George B. Asquith

Professor of Geosciences 338
George B. Asquith

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. He 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). From 1974 to 1979 he worked summers with ALPAR Resources as a staff geologist doing exploration in the Williston Basin and the Texas Panhandle. From 1979 to1982 he was chief geologist with SEARCH Drilling Company. From 1982 to 1986 he was district geologist with Pioneer Production Corporation, and from 1986 to 1988 he was project team leader with Mesa Limited Partnership. 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.

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

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