Desert Dave AllardDavid Allard is a charismatic and engaging author and speaker with over thirty-five years of experience as a petroleum geologist. He began working as a geologist in the oil business in San Francisco, California and has since worked for both major and independent companies in Texas, Egypt, Scotland, Oklahoma, and most recently Denver, Colorado. Throughout his journey, David has contributed to many new field discoveries, as well as authored articles and books for publication. He remains a dedicated advocate of the oil and gas industry and is available to speak at public presentations.

In his book, A World of Culture Oil and Golf, David Allard shares his insightful observations of not only the international oil business industry, but of the surrounding political climates and cultures. In his captivating narrative, Allard offers both an expert’s perspective on the industry and a business traveler’s passion for adventure. As a speaker, he exudes enthusiasm and speaks candidly, whether about the latest oil and gas industry trends, technical challenges or local cultures. Join him on a worldwide adventure.

David Allard Signing Books
David Allard Speaking
Crowd Listening to David Allard Speak

News and Events

10/4/17 at 5:00 – 7:30 pm – Presentation and Signing
Rock Bottom Brewery located at 1001 16th St. Denver, CO

9/2017 Press Release – International Tales and Book Signing October 4th Event

8/25/17 CO Public TV 12 Author David Allard joins host Jon Caldara to discuss his book about his business travels around the world. Devil’s Advocate with Jon Caldara is a current events show.

8/17/17 at 7:00 p.m. – Presentation and Signing
Tattered Cover Bookstore, LoDo located at 1628 16th St. Denver, CO

David Allard Speaking at Tattered Cover
David Allard Speaking at Tattered Cover

8/3/17 Book signing, Leeds day
Park City Golf Course, Denver

8/2/17 Book signing at the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Lunch
Maggiano’s located at 500 16th St. Denver, CO

7/2017 Press Release – An Oil and Gas Insider’s Tour Guide


1/12/18 Lunch Presentation and Signing at the Denver International Petroleum Society
Wynkoop Brewing Co. located at 1634 18th St., Denver, CO

1/13/18 at 5:00 p.m. – Local Author Happy Hour
Book Bar Denver located at 4280 Tennyson St, Denver, CO

1/20/18 at 1:00 p.m. – Book Signing
Barnes & Noble located at 960 S. Colorado Blvd, Glendale, CO

5/10/18 at 6:00 p.m. – Book Signing
Old Firehouse Books located at 232 Walnut St, Fort Collins, CO