Schofield and Blanchard Join WellDog's Management Team


WellDog, a Laramie, Wyoming-based energy technology company, announced that Ralph Schofield and Gene Blanchard have joined the senior management team. Both will operate out of the new WellDog location in Houston, Texas.

Ralph Schofield will serve as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Business Development. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the energy business, holding leadership positions with several companies including Amoco International, PanCanadian and Amerada Hess. He has chaired and served on numerous boards focusing on the development and commercialization of new technologies and services for the energy sector.

"I am excited to be part of WellDog's management team," said Schofield. "WellDog is strategically positioned to provide coalbed natural gas operators with valuable real-time analysis to make critical drilling decisions and increase profitability. With several new products being announced over the next six months, WellDog is responding quickly to industry needs in the unconventional marketplace."

Gene Blanchard, Vice President of Sales, joins WellDog with over thirty years of top leadership experience with major oil and gas service companies including Smith International, Halliburton, Baker Hughes and RBI-Gearhart. He is also involved in many industry organizations and recently served as President of the NOMADS, a key international industry organization.

"WellDog's technology offers our customers a unique opportunity to shorten the decision making cycle and greatly improve cash flow and return on investment," said Blanchard. "I look forward to working with our customers and helping transfer our technology into mainstream coalbed methane analysis services."

"Ralph and Gene are a great addition to our management team," said Wayne Greenberg, WellDog CEO. "Their in-depth experience and location in Houston will be instrumental in broadening WellDog's expansion in the natural gas industry."

Founded in 1999, WellDog, Inc. develops chemical sensing technologies for natural gas exploration and production. WellDog® services give coalbed natural gas developers the information they need to increase gas production. The coalbed natural gas industry has been identified as the fastest growing sector of natural gas production in the U.S. WellDog provides services in major coal basins in the Western United States and Canada.