Ken Cooper, PEPetrotek Corporation
Ken Cooper is the managing principal of Petrotek Engineering Corporation in Littleton, Colorado. He holds both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology (now the Montana Tech School of Mines & Engineering) and is a registered professional engineer in Colorado and numerous other states. Prior to helping found Petrotek in 1993, he gained engineering experience working in the petroleum industry and for petroleum/uranium/injection well consultancies.
Ken has more than 35 years of experience working with all classes of injection wells used for fluid disposal and resource recovery throughout the country and specializes in investigating well feasibility, reservoir issues and testing, reservoir simulation, well compliance and permitting, along with optimizing injection well operation and maintenance.
Ken has published and given a variety of talks and short courses regarding subsurface injection, pressure transient well testing, and the simulation of subsurface fluid flow over the years, and provides expert witness testimony regarding well permitting, subsurface resources, and injection wells. He is proudly a board member of the GWREF and UITC, and has been an active member of both the GWPC (formerly the UIPC) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) since the 1980s.