Meet The Team

Oil And Gas Consulting By An Agile Team Of Experienced Petroleum Engineers

We are a small team of oil and gas professionals with a wide range of petroleum engineering skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to speaking with you on how we can help bring value to your oil and gas property or investment.

Kurt Mire, P.E.

Reservoir Engineer/Project Manager


Mr. Mire is a senior reservoir and production engineer with over thirty (30) years of experience in E&P. This experience has been gained at major and independent oil companies and by projects done for Tier I consulting firms Ryder Scott Company and Netherland, Sewell & Associates.  Domestic experience includes Louisiana, Texas, Gulf of Mexico, Mid-Continent, and Rocky Mountains. International experience includes Mexico, South America, Iraq and Trinidad. He has proven skills in reservoir and production engineering, operations, reserves estimation, Monte Carlo simulation, nodal analysis, field studies, project management and property evaluations.

Experience – 30 years

Mire & Associates, Inc., Houston  2004 – 2018

BP America, Houston  2001 – 2003

Independent Consultant, Lafayette, LA  1999 – 2001

Subsurface Consultants, Lafayette, LA  1993 – 1998

Black Gold Production Co., Hammond, LA  1991 – 1993

Independent Consultant, Morgan City, LA  1988 – 1991

Texaco, Inc., Morgan City, LA  1983 – 1987


B.S., Petroleum Engineering

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1982
Texas Professional Engineer #115886

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James Moomaw, P.E.

Petroleum Engineer


Mr. Moomaw is a petroleum engineer with 20 years of diverse E&P experience. He has performed reserves and acquisition evaluations, pressure transient analyses, field studies and has designed & supervised fracture stimulations. James has skills in reservoir engineering, well test analysis, workover identification and reserves reporting. He has worked on projects in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, the Gulf of Mexico, Iraq and Tunisia.

Experience – 20 years

Mire & Associates, Inc. 2011 – 2018

Sierra Hamilton LLC 2013 – 2016

BC Johnson Associates 2008 – 2011

High Mount Exploration & Production LLC 2008 – 2008

BP America Production Company 2006 – 2008

El Paso Production Company 2004 – 2006

Contract Engineer BP, Burlington, Chevron 2002 – 2004

ARC Pressure Data 2001 – 2002

BJ Services Company 1997 – 2000


BS Petroleum Engineering, 1997, Texas A&M University

MBA Coursework, 2001, University of North Texas

MBA Coursework, 2004 – 2005, University of Houston
NYMEX Energy Risk Management – 18 hours
Graduate Accounting and Finance Coursework

Texas Professional Engineer #125383

Matthew Ganey

Junior Engineer


Mr. Ganey is a petroleum engineer with a bachelor’s degree from LSU and a Master’s in Energy Management from Tulane University. He has worked various positions in the Oil and Gas industry, from roughneck to analyst to engineer. He has worked first-hand on oil and gas wells, from tripping pipe in Pine Prairie, Louisiana to fracking wells in the deep water Gulf of Mexico. He currently provides royalty evaluations and database management/visualization services for various clients buying and selling oil and gas properties in the Appalachian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale. He is proficient with a variety of software packages utilized in the upstream oil and gas industry including PHDwin, Spotfire, Tableau, Q Engineering, DrillingInfo, Crystal Ball, @Risk and others.

Experience – 6 years

Mire and Associates, Inc; 2017 – 2019

Lagniappe Oil and Gas Evaluation Services; 2016 – 2019

Halliburton; 2014 – 2015

Superior Energy Services; Summer 2013

Key Energy Services; Summer 2012

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources; 2009 – 2010


Bachelor’s of Science, Petroleum Engineering – LSU 2014

Master’s of Management in Energy – Tulane University 2016

Other Oil & Gas Specialists On Our Team

Mike SteinSenior Modeling Engineer

King MunsonGeologist

Andres RusicMarketing Consultant

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