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Dr. William Fisher L.

Director

Bureau of Economic Geology

HQ Phone: (512) 471-1534

Bureau of Economic Geology

10100 Burnet Road Bldg. 130

Austin, Texas 78758

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

President

American Institute of Professional Geologists

Affiliations

Member
National Academy of Engineering

Member
National Petroleum Council

Secretary
Jackson School of the Geosciences

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Member
American Geosciences Institute

AAPG Member, Foundation Trustee Associate, Member
Colorado School of Mines

Fellow
The Geological Society of America Inc

Board Member
Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority

Member of the Advisory Council
Gas Technology Institute

Board Member
RPSEA corporation

Member of the Editorial Review Board
Fueling the Future

Fellow
Society of Economic Geologists Inc

President
American Association of Petroleum Geologists

President
American Geological Institute

Member
White House Committee on Export Promotion

Assistant Secretary of the Interior
Energy and Minerals

Board Member
Pogo Producing Company

Member
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Energy Research Panel

Founder
Government Affairs Program

Assistant Secretary for Energy and Minerals
U.S. Department of the Interior

Education

B.S.

Southern Illinois University

Ph.D.
geology
University of Kansas

Ph.D. studies

UT Austin

Web References (193 Total References)


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Later, with the support and encouragement of BEG Director Bill Fisher, she completed her Ph.D. studies at UT Austin (supervisor L. S. Land) while continuing to work at the BEG. The Bureau has been Shirley's geological home for her entire career.


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2010 - William L. Fisher - Austin, Texas

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William L. Fisher
William L. Fisher is the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair and Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, he served as the Inaugural Dean and the first Director of the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, a school he was instrumental in founding as well as securing its substantial endowment. He is a former long-time director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, former chairman of the Department of Geological Sciences and former director of the Geology Foundation. Dr. Fisher is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves currently as a member of the National Petroleum Council. He served as Assistant Secretary of Interior for Energy and Minerals under President Gerald Ford, and served on the White House Science Council under President Ronald Reagan. Dr. Fisher is past president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the American Geological Institute, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, and the Austin Geological Society.


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William L. FisherEarth Science World - Gateway to the Geosciences

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William L. FisherUniversity of Texas
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Dr. Fisher holds the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair in Mineral Resources at the University of Texas at Austin and directs the Geology Foundation.He is former chairman of the Department of Geological Science and former Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology.
Dr. Fisher is a long-time adviser to state and federal officials and testifies frequently to the U.S. Congress.He lectures extensively and has published more than 200 articles, reports, and books.
Currently, Dr. Fisher serves on the National Petroleum Council; he is a member of the commission on Geoscience, Environment, and Resources and past Chairman of the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources of the National Academy of Sciences; he serves on the boards of Pogo Producing Company and the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Gas Research Institute and currently serves on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Energy Research Panel.Dr. Fisher is a former member of the White House Science Council and the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and is past president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Geological Institute, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the Austin Geological Society, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies; he is a Fellow and former Councilor of the Geological Society of America.
Dr. Fisher served as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Energy and Minerals and as a member of the White House Energy Resources Council during the Ford Administration.He holds a B.S. and D.Sc. (Hon.) from Southern Illinois University, M.S. and Ph.D. in geology from the University of Kansas, and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.


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William L. Fisher | Dudley J. Hughes | John A. Comet | Thomas Dugan | Frederick Fesenmyer | Roy Huffington | Thomas D. Barrow | Robert D. Cowdery | Lawrence W. Funkhouser | Frank W. Harrison, Jr. | Robert Eberly | Charles Weiner | Legendary Oilman

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William L. Fisher
William L. Fisher is the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair and Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, he served as the Inaugural Dean and the first Director of the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, a school he was instrumental in founding as well as securing its substantial endowment. He is a former long-time director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, former chairman of the Department of Geological Sciences and former director of the Geology Foundation. Dr. Fisher is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves currently as a member of the National Petroleum Council. He served as Assistant Secretary of Interior for Energy and Minerals under President Gerald Ford, and served on the White House Science Council under President Ronald Reagan. Dr. Fisher is past president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the American Geological Institute, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, and the Austin Geological Society.


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William L. Fisher | Dudley J. Hughes | John A. Comet | Thomas Dugan | Frederick Fesenmyer | Roy Huffington | Thomas D. Barrow | Robert D. Cowdery | Lawrence W. Funkhouser | Frank W. Harrison, Jr. | Robert Eberly | Charles Weiner | Legendary Oilman

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William L. Fisher, 2010
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William L. Fisher
William L. Fisher is the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair and Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, he served as the Inaugural Dean and the first Director of the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, a school he was instrumental in founding as well as securing its substantial endowment. He is a former long-time director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, former chairman of the Department of Geological Sciences and former director of the Geology Foundation. Dr. Fisher is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves currently as a member of the National Petroleum Council. He served as Assistant Secretary of Interior for Energy and Minerals under President Gerald Ford, and served on the White House Science Council under President Ronald Reagan. Dr. Fisher is past president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the American Geological Institute, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, and the Austin Geological Society.

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