University of Texas at Austin

Bureau Welcomes Mark Shuster as Associate Director, Energy Division

September 7, 2016
Mark W. Shuster

Mark Shuster, the Bureau's new Associate Director, Energy Division

The Bureau of Economic Geology is excited to welcome Mark W. Shuster as its new Associate Director, Energy Division. Prior to joining the Bureau earlier this month, Mark worked for Shell and affiliates for 30 years in upstream oil and gas roles around the world. Mark began his professional career as a research geologist working on projects in the Permian Basin, Atlantic margin basins, and Southeast Asia. Subsequently, Mark worked on exploration and appraisal projects in Venezuela, Australia, the Middle East, the Gulf of Mexico, and, most recently, Alaska. Mark received his BS in geology from the University of the Pacific and his PhD in geology from the University of Wyoming. He will be bringing his years of experience in management roles within the Shell organization, and a deep knowledge of geologic processes, to lead the Energy Division’s renowned researchers and their broad portfolio of energy research initiatives. Please join all of us in welcoming Mark Shuster to the Bureau!