Wanted to be an Astronaut!
B.S. & M.S. Geology, University of Utah
Companies and Institutions I’ve worked for:
My first geo-job/internship was as an Assistant to Curator for College of Mines & Earth Sciences, University of Utah. My first career job was working for Petroleum Systems International, Inc. Since then, I've worked for University of Utah; Petroleum Systems International, Inc.; BP; and am currently at Chevron.
Basins I’ve worked:
Offshore Angola; Sumatra of Indonesia; Uinta, Piceance and Covenant of Utah; Neuquen and San Jorge Basins of Argentina; Southern Apennines of Italy; Wind River Basin of Wyoming; Central Caspian
Years in the petroleum business: 7
First Well/Research Program:
Hydrocarbon Volumetric Yields from Fresh vs. Hypersaline Organic Facies: Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah
Stratigraphy (Petroleum Geochemistry & Basin Modeling in a past life)
My fondest career memory or proudest moment:
My fondest career memory was carrying out my first completely independent project in Indonesia. My proudest moment has to do with anything well and honestly accomplished.
My inspiration and motivation comes from:
My family and the Great Outdoors
My most memorable idols/mentors:
My parents, brothers and sister
AAPG member since:
AAPG, AWG, GSA, SEPM
Jessica Moore earned both her B.S. and M.S. in geology from the University of Utah, specializing in shallow marine lacustrine stratigraphy. She started her career with PSI, Inc., specializing in Petroleum Geochemistry prior to hiring on with Chevron’s Energy Technology Company, first in San Ramon, CA, then Houston, TX, working as a Shallow Marine and Fluvial Clastic Stratigraphy Specialist. She is a now located with Chevron in Bakersfield, CA working as a Lead Geologist for a Major Capitol Project. Jessica is Past-President of the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG), former member of the American Geosciences Institute’s (AGI) Executive Committee, and past Chair of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists’ Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS) Committee. Jessica has co-lead and contributed to numerous short-courses, technical presentations, summits, and Congressional visits and panels addressing issues associated with STEM as well as women in the energy industry workforce.