David Cole

David Cole


Office: 316 Swalm


M.S., Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1997.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1981.

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Professional Experience

  • Shell Oil Company, 1981 – 2015
  • Past Chair, American Petroleum Institute SC6 on Wellheads and Valves
  • API HF-100 Standard Writing Committee
  • Center for Sustainable Shale Development

Professional Registrations

  • Registered Professional Petroleum Engineer, Louisiana

Technical Interests

  • Completions and Well Interventions
  • Sand Control
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Production Engineering
  • Artificial Lift
  • Inflow and Outflow
  • Drilling
  • Tubing and Casing Design
  • Production Operations