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Consulting Services 

Key Benefits

  • Decades of experience
  • Custom software available
  • Extensive market partnerships to extend coverage



Digital Formation's consulting services are provided by Michael Holmes and other affiliated consultants. This allows Digital Formation to offer a wide variety of services to clients, from log analysis to equity determination.

Michael is the President of Digital Formation and has been providing consulting services for more than 25 years. He has a Ph.D. from the University of London in Geology and an MS degree from Colorado School of Mines in Petroleum Engineering.

His background includes extensive technical due diligence/expert witness experience, such as work done for the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Energy. These studies involved valuation of company oil and gas properties, petrophysical analysis and reservoir description, including equity determination. He has been retained as an instructor world-wide by the United Nations and IHRDC in geology, reservoir engineering, well log analysis and economics.

Many of Michael's analytic processes have been embedded in the software produced by Digital Formation. He was directly responsible for the development of the log analysis product (LESA), and is intimately involved in the constant dynamic growth of that product.

He has undertaken both domestic and international projects. As primary or secondary contractor, he has participated in petrophysical studies in California, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Illinois, Canada and Mexico. In South America he has been involved in projects in Argentina and Venezuela. On an international basis, outside the Americas, he has worked both on consulting projects and teaching in Syria, England, Nigeria, Poland, Kuwait, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Jordan, China, Southeast Asia, Uganda, Norway, Spain, Australia, Abu Dhabi, Libya, and the North Sea.

Michael's professional papers have been published by SPE, AAPG, SPWLA, the Oil and Gas Journal, and other professional journals. He was the 1997-1998 President of the Denver Well Logging Society, is active with the Society of Professional Well Log Analysts, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

He is also a member of: Society of Petroleum Engineers, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, Society of Core Analysts, Association of Petroleum Geological Scientists (certified), and the Denver Petroleum Society.

If you have any questions or would like further information about the consulting services offered by Digital Formation, Michael can be reached at 303-770-4235 , e-mail, or via fax, 303-770-0432 . Or feel free to contact the sales department at 888-747-5372 or email to .

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