Russell is primarily involved in reservoir and aquifer storage and underground waste disposal projects. He is a regional expert in acid gas injection, and served as project manager for recompletion of a 10,000-foot well for injecting hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide into a deep underground aquifer. He also oversees consulting services to assess the condition of gas storage wells and establish plans and procedures to maintain their integrity. Earlier in his career, Russell served as a consultant on all aspects of greenhouse gas sequestration, including project management, drilling and well completions with gas plant retrofit designs, open-hole and cased-hole electric logging, reservoir engineering solutions, and mechanical integrity testing.
Russell holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas, and an MBA from Houston Baptist University. He is the co-author of several publications on acid gas injection.