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George B.


George B. Asquith is a Professor of Geosciences at Texas Tech University with specialties in well logging, and carbonate and sandstone petrology. He received his B.S. in geology with a minor in math from Texas Tech University in 1961 and his M.S. and PhD from the University of Wisconsin in Madison (1963 and 1966) with a minor in geophysics. 

Dr. Asquith was a research geologist with ARCO for four years (1966-70) before taking a position as professor of geology at West Texas State University (1970-79). He worked summers (1974-79) with ALPAR Resources as a staff geologist exploring in the Williston Basin and the Texas Panhandle. He served as chief geologist with SEARCH Drilling Company from 1979 to 1982  Then, from 1982-86 he was district geologist with Pioneer Production Corporation, and followed by a stint as project team leader with Mesa Limited Partnership 1986-88.

In 1988, he joined the faculty at Texas Tech as the Pevehouse Chair of Petroleum Geology. Starting in 2006 he became professor of Geosciences at Texas Tech.

Dr. Asquith is a member of AAPG, DPA, SPWLA, and WTGS.