#030: Smarter Well Management with Brad Gray
Being a part of the oil and gas industry affords you with many opportunities and the ability to be a part of an industry that is constantly evolving. In this episode, Phil is joined by Brad Gray, COO of Diversified Gas & Oil to talk about his experience of being with the company and helping it grow from a couple thousand producing wells to over 18,000+ producing wells. He shares his advice for being in the oil and gas industry and his predictions for how the company will continue to grow. Here are some of the things you can look forward to in this episode: How Brad’s seen the company grow over the past four years What the term “smarter well management” is (and why you should know about it) Advice for being apart of the oil and gas industry Highlights: 2:33 Brad’s experience of joining Diversified Gas & Oil 5:06 The growth he’s seen at the company since coming on in 2016 8:03 What “smarter well management” means to them 10:07 Their experience of utilizing remote monitoring for their wells 11:13 What they see for the future of their conventional and unconventional wells 12:53 What he predicts for the future growth of the company 14:36 His advice on the oil and gas industry About Brad Gray: Prior to joining the Company in October 2016, Mr. Gray held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Royal Cup, Inc., a United States based commercial coffee roaster and wholesale distributor of tea and other beverage related products. Prior to Royal Cup, Inc., from 2006 to 2014, Brad worked in the petroleum distribution industry for The McPherson Companies, Inc. and held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before McPherson Companies, he worked for over a decade in various financial and operational roles with the previously listed NYSE retail group, Saks Incorporated. Brad received a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama and earned his CPA license (Alabama). Connect with Brad:LinkedIn About SherWare, Inc. If you’re enjoying this episode, please subscribe to our podcast and share with a friend! We also love ratings and reviews on Apple podcasts. SherWare creates software to simplify your accounting needs so you have more time to do the things that matter. We serve independent oil and gas operators, accountants and investors with a platform to manage their distributions and joint-interest billings on a platform -- and we’re the only software on the market that can integrate with your QuickBooks company. Click here to watch a demo of the software in action right now.