Mike Hendricks

Mike Hendricks

Mike Hendricks
Petroleum Engineer (contractor)

Mike Hendricks has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.  In 1981, he began serving as Vice President and Secretary of West Point Exploration where he was responsible for corporate participation in petroleum plays in the Rocky Mountain region with emphasis on the Williston Basin carbonate plays. In 1983, Mike was appointed President and Treasurer of West Point Exploration and managed all facets of exploration and production.

Since 1985, Mike has served as President at Hendricks and Associates with responsibilities including: providing broad-based consulting services to the petroleum industry; offering seminars and courses for industry participants in core analysis, petrography, and reservoir characterization; serving as an expert witness for oil and gas companies before the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Committee; prospecting in the Rocky Mountain region.  Mike has invested over 20 years of his career in the Williston Basin analyzing and working the Basin’s unconventional formations.  He has performed work for Exxon, Texaco, Conoco Phillips, ARCO, Devon, Bill Barrett Corp, EOG, Whiting, Continental and Brigham among others. Mike is credited with finding the Cow Creek Field, Flaxton Field, Baden Field, and Ft. Berthold Reservation, all in North Dakota.

Mike is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG), the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM), and the Wyoming Geological Association (WGA).  He holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Colorado, a MS in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines, and a PhD in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines.