Jay T. Portwood
Vice President – Reservoir
Jay Portwood joined Citation in 2016 to manage the companies EOR/IOR efforts, and now serves in the capacity of Vice President – Reservoir. Jay began his career in 1983 with Hadson Petroleum where he worked as a geologist in their Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Hobbs, New Mexico, and Midland, Texas offices. In 1989, he moved into the oilfield services sector to help start-up Biodynamics Corporation in Oklahoma City, where he spent the next seven years commercializing a new surfactant EOR process. From 1996 to 2007, Jay was employed by TIORCO, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas, where he served as Manager of Southern Region Operations with the responsibility of expanding the company’s domestic EOR business. In 2007, he founded Eclipse IOR Services in Fort Worth to provide polymer-based EOR processes to the oil and gas industry. In 2014, Eclipse was acquired by Flotek Industries, where Jay continued to work as President of Eclipse to help support and expand Flotek’s IOR/EOR technologies worldwide. Jay holds a B.S. degree in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin.