George King

Principal (GEK Engineering. PLLC)

George E. King is a Registered Professional Engineer with over 43 years oilfield experience since starting at Amoco Production Research in 1971. His technical background includes research on energized fracturing, workovers. chemicals, acidizing, well integrity, horizontal wells and unconventional formations. He is a Distinguished Engineering Advisor with Apache Corporation.

Technical accomplishments include 70 technical papers, Distinguished Lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Adjunct professor at University of Tulsa (at night), and ongoing work in well construction, completion, fracturing and production. Presentations of teaching files and presentations are posted at

Awards include the Amoco Vice President’s Award for technology from Amoco in 1997, the 2004 SPE Production Operations Award and 2012 Engineer of the year for the Houston Region of Society of Professional Engineers.

Education includes a BS, majoring in Chemistry from Oklahoma State (1972), a BS in Chemical Engineering from University of Tulsa (1976) and a MS in Petroleum Engineering from University of Tulsa (1982).