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For roughly two decades, Archie Donoyan has worked as a mining engineer. Currently, Archie Donoyan functions as a freelance civil and petroleum engineer. In this role, he investigates, analyzes, reports on, and testifies about matters pertaining to injuries and other claims that originate from gas and oil well drilling and other developmental projects. He also works with civil engineering claims and construction safety issues. In the past, Archie Donoyan served as a senior production engineer for Gulf Oil E&P and Chevron USA. Over a five-year period, Mr. Donoyan was in charge of developing oil wells to their production phase, as well as maintaining the operations at existing wells. This work involved collaborating with field management teams to optimize processes, participating in capital project developments, and detailing and implementing remedial well projects. Mr. Donoyan also spent 15 years as a township mining engineering consultant. In this position, he assisted the town with the administration of a 12-year grant from the United States Department of Energy to remediate an abandoned mine. Mr. Donoyan’s responsibilities included assessing site hazards, geotechnical testing, and providing engineering design for stabilization and closure, as well as a variety of construction project management services. Prior to launching his career, Archie Donoyan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Out of a dedication to supporting others and assisting his community, Archie Donoyan has served as a volunteer firefighter working to stop forest fires. He has also volunteered with Greenpeace. Mr. Donoyan was honored by his city for the contributions he has made to his community.

Work experience

Jan 2005Present

Freelance Civil and Petroleum Engineer

Self Employed


Jan 1978Jan 1982


Colorado School of Mines