David Lewis is currently the President and CEO of Blade Energy Partners. He has over 30 years of domestic and international experience in oil & gas exploration and production. He has a management and a strong engineering background in drilling, completions and offshore structures with experience in deepwater, big bore (mono bore) and high pressure - high temperature wells (surface pressures of 30,000 psi and surface temperatures of 450 degrees F). He has specific expertise in technology management, deepwater drilling, HPHT wells, reliability-based design, tubulars, connections, marine drilling risers, conductors, pipelines, offshore structures, down-hole equipment, project management, training and finite element analysis. He was with Mobil from 1981 to 2000 and Blade from 2000 to present day.