Pilar Ritcherson

Childhood ambitions:
To be happy
My Career
Occidental College – Los Angeles, CA & Sul Ross State University – Alpine, TX
Companies and Institutions I’ve worked for:
My first geo-job/internship was with Texas Water Development Board Internship – Austin, TX/ Advance Consultants Mudlogging – Hobbs & Artesia, NM. My first career job was with Yates Petroleum Corp. – Artesia, NM. Since then, I’ve worked for State of Texas, Advance Consultants, and am currently back working for Yates Petroleum.
Basins I’ve worked:
Permian, Midland, Delaware, Central Basin Platform – Texas & New Mexico
Years in the petroleum business:
My Pathway
First Well/Research Program:
Terry “FU” Com. #6H – Eddy Co., NM (Horizontal Wolfcamp Gas)
My Geo-Specialties:
Carbonates, Horizontal Drilling
My fondest career memory or proudest moment:
Sending my Mother money
My Inspiration
My inspiration and motivation come from:
My most memorable idols/mentors:
My Impact
AAPG member since:
AAPG committees:
PROWESS, SWS Scholarships & Grants, RGS Delegate to SWS
Society Affiliations:
Roswell Geological Society (RGS), AAPG

Education from Occidental College - Los Angeles, CA and Sul Ross State University - Alpine, TX 
Currently employed with Yates Petroleum Corp.

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