Bill Bartling is a retired geoscientist and executive. Prior to retirement in November 2020, Bill was the Chief Deputy for the State of California Department of Conservation, California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) with offices in Bakersfield and Sacramento California. Prior to this assignment, he was the Deputy for the Inland District which includes all or portions of Kern, Kings, Tulare, Inyo, Fresno and Madera Counties, which accounts for over 80% of oil and gas production in California.
Prior to joining CalGEM in October, 2015, Bill was General Manager of Borehole Imaging for OptaSense Ltd, President and CEO of SR2020, Sr. Director of Market Strategy at Silicon Graphics, CEO of SciFrame, Inc., Manager of Technical Computing at Occidental Oil and Gas, Sr. VP of Software Engineering at CogniSeis Development and Earth Scientist/Manager in exploration, production and research at Chevron.
Bill has a BA in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara and a MS in Geology from San Diego State University, is Vice President of SEG Pacific Section and sits on the Advisory Board of the San Diego State University Center for Computational Sciences.
Member of SPE, AAPG and SEG