For our February section meeting, join us at the Petroleum Club of Fort Worth where Thad Toups will present “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Reserve Report Season”Abstract: What is a Reserve Report and how are they used in our industry? Attendees will get to look behind the curtain on how a 3rd party firm evaluates and certifies reserves in this presentation. Thad will leverage his experience to go over some common pitfalls engineers make in reserve estimates, along with observations and musings from the life of a consultant.Speaker bio:Thad Toups, P.E. is the President & Owner of Haas Engineering, a third-party reservoir engineering firm in Dallas, Texas. Thad has over 19 years of evaluation experience covering nearly all domestic plays and is considered a key resource by the industry in technology, data analysis, and reservoir engineering best practices. Prior to joining Haas Engineering in 2004, Thad worked as a process engineer for Citgo’s Corpus Christi refinery. Thad received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in Texas and a proud SPE member.