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Bob Klein; MS (1992), PhD (1996).  Bob is currently a Senior Geologist for Ridgewood Energy Company in Houston, Texas, where he acts as basin modeling lead for the Deepwater GOM.  Ridgewood is a relatively small, private equity firm focused on finding and developing oil assets at a cost of $20 per barrel.  During his career he has worked for Samson Energy, Amoco, BP, and Paradigm, all the while focusing on domestic exploration.  Bob met his wife, Carolyn, an undergrad in SNRE at the time, while at UM.  Their twin sons were born at University Hospital.  Carolyn has had a fruitful career as a high school teacher in Environmental Science at Westside HS.  Our sons have recently graduated college, and Ryan is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Chemistry at Northwestern, and Matt is working towards his PhD in Economics at Wisconsin-Madison.  We are truly a Big 10 family, but all are Michigan fans first and foremost.  We enjoy camping, backpacking, kayaking and exploring greater Texas.  You can always contact me at  Go Blue!