Source : Energy Navigator Inc.

Renowned U.S. Petroleum Reserves Expert Dr. John Lee Joins Calgary-Based Energy Navigator

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 28, 2015) -

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World renowned expert in the field of petroleum reservoir engineering, W. John Lee, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, has joined the Energy Navigator team as Senior Consulting Engineer. In his new capacity with Energy Navigator Inc, Dr. Lee will enhance the company's knowledgebase and depth of expertise by conducting independent research in reservoir engineering for unconventional resources, and by mentoring Energy Navigator technical and engineering staff. Drawing on his past experience as the principal architect of the modernized SEC rules for reporting oil and gas reserves, Dr. Lee will be available to Energy Navigator clients for consultations and advice on reserves and reporting for SEC compliance.

"As long-time admirers and followers of his work, we're thrilled to have Dr. Lee aboard to help guide our development and provide additional value to our clients," says Michel Jegen, Executive Vice President for Energy Navigator. "Moreover, we're honored that one of the premier voices in our field was so impressed with the technical capabilities of our software and engineering research that he chose to align with us."

Dr. W. John Lee has been a leader in the oil and gas reserves industry for over five decades. Author of four textbooks published by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dr. Lee has received numerous awards from that organization, including the Lucas Medal, the DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal and the Society's highest recognition - Honorary Member. He served as an Academic Engineering Fellow with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) and headed Exxon Company's U.S. Major Fields Study Group, where he supervised integrated field studies of Exxon's largest domestic reservoirs. Dr. Lee is Professor of Petroleum Engineering and holder of the Cullen Distinguished University Chair at The University of Houston and holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Lee's full CV and photo are available at

About Energy Navigator

Energy Navigator specializes in capital and reserve asset management software for the oil and gas industry. The company operates on the principle of continually developing a better way to help oil and gas companies get from data to decision. Energy Navigator's products include Value Navigator ® (Val Nav), an industry leading oil and gas forecasting, petroleum economics and reserves management tool, and AFE Navigator ® (AFE Nav), an automated AFE creation, tracking and capital management solution. The company has headquarters in Calgary, with offices in Houston and Denver.

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