Stephen Schubarth holds BSc & MSc degrees from Texas A&M. He began his career with Chevron USA in the Permian Basin in 1981. He has worked for operators, a proppant manufacturer, and as a consultant for SA Holditch & Associates as well as his own company, Schubarth Inc for the past 16 years. He has authored and co-authored about 30 technical papers and articles, with a primary focus on improving economics through hydraulic fracture treatment design and evaluation.
In 2011, with Russell Chabaud, Stephen began developing Terranaut, a combined reservoir and hydraulic fracturing simulator for optimizing completions in horizontal, multi-stage unconventional reservoir wellbores.