Lindell Bridges is the Senior Vice President of Geoscience for EQT Production in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he is responsible for directing the company’s geoscience activity in the Appalachian basin. He received his BSc and MSc in Geology from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He was a geologist for Union Oil Company of California (UNOCAL) in Oklahoma City for 9 years, where he was responsible for the exploration & development in the Illinois, Michigan, & Appalachian Basins, as well as exploration in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. After Unocal, Mr. Bridges was an independent consultant for 11 years working projects in several basins, including the Appalachian, Illinois, Michigan, Anadarko, and Arkoma basins. He joined Chesapeake Energy in late October of 2002, and successfully drilled Fayetteville Shale discovery wells in White County, Arkansas, extending the play more than 40 miles east of the established core area. In 2006, he was promoted to Geological Manager of Chesapeake Appalachia in Charleston, West Virginia, following their acquisition of CNR. In October, 2007, he was hired by EOG Resources as Exploration Manager for the Barnett Shale in Fort Worth, Texas, and worked there until joining EQT in March 2009.
EQT Production, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA