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Andrea Cicero

Andrea D. Cicero is a geologist with the United States Geological Survey, Central Energy Resources Science Center, located in Lakewood, CO. She works in the Energy and Minerals program on the National and Global Assessment of Petroleum Resources Project (“NAGA”) and is currently the Permian Basin task lead. She is a native New Yorker who began her geological studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton where she earned her BS, followed by her MS at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor under the tutelage of Dr. K. C Lohmann. Andrea has held technical positions with various energy companies since 2001, including: ConocoPhillips; BP America; Newfield Exploration; Concho Resources; BHP Billiton; and as an analyst at Her areas of expertise include the regional and exploration geology of onshore Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico, focusing on the Permian, East Texas, Maverick, and Gulf Coast basins. She also is certified in data analytics and visualization from Rice University and has a strong passion for data management. 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 serving the best interests of the federal government or advising with this board, Andrea is active within the CrossFit H-town and Houston Concert Band communities.