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Education Bachelor of Science - Geology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Registered Professional Geologist, Kentucky, Certification No. 1848
OSHA 40 Hour, Health and Safety Training, 29 CFR 1910.120,
OSHA 8 Hour Annual Refresher, 29 CFR 1910.120, Certification No. 99028
OSHA 20 Hour Supervisory Health and Safety Training, 29 CFR 1910.120
OSHA 8 Hour Supervisory Health and Safety Training, 29 CFR 1910.120,
Certification No. 1934
MSHA Underground (Part 48) Safety Training
Experience Mark S. Smith, Senior Geologist/Hydrogeologist, Hydrogeology Division, is responsible for planning and supervising exploration programs, property evaluations, and ground water programs. He also has experience in data acquisition involving both surface and subsurface geophysical exploration in a variety of geologic settings, including karst terrain. Mr. Smith.s geologic evaluations include the study and mapping of geological factors relating to coal, high calcium and aggregate limestone reserves, coalbed methane reserves, and oil and gas reserve studies. Mr. Smith has also performed numerous hydrogeological evaluations in various bedrock and soil type settings, including karst, fractured bedrock and stratigraphic aquifers. He is experienced with ground water monitoring activities, including deep and shallow well installation and development, permeability testing, sampling and reporting. Mr. Smith manages the borehole geophysical division of our company which offers geophysical logging services throughout the eastern United States. This division utilizes multi-curve digital recording systems and associated probes, including natural gamma, resistivity, spontaneous potential, high resolution density, compensated density, caliper, temperature, delta temperature, fluid conductivity, sonic, borehole sonic televiewer, borehole video neutron and vertical deviation. Mr. Smith oversees multiple logging engineers in the use and maintenance of above systems. Mr. Smith has managed field exploration programs that include initial assessment of property, proposal of exploration, site determination of necessary drilling, supervision of core drilling, and geophysical logging of drill holes. He has also performed formation pressure analysis on offshore and onshore drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Rocky Mountain region. His duties included well site evaluation of geology, identification of formations and potential hydrocarbon production zones, and supervision of three to five wellsite geologists. Mr. Smith has also assisted state water supply engineers with sampling programs, water system inspections and design.