010. While with Texas Standard, Mr. Millican originated several prospects on the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast. Mr. Millican left Texas Standard in 2012 and went to work for Cathexis Oil & Gas, where he developed several prospects in South Louisiana. Mr. Millican returned to the Texas Standard Oil team in 2015.

Mr. Millican holds a BS in Geology from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, LA. He is a member of the AAPG and SEG and is licensed with the Texas Board of Geologists and has Co-authored “The Use of Immersive 3D Technology and Acoustic Impedance Inversion to Drive Real-time Geo-steering of a Horizontal Well”, AAPG Bulletin, Vol. 88, No. 13.