• Tulane University, Freeman School of Business
    M.B.A. (2006)
  • University of South Florida
    B.S. Electrical Engineering (2003)
Areas of expertise
  • PRISM Refining Industry Modeling and Database
  • Renewables and Regulatory
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Pricing
  • Oil & Gas Production
  • Renewable Fuels

Summary of Experience

Mr. Hardman has 15 years of experience in oil and gas production, energy trading, risk management, and analytics. Alex holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and an M.B.A.

Alex worked in oil and gas production for seven years, focusing on enhanced oil recovery in mature oilfields. He specialized in oilfield conformance issues, workovers, and cementing solutions. Alex performed oilfield surveillance, maintenance workovers, and well interventions. He managed capital projects in the fields under his responsibility.

Alex has extensive experience with Carbon Dioxide (CO2) injection in underground reservoirs. He worked across the Permian Basin on both CO2 and Flue Gas floods.

Alex also held various roles in energy trading, including analytics, data visualization, options pricing, forward curve development, and hedging activities. He has deep expertise in Microsoft Excel model automation with VBA.

Previous Experience

2012-2020: Occidental Petroleum Corporation,
Production Engineer – Permian EOR Business Unit
Engineering Specialist – Conformance Engineering Team

2011-2012: OTC Global Holdings,
Data Analyst – EOX Holdings LLC, Market Data Division

2010: Independent Consultant,
Risk IT Developer

2007-2008: Tesoro Corporation,
Oil Market Analyst – Financial Trading Desk/External Affairs