Currently President of the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES).
Jeff Allen has over ten years of experience as a petroleum geologist and entrepreneur. Mr. Allen has worked as a consultant evaluating investment opportunities for multiple companies including; Alta Mesa Services, Weiser-Brown Oil Company, Allen-Hoffman Exploration, Charger Exploration, Trek Resources, Wapiti Energy, Exceller Hunt, among others. Mr. Allen worked alongside Professor Emeritus Dr. Spencer Wood of Boise State University to make Idaho the 35th oil and gas producing state in North America.
Mr. Allen independently raised $6MM while oil was only $23/bbl to manage and execute an exploration project covering 155 km2. Mr. Allen coordinated with multiple investors, vendors, contractors, and employees. Mr. Allen brought a geologic idea to fruition resulting in multiple oil and gas wells and commercial success.
Mr. Allen has been an influential member and leader of various boards in Houston, TX including The Petroleum Club of Houston, The Houston Geological Society, The American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists.
Mr. Allen maintains a passion for education and continues to volunteer time with local schools to influence children toward an academic career in Math, Science, and Engineering. Currently, he works with the Real Men Read program through HISD.
Mr. Allen holds a B.S. in Geology from the University of Texas at San Antonio as well as many professional certifications.