----- Protecting your Oil & Gas Investment
D. Goldsmith, P.E. Registered
Petroleum Engineer Houston,
& Gas Venture investment review/advisory
in helping investors make wise and informed decisions about oil deals.
Oil & gas ventures can generate very high return on investment with
excellent tax benefits, but investors must be able to choose their opportunities
wisely. Most oil & gas investors do not have the intimate knowledge of the
industry or the geological and engineering expertise to make an informed
decision. I know how to cut to the core
of critical information for a speedy evaluation of your investment opportunity
by performing the following services:
Run a Credibility
Check on company making you the offer;
Make an independent
review on integrity of geological and engineering data or other information
Assess risk factor
and run economic model for your interest;
You will receive
a prompt report via telephone, fax, email and/or hard copy (depending on
Since 1984, I have
consulted to the oil and gas industry in various onshore USA ventures as
a Registered Professional Petroleum Engineer. In addition to personally
investing in oil and gas ventures offered by other companies, I have
organized oil & gas ventures and assembled individual investors for my own
projects, however I am retired from that part of the oil business. Therefore, I have been in both camps as investor and venture organizer My 30+ years oil industry experience
managing projects and ventures for groups of investors and drilling/ operating
oil and gas wells enables me to be uniquely qualified to evaluate
venture opportunities for individuals.
BS Petroleum Engineering;
1978 University of Texas at Austin
Response time usually
a few hours after receipt of request and materials, but no longer than
end of next business day. Direct telephone contact and Text Messaging available.
(up to $5,000 investment): $100 (Flat Rate) for screening and evaluation
of venture (faxed from you) with 5 minute summary report by phone. This
evaluation is designed to average 1/2 hour of professional time.
(up to $20,000 investment): $350 (Flat Rate) when a more detailed
Engineering, Geological and Legal evaluation is warranted. Level Two service
option includes a Level One screening/evaluation of faxed materials, independent
verification of data, well performance and economic projections, DUNS Business
Abstract and a localized State Oil & Gas Regulatory Agency Report.
This evaluation is designed to average 2 hours of professional time with
research fees included in flat rate.
(over $20,000 investment): $175 per hour. Investment size over $20,000
or multi-well projects usually warrant a more thorough approach taking
three to six hours (or more) and involving our specialist professional
team in geology, geophysics, reservoir engineering, and oil & gas law.
Written final report from my office available if needed. (Estimates of
billable time are made prior to service).
(by telephone): $2.00 per minute (first 5 minutes free). Unsure of what service
level needed, or general oil & gas questions that don't otherwise fall into
the above categories.
Feel free to send a TEXT Message to the above office phone number.