Shane Huffman is a Geologist and has been with ABARTA Energy since 2012. His responsibilities include exploration of oil and gas from unconventional reservoirs within the Appalachian Basin as well as maintaining and coordinating ABARTA’s joint venture partnerships in Ohio.
Prior to joining ABARTA Energy, Shane was employed by Dart Oil and Gas Company as Senior Geologist from 2005- 2012, and by CDX Gas LLC as Geologist from 2003-2005. He also held a Geologist position with Equitable Production Company from 2002-2003. During his career, Shane was instrumental in the drilling of Equitable Production’s first horizontal well where he assisted in both the design and geo-steering of the wellbore. While at CDX, Shane was responsible for designing and geosteering of ~40 horizontal wellbores in 3-4 foot coal beds in both Northern and Southern West Virginia. Shane has an extensive geologic background working in various basins within the United States as well as a wealth of experience in unconventional reservoirs and horizontal drilling.
Shane is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology and is currently enrolled at Waynesburg University where he is pursuing a Masters of Business Administration focusing on Energy Management.