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Geological Survey director speaks at Wildcatters Luncheon

October 11, 2016
Dr. Jeremy Boak, director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, was the featured speaker at the Wildcatters Luncheon on Oct. 11 in Oklahoma City.


Dr. Boak started as director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey in July of 2015.
Previously, he was director of the Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research (COSTAR) at the Colorado School of Mines from 2008 to 2015.

Prior to that, he was an environmental and nuclear materials project manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and manager for performance assessment of Yucca Mountain at the U.S. Department of Energy in Nevada.

Boak was an exploration geologist at ARCO Oil and Gas Inc. in Anchorage, Denver and Bakersfield. He received his doctorate in geological sciences from Harvard University, for work on the 3.8 billion year old Isua supracrustal suite, West Greenland.

He received AB and MS degrees from Harvard and an MS from the University of Washington, all in Geological Sciences. Boak is married to Anna Stafford, a petroleum geologist and oil finder, and has a stepson Chris.
 
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