Peter B. Taylor, P.G.
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B.A., Geology, Washington and
Lee University, 1981
Kentucky, Registered Professional Geologist, License No. 1941
OSHA 40 Hours Standard 29CFR 1910-120, Health and Safety Training, Certification
MSHA Annual Refresher, Certification No. 233-72-425
Peter Taylor has 27 years experience providing project management, property evaluations, and supervision of exploration and property management programs throughout the Appalachian region. He specializes in applications of mapping, geophysical data collection and interpretation, evaluation of coal resources development, and project reporting and presentation. His expertise encompasses data collection and interpretation, mapping and definition of geological hazards related to coal mining, correlation of coals in regional studies, evaluation of economic factors related to coal resource development, and use of computer techniques for coal resource evaluation and mapping.
Select Listing of Publications and Presentations
- Central Appalachian Basin: Managed and worked on multiple due diligence evaluations associated with merger and
acquisition activities. Project parameters included reserve evaluation, Phase I environmental site assessment, mine planning, and hazards mapping. Performed work for most major energy and land companies with operations and properties located in the Appalachian Basin.
- Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): Supervised and worked on multiple projects associated with SEC filings. Work performed for Peabody Energy, Penn Virginia Resource Partners, LP, and James River Coal Company.
- Central West Virginia: Regional investigation and exploration of deep and surface minable coal resources followed by detailed evaluation.
- Eastern Kentucky: Evaluation of coal resources, including economic evaluation, involving extensive use of computer mapping techniques.
- Eastern Kentucky: Geological mapping of oil and gas reserves.
- Eastern Kentucky: Coordination of exploration and reserve delineation of extensive reserves followed by detailed
- Eastern Kentucky: Coordination and management of ongoing exploration and resource evaluations, including computer
applications to define potential multiple seam stripping applications.
- Illinois: Evaluation of deep and surface mineable reserve base for multiple million ton per year operation.
- Southwestern Virginia: Evaluation and investigation of extensive reserves including detailed study of geological factors
influencing seam mineability.
- Tennessee: Evaluation of seam mineability and reserve characteristics. Implementation of an exploration program to
confirm seam mapping.
- Western Maryland: Evaluation of program of substantial underground mineable reserves.
- South America, Venezuela: Assisted in Evaluation of coal reserves within Guasare Coal Basin.