New Dawn Energy

Oil and Gas Exploration & Production
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About Us

About Us

New Dawn Energy, LLC (NDE), is a privately owned, Texas based, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company formed in April 2015.

New Dawn Energy, LLC is a collaboration between:

  • SCC Soft Computer, Inc.
    Located at 5400 Tech Data Drive, Clearwater, FL 33760
  • Mines Energy Resources, LLC,
    Located at 3100 S. Gessner, Suite 105, Houston, TX 77063

New Dawn Energy was formed to acquire and develop oil and gas operated and non-operated assets in major basins in the US. The initial efforts of the company were focused on the acquisition of non-operated oil and gas assets. However we have now reached our goal and are actively pursuing good operated as well as non-operated projects.

The company is managed by Mr. Ehsan Bayat, Vice President for Acquisitions & Divestitures, and Dr. Ghasem Bayat, Executive VP Exploration and Production.

Key Company Personnel

Dr. Ghasem Bayat

is the Executive VP for Exploration and Production at New Dawn Energy. He brings 35+ years of diverse oil and gas exploration and production experience with major E&P companies. Dr. Bayat holds B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering and has worked in many oil and gas regions around the world including the Gulf of Mexico, Texas, Alaska, the North Sea, the Persian Gulf, the Middle East and South America since 1971. His expertise in production operations, engineering support to exploration, reservoir and production engineering and technical and economic evaluation of oil and gas properties has been very beneficial to New Dawn’s success. Dr. Bayat brings world-class technical specialization in oil and gas field development, well completion, artificial lift design and optimization, reservoir evaluation, and the management of water flood and other improved recovery processes.

Mr. Ehsan Bayat

is the Vice President for Acquisitions and Divestitures at New Dawn Energy. Ehsan worked 4 years as the Regulatory Analyst for Americo Energy. In this period he provided support to the engineering and geological staff, performing data mining, and presentation of such data as maps and charts for decision making. For the next three years he was responsible for eight projects performing engineering duties, production monitoring, and identifying and implementing production enhancements to his projects. He also acquired significant operational skills and participated in the drilling and work-over activities of the company. Over the past 12 years alongside his other duties Ehsan has developed valuable skills in project evaluations and has participated in all aspects of project acquisitions. He brings to New Dawn expertise in data extraction and data management for oil and gas project evaluations and the overseeing of the acquisition process.

Robert (Don) Gray

B.A. Government, consulting landman with 30+ years of experience in acquisitions, negotiations, drafting of operating agreements and Purchase & sales Agreements, farm-outs, due-diligence, lease administration, regulatory matters.

Neda Ganji

B.Sc., M.Sc. In Petroleum Engineering, with more than 4 years of experience in reservoir engineering, reserve evaluation, and production performance analysis.

William R. Dean

Consulting Geophysicist with over 30 years of prospect generation experience Domestic and International with numerous discoveries in the Onshore and Offshore Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast. Bill has also designed and drilled over 300 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford shale in Texas. Bill has a BS in Geology with a minor in Physics and uses the latest technologies in seismic processing and modeling to improve success.

Dr. Arta Sadrzadeh

Consulting Geophysicist with over 15+ Years of work and research experience in applied physics, exploration geophysics and seismic imaging.

Ph.D. in Theoretical Applied Physics

Dr. Mo Khoshghadam

7 years of work and research experience in reservoir simulation, production forecasting and evaluation of unconventional resources. Mo holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Houston.

Kaveh Kanan

Administrative Assistant – B.A. and Masters in Sociology, and Masters degree in Human Resource Development.

Richard J Keogh

BA and MS Geology, consulting geologist with 20+ years of development, exploration and acquisition experience.