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John McBeath

John C. McBeath, P.E.

  • Managing Director
  • Economic Consulting
  • T: +1 512 327 6930
  • F: +1 512 327 7069
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    • 925-A Capital of Texas Highway, South
    • Austin, TX, 78746
    • United States
    • T: +1 512 327 6930
    • F: +1 512 327 7069

John McBeath is a Managing Director at FTI Platt Sparks and is based in Austin. Mr. McBeath is in the Platt Sparks energy group in the Economic Consulting segment. He is currently involved in a wide variety of petroleum engineering projects including reservoir engineering studies, log analysis, reserve determination, economic analysis, fair market value determinations, reservoir simulation, and enhanced oil recovery studies. Mr. McBeath has participated in numerous projects relating to CO2 flooding. These projects included all aspects of CO2 EOR including CO2 source field review, transportation, contract analysis and marketing as well as detailed flood performance and economic reviews. He has also performed economic analysis of complex production enhancement agreements and has worked on International projects involving reservoirs in Venezuela and Argentina.

Prior to joining FTI Platt Sparks, Mr. McBeath was a Vice President at Platt, Sparks & Associates. He has also worked as a Field Engineer for Schlumberger International with assignments in Kuwait, Egypt, Pakistan and the Sultanate of Oman. During this time with Schlumberger, he gained valuable field experience in open-hole and cased-hole logging, drilling, work-over and perforating operations. After returning to Texas, Mr. McBeath worked with the Cadmus Group in an audit of Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission injection well files for the Environmental Protection Agency. In 1994, he was employed by Miller Consulting, Inc. and was exposed to a wide variety of Texas oil and gas regulatory matters including drilling permit filings, new field discovery and injection well applications as well as several large research projects involving Gulf Coast salt dome storage.

Professional Experience

  • 2014 – Present, Managing Director, FTI Platt Sparks, Austin, TX
  • 1996 – 2014, Vice President, Platt, Sparks & Associates Consulting Petroleum Engineers, Inc., Austin, TX
  • 1994 – 1995, Petroleum Engineer, Miller Consulting, Inc., Austin, TX
  • 1993 – 1994, Petroleum Engineer, The Cadmus Group, Austin, TX
  • 1988 – 1992, Senior Field Engineer, Schlumberger Technical Services, Kuwait, Egypt, Pakistan, Sultanate of Oman
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