Dr. Pranter is the Victor E. Monnett Endowed Chair in Energy Resources and a professor of geosciences at the University of Oklahoma. He was previously a geology professor at the University of Colorado Boulder and a senior research/reservoir geologist with ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company and Conoco. He received a B.S. in geology from the Oklahoma State University, a B.S. in geological engineering from Colorado School of Mines, an M.S. in geology from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in geology from the Colorado School of Mines. His research interests include reservoir characterization, petroleum geology, sedimentary geology, applied structural geology, and reservoir modeling.
Matthew J. Pranter provides advice on educational and research related issues. His extensive and varied experience in the industry, education, and in research make him the ideal advisor to the AFEC team.