Paul M. Gerlach
2682 SW 137th Terr.
Miramar, FL  33027

Paul Gerlach is a geoscientist at Charter Consulting, specializing on the integration of geological and geophysical data to define reservoir architecture. He has more than 30 years experience in geological and geophysical studies and project coordination in petroleum exploration within the Anadarko Basin, Hugoton Embayment, Las Animas Arch, Central Kansas Uplift, and Sedgwick Basin. He was most recently employed as a research scientist at the Kansas Geological Survey from 1995 to 2000 and Vice-President of Exploration at Charter Production Co. from 1989 to 1995.

2000 - Present
Charter Consulting, Miramar, Florida, President - Owner
1995 - 2000
Kansas Geological Survey, Petroleum Research Section, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, Research Scientist
1990 - 1995
Charter Production Company, Wichita, Kansas, Vice President Exploration - Partner
1978 - 1990
Charter Development Corporation, Wichita, Kansas, President - Owner
1976 - 1978
Farmland Industries, NCRA Crude Oil Division, Denver, Colorado, Exploration Geologist



Gerlach, P.M., 1985, Oil and Gas Fields in Kansas - Trembly Field, Kansas Geological Society, Volume 5, p 97 - 103.

KGS Open-file Report 97-14, Digital Petroleum Atlas Annual Report - 1996 , by Lee C. Gerhard, Timothy R. Carr, W.Lynn Watney, Paul Gerlach, Dana Adkins-Heljeson, Willard Guy, Joseph M. Kruger, Ken Stalder, Saibal Bhattacharya and Wyatt Weeks

Carr, T. R. and Gerlach, P. M., 1999, KGS Open-file Report 98-50, 1998 Kansas Oil and Gas Production: An Examination of the Importance of Stripper Production

Gerlach, P. M. and Bhattacharya, S., 1998, KGS Open-file Report 98-29, PC-Based Reservoir Simulation using U.S. Department of Energy's BOAST 3 and Enhanced Post Processing Tools


Gerlach, P. M., 2000, Horizontal Drilling in Kansas: Current Status and Case Histories, presented to Society of Petroleum Engineers, Wichita Chapter

Gerlach, P. M., 1999, Kansas Oil and Gas Exploration - A Ten Year History and Future Strategies, presented to American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Mid-Continent Section Meeting

Gerlach, P. M. and Merriam, D. F., 1999, The Resource-Full Mississippian of Kansas, presented to the conference on Silurian, Devonian, and Mississippian Geology and Petroleum in the Southern Mid-continent Oklahoma Geological Survey, DOE, National Petroleum Technology Office

Gerlach, P. M., 1998, Identifying Candidate Reservoirs for Horizontal Drilling in Kansas, presented to PTTC Horizontal Drilling Seminar, Wichita, Kansas

Gerlach, P. M. and M Bhattacharya, S.A., 1998, Cost-Effective Reservoir Characterization and Simulation - The Schaben Field (Mississippian), Ness County, Kansas, present to American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, April, 1998.

Gerlach, P.M., 1997, Northern Mid-Continent Digital Petroleum Atlas, presented to Department of Energy Contractors Review Meeting, Houston, Texas, May, 1997.

Bhattacharya, S.A. and Gerlach, P.M, 1997, Carbonate Reservoir Characterization and Field Simulation using Boast 3 - The Schaben Field (Mississippian), Ness County, Kansas, present to Tertiary Oil Recovery Project Annual Meeting, March, 1997.

Bhattacharya, S.A. and Gerlach, P.M, 1997, PC Based Reservoir Simulation using BOAST 3 and Enhanced Post Processing Tools, present to Kansas Geological Survey Computer Applications for the Petroleum Industry, June 1997.
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