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Chris McLindon's Biography for April 12, 2024 Meeting about Geology and CO2 Sequestration in South Louisiana.

  • 12 Apr 2024
  • 11:30 AM

Chris McLindon is the Director of Energy Education and Outreach at the LSU Center for Energy Studies. He was employed an exploration geologist in the oil and gas industry between 1980 and 2020.  He received a B.S. in Geology from L.S.U. in 1979.  Chris has worked for several companies in the New Orleans area including Stone Energy, McMoRan Exploration, and Helis Oil, as well as being self-employed for several years.  Between April 2020 and February 2024 Chris was manager/member of McLindon Geosciences, LLC  in Mandeville, LA., working primarily on geological evaluation for CO2 sequestration.

Chris is a past- president of the New Orleans Geological Society and a member of the Geological Society of America and the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists.  Chris was named to an oversight position for the Louisiana Coastal Geohazards Atlas Project by Dr. Charles Groat of the Louisiana Geological Survey in 2018.  In that same year he was the recipient of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Statesmanship Award in recognition of work associated with the atlas project.



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