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Joshuah Dalton

Joshuah Dalton


Adjunct Professor - Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Joshuah W. Dalton has over 10 years experience in oil & gas dedicated in Appalachia and is well versed in all facets of an oil & gas upstream business. Mr. Dalton has extensive experience in drilling and completions both engineering and operations, overseeing the development of hundreds of Marcellus, Utica, and Upper Devonian horizontal wells. He has asset management experience for both public and private companies, being a key stakeholder in multi hundreds of million-dollar transactions for asset acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Dalton has managed a team overseeing nearly two BCF of daily production, along with plugging conventional, unconventional, & coal bed methane wells.

Outside of his daily duties, Mr. Dalton has been sharing his time and knowledge to students at West Virginia University since 2014. His teaching specialties include drilling, completions, production, and asset evaluation for Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering.


M.S., PNGE, WVU, 2012

B.S., MAE, WVU, 2008