QED Energy Associates, which provides engineering technician consulting and sourcing, has appointed Ashley Northrup as QED's president. She will retain her role as CFO and is a partner in the firm.
Northrup began her career in the oil industry at Marathon Oil Co. She expanded her experience and database management knowledge through positions at Newfield Exploration and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. At Newfield Exploration, she spearheaded the transition into a corporate reserve system and also standardized company practices for their reserves databases. With experience in ARIES, Access, VOLTS, and Spotfire, Northrup is proficient in software optimization for large organizations, and in applying her database management knowledge to improve efficiencies within organizations. At Anadarko Petroleum Corp., she optimized Spotfire to perform special projects for the Corporate Reserves and Planning Group.
Northrup received a Bachelor of Science degree in both biology and theology from Houston Baptist University, and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston with honors.