Janell Edman is an industry recognized expert in interpreting gas, oil, and source rock geochemical data to solve exploration and production problems for oil industry clients. She has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geophysics from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Geology from The University of Wyoming. Dr. Edman has over 25 years of industry experience in both domestic and international exploration and production including 10 years at Marathon's Petroleum Technology Center, over 10 years as a consulting geochemist, and 5 years of prospect generation work at Mobil. Dr. Edman was also the recipient of the Jules Braunstein Award for Best Poster Session at a National AAPG Meeting and has 46 published papers and abstracts.