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Purvis Consultants, LLC

Strategic Planning | Technical Assurance | Investment Reviews | Business Development | HSE & Operations Performance |  People & Leader Development |  Process Improvement

Quality Decisions for your Business

What about us

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Founder and Principal

W. David Purvis, P.E.

Oil and Gas executive with 36 years of International and Domestic US leadership experience across all elements of Exploration, Appraisal, Development and Production in Conventional, Deepwater and Unconventional fields.  Ability to think strategically and build actionable plans to deliver strategic objectives for oil and gas companies and external boards.

  • Lead technical assurance and investment reviews for complex business decisions including reserves and resources to ensure maximum value.   

  • Strong technical background - Subsurface and Surface.

  • Direct asset teams for field development and producing operations for world class performance.

  • Coach, mentor and develop individuals - leaders and staff.

Behaviors are characterized by:  integrity, engagement, inclusiveness and developing others.

Registered Professional Engineer (Louisiana) - Petroleum Engineering

Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering - Mississippi State University - 1983

Shell Executive Leadership Program - INSEAD

SPE Lifetime Member

Board Member and Strategy Advisor  - Rebuilding Together Houston

Advisory Board and Visiting Lecturer - Mississippi State University - Petroleum Engineering


Areas of Focus

Quality Decisions for your Business
through Strategic Plans and Execution
HSE & Operations Performance

Build strong focus with emphasis on compliance and intervention to attain and sustain world class performance via risk analysis, employee and contractor engagement.

Investment Reviews

Comprehensive review of the technical and business risks of major capital investments including reserves and resources.

Business Development

Leverage technical, business and planning experience to drive business development (M&A) and field development programs to deliver maximum value.

Technical Assurance

Guide Executives and Leadership teams to define, quantify and understand the technical risks of major capital investments.

People and Leader Development

Utilize personal experience and engagement style to mentor and grow leadership capability across a range of experience levels.

Process Improvement

Apply Process Improvement techniques to drive efficiency and quality gains


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Houston, Texas


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