Reservoir Management

Financial Decisions

Geological Evaluation and Reservoir Characterization


Technical Representation

Client List

Upcoming Events

2018 Waterflood Courses

April 23-27, 2018
Midland College Petroleum Professional Development Center
(Midland College PPDC - Technical - Engineering)

October 15-19, 2018
Houston Post Oak Hilton
Houston, Texas


12770 Coit Road
Suite 907
Dallas, Texas 75251
Office 972.385.0354
Fax 972.788.5165

Technical Team - Dr. Michael L. Wiggins

Dr. Michael L. Wiggins is Director of Technology and Training and Senior Vice President of William M. Cobb & Associates, Inc. (Cobb & Associates). Prior to his current role, Mike was president of an independent oil and gas producer and served as a Senior Vice President (2006-2010) and President (2011-2013) of William M. Cobb & Associates, Inc. He has over 35 years of professional experience in academia and the upstream oil and gas industry including drilling, production, and reservoir engineering. His industry experience includes employment with major and independent E&P companies and he has been offering petroleum engineering consulting services to the industry for over 20 years. His technical interests include reservoir management and engineering, production operations, well performance, and production optimization.

Before joining Cobb & Associates in 2006, Mike was a professor of petroleum and geological engineering at the University of Oklahoma, serving on the faculty for 15 years. In this role, he taught courses and conducted research related to reservoir engineering, production operations, and petroleum project evaluation. He has co-authored numerous papers in his areas of expertise and received research funding from various governmental agencies, international oil companies, and national oil companies. In addition, he has conducted numerous short courses in the areas of reservoir management, reservoir engineering, waterflood design and evaluation, well completions, production operations, and petroleum project evaluation.

Mike is a Distinguished Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and has served on the SPE Board of Directors. He has been the Executive Editor for SPE Production and Facilities and has served as a technical editor for SPE since 1991. He has served on numerous program committees for SPE technical meetings and served as the General Chairman for the 2016 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference and General Chairman for the 2003 SPE Production and Operations Symposium.

Mike is a registered professional engineer in the states of Texas and Oklahoma. His activities at Cobb & Associates include reservoir studies, oil and gas reserve evaluations and audits, improved recovery design, educational courses, and litigation support including expert witness services.


Ph.D. Petroleum Engineering
Texas A&M University, May 1991

M.Eng. Petroleum Engineering
Texas A&M University, August 1988

B.S. Petroleum Engineering
Texas A&M University, May 1979

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