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Andrea Cicero

Andrea D. Cicero is a Houston-based geologist currently working in the oil and gas industry for Concho Resources (CXO). She is a native New Yorker who began her geological studies at The State University of New York at Binghamton where she earned her B.S. in 1997, followed by her M.S. in Geology at The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1999 under the tutelage of Dr. K. C Lohmann. Andrea has held technical positions with various energy companies in Texas and Louisiana over the past 18 years, including: Conoco Inc.; ConocoPhillips; BP America; Newfield Exploration; and BHP Billiton. Her areas of expertise include the regional and exploration geology of onshore Texas and New Mexico, focusing on the Permian, East Texas, Maverick, and Gulf Coast basins. She has published papers on the stratigraphy of the Haynesville and Bossier Shales, and was recipient of the 2010 Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies’ Grover E. Murray Best Published Paper Award. When not in search of hydrocarbons or advising with this board, Andrea stays active with Crossfit, plays alto sax with the Houston Concert Band, performs with a student Latin dance team, and tends to her growing menagerie of rescued orange tabby cats.