Liberty’s Vice President of Engineering, Leen Weijers has been named to the roster of Distinguished Lecturers by the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Nominated by his peers, Leen joins a roster of 31 other experts for the 2020-2021 program. Established in 1961, this respected program now sends Distinguished Lecturers all over the world and features speakers from various disciplines and professions and focuses on trends in industry, the application of new and existing technology and current challenges. For more information about the Distinguished Lecturer Program and schedule please visit the SPE page here: https://www.spe.org/en/dl/ About Leen Weijers: Dr. Leen Weijers serves…
Natural gas occurs naturally in many more places than you think. Liberty’s VP of Engineering, Leen Weijers (also known as Doc Ouigee) explores wetlands and ponds near his Colorado home to find natural gas and explains why hyped videos of water faucets catching fire are not associated with hydraulic fracturing activity.
From the July 2020 edition of NAPE Magazine: THE SHALE INDUSTRY CHANGED BEYOND RECOGNITION OVER THE LAST DECADE, and it is once again in rapid transition. While we are unsure about the nature of innovations to make U.S. shale ever more competitive, we are certain that the current downturn will drive a further reduction in $/BO — the total cost to lift a barrel of U.S. shale oil to the surface. The last decade saw a tenfold rise in horsepower, a twentyfold surge in yearly stages pumped and a fortyfold yearly proppant mass increase. U.S. oil and gas employees grew…
Liberty was founded in 2011 with the mission to build a different frac company. Liberty founders each bring over 20 years of technology thought leadership and operations excellence that have been powering the shale revolution from its beginnings in the late 1990s. We are dedicated to partnering with leading exploration and production companies to apply technology innovations and superior operations. From day one we have been committed to reducing our customers’ cost of producing a barrel of oil.
Liberty will continue to place faith in our people and will invest in hiring, training and retaining the best and brightest individuals in our field. Building partnerships with our customers and understanding what drives their success is what sets Liberty apart… when they succeed, we succeed. We are excited to lead change in the industry and continue to make our customers stronger by building better wells faster, safer, and cleaner.