Mr. Tedesco has a BA in Geology from Northeastern University in Boston, a MS in Geology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL, and a PhD in Geology with a minor in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Mr. Tedesco has over 30 years of experience in coal mining, coal bed methane, shale gasoil, waterflood projects, petroleum exploration and development. He has help to discover over 124 MMBO. Most recent discovery is the Arikaree Creek and Old Homestead fields in Lincoln County, Colorado which are presently producing 1,500+ BOPD.  Mr. Tedesco has published numerous articles and presented several talks at national industry events on the subjects of coal bed methane, surface geochemistry, and stratigraphy. He has published the only textbook specifically outlining the capture methodology and use of surface geochemistry in petroleum exploration.

LEE ZHANG,  Senior GeoChemist

With 20 years’ experience, Miss. Zhang has gained extended expertise in chemistry analytical instrumentation, and coal bed methane methodology. She has served our Lab for over a decade covering analysis of surface chemistry and petroleum exploration data. Miss Zhang has a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from Zhejiang University and Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Engineering, and also a MS in Analytical Chemistry from University of Alaska-Fairbanks, USA.