Dr. Nathan Meehan is the President of CMG Petroleum Consultants with extensive experience in training and project implementation in field development, thermal recovery, completions, horizontal wells, hydraulic fracturing, reserves and reservoir management, waterflooding and applied reservoir characterization. His expertise includes interdisciplinary projects in reservoir characterization and technology development, horizontal well applications, thermal and compositional reservoir simulation, waterflooding and hydraulic fracturing. A portion of his consulting practice included litigation support and expert witness work. Focus areas include drainage studies, prudent operating decisions, failure to develop, spacing regulations, IP issues and technology aspects of oilfield disputes. Dr. Meehan has had a long-term interest in advancing hydraulic fracturing, particularly as it applies to horizontal wells and is also very interested in field development and recovery optimization.