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Robert G.

Kingwood, TX

$40/hour

Petroleum Geologist/Military Historian

In-person lessons

$40/Hour


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Appalachian State University
B.S. Geology
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Master's

Education

Appalachian State University (B.S. Geology)

University of Louisiana, Lafayette (Master's)

About Robert

I initiated my career in the oil business as a wellsite geologist. For nearly a decade and a half, I have evaluated and drilled carbonate reservoirs in the Permian Basin and offshore Brazil, clastic fields in the deepwater GoM, Midcontinent, and onshore Gulf Coast, in addition to unconventional (shale and chert) plays in the Permian, San Joaquin, and Appalachian basins. These experiences have provided me with exceptional exposure to different reservoir types, structural styles, business models and countless exploration, exploitation, and operational practices. At this juncture in my career, I am comfortable working from any point in the life-cycle of a producing asset or putting the story together to realize the potential in an unproven piece of land. Whether exploration, development, or operational geology, I feel that I bring as much knowledge and experience to the job as I do energy and enthusiasm.

Due to the current downturn in commodities prices, I am supplementing my income by tutoring the natural sciences and military history.

Aside from being a lifelong observer of natural processes, my education, experience, and communication skills have always set me apart as someone that can describe complicated events in a very easy-to-understand fashion. I have years of tutoring and teaching formally in addition to a lifetime of informal experience.

Please feel free to contact me regarding an appointment. You will not be disappointed with the result.
I initiated my career in the oil business as a wellsite geologist. For nearly a decade and a half, I have evaluated and drilled carbonate reservoirs in the Permian Basin and offshore Brazil, clastic fields in the deepwater GoM, Midcontinent, and onshore Gulf Coast, in addition to unconventional (shale and chert) plays in the Permian, San Joaquin, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Kingwood, TX 77339
In-person lessons
Science:
Archaeology, Chemistry, Ecology, Geology,
Physical Science, Zoology
History:
Archaeology

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Geology

I have a MS in Petroleum Geology (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) and a BS in Geology (Appalachian State University) in addition to 16 years of experience as a professional geologist (primarily petroleum, but also environmental and academic teaching and research). The style that I have adopted since tutoring as an undergraduate student, is to make the students comfortable with their own powers of observation and then provide tangible (or visual) examples that they can walk me through with their own eyes. If they get stuck, it's a matter of asking the right questions to lead them back on track.

Appalachian State University
B.S. Geology
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Master's

Education

Appalachian State University (B.S. Geology)

University of Louisiana, Lafayette (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 40 miles of Kingwood, TX 77339.