David A. Hart

Senior Manager Operations & Production

Mr. Hart is a distinguished graduate of the Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and is the current Senior Manager for Operations and Production for Caelus Energy Alaska. Previously, he was Senior Operations Manager with Pioneer Natural Resources Alaska. He also holds both a Masters in Project Management and a Masters of Business Administration. Mr. Hart joined Pioneer in 2005 after impressive careers with various producers and engineering firms across Alaska. He has over twenty-five years of engineering and operational experience working in Alaska’s oil patch.

His professional specialties include: project management; process and facilities design; OSHA process safety management (PSM) implementation; facility uptime optimization; and operational optimization.

During Mr. Hart’s tenure as operations manager, facility up-time has increased by 13 percent and unplanned facility shutdowns have decreased by over 90 percent.

Personally, Mr. Hart is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and volunteers his time with local non-profits, including as second vice president for Challenge Alaska and as an instructor with the Mountaineering Club of Alaska.