Tim Carr, the Marshall Miller professor of geology at West Virginia University, is available to discuss Marcellus shale exploration issues in the wake of Wednesday’s passage of regulations by the West Virginia Legislature.

Carr, president-elect of the Council of Energy Research and Education Leaders, and is the interim director of a Marcellus shale roundtable at WVU.

Prior to coming to WVU, Carr worked for the Kansas Geological Survey as chief of the Energy Research Section and as senior scientist for the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas. He was also co-director of the Energy Research Center and courtesy professor in the University of Kansas Department of Geology.

His experience also includes 13 years with Atlantic Richfield, where he worked in a number of research, operations and management positions. At ARCO, Carr was involved in both exploration and development projects in locations including Alaska, the North Sea, East Greenland, California and Kansas. Carr has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin, a master’s in geology from Texas Tech University and a doctorate in geology from the University of Wisconsin.

Carr can be reached by email at Tim.Carr@mail.wvu.edu or by phone at 304.293.9660.



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