John Hunt is a Geoscientist – CCS MRV/MVA Coordinator at the EERC, where he works with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, business professionals, and EERC stakeholders to solve challenges related to incremental oil recovery, unconventional oil recovery, geothermal energy, gas storage, and CO2 capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS). In this position, he supports the development of compliance monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) and monitoring, verification, and accounting (MVA) plans related to financial incentive and permitting programs associated with emerging carbon capture and storage (CCS) and other environmental social governance projects being developed in the United States and Canada. John holds an M.S. degree in Geology from Oklahoma State University and a B.S. degree in Geology from Brigham Young University. Prior to his position at the EERC, he served as a Petroleum Geologist – U.S. Midcontinent Region for Chesapeake Energy.
John’s principal areas of interest and expertise include characterization of tight shaly sand and carbonate reservoirs, resistivity reversals, and conodont biostratigraphy. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Oklahoma City Geological Society, and he has coauthored several professional publications.
John was interested in this role for the opportunity to be involved with our various projects in CCUS and enhanced oil recovery; a great work–life balance; and the people and culture of the EERC. “EERC people have done a wonderful job welcoming me to the team,” John said. “I’m excited to dig into my new role and work alongside an incredible team of people and professionals to help our clients implement CCUS.”
John is from Vancouver, Washington. Together, John, his wife, and their daughter enjoy cooking and baking, building with blocks, and reading. He also enjoys playing the piano and organ.