Mark Shuster is an Associate Director at the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas, Austin where he leads the Bureau's energy-related research including thematic programs on resource recovery, reservoir characterization, energy economics, and geological storage of hydrogen. Mark joined the Bureau in 2016. Prior to joining the Bureau, Mark worked for Shell and affiliates for over 30 years in exploration and research roles as a Geologist, Exploration Manager, Vice President, and Executive Vice President in assignments in the US, The Netherlands, Australia, Oman, and the U.A.E.. His work experience includes projects in the Gulf of Mexico, Permian Basin, Atlantic margins, Australia, Middle East, Latin America, southeast Asia, and Alaska. In his leadership roles, Mark engaged with regulators, policy-makers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to understand environmental and community needs to responsibly plan and execute operations, and build lasting, collaborative management approaches. Mark has a B.S. in Geology from the University of the Pacific, and a PhD in Geology from the University of Wyoming.
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