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Terry Engelder 

Professor of Geosciences, Penn State
Ph.D., Texas A&M

Dr. Engelder is a leading authority on the recent Marcellus gas shale play. He has previously served on the staffs of the US Geological Survey, Texaco, and Columbia University. His academic distinctions include a Fulbright Senior Fellowship in Australia, Penn State’s Wilson Distinguished Teaching Award, membership in a US earth science delegation to visit the Soviet Union immediately following Nixon-Brezhnev detente, and the singular honor of helping Walter Alvarez collect the samples that led to the famous theory for dinosaur extinction by large meteorite impact. In the international arena, he has worked on exploration and production problems with companies including Saudi Aramco, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Agip, and Petrobras.