Tom Anderson

Affiliate Scientist

Phone: (801) 581-5126

Unconventional reservoirs (Bakken, Niobrara, other liquids-rich formations)

Geothermal energy from deep sedimentary basins and co-production in oilfields

Geologic carbon storage and reservoir characterization

Geologic mapping (surface and subsurface) and general field geology

Computer technology

Structural geology

GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

Petroleum development geology

Petroleum exploration


Regional & Basin Experience

  • Wind River Basin

  • Powder River Basin

  • Onshore South Texas

  • California (onshore and offshore)

  • U.K. North Sea

  • Snake River Plain

  • Columbia Basin

  • Great Basin

  • Thrust Belt

  • Rocky Mountains

  • Los Angeles Basin

  • Williston Basin

  • Ventura Basin

M.Sc. Geology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah (Structural Geology and Geomorphology)

B.Sc. Geology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


  • Registered Professional Geologist in the State of Wyoming, No PG-1207

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists, (President, Rocky Mountain Section, 2010)

  • Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (Denver)

  • Utah Geological Association

  • Wyoming Geological Association (President in 2006)

Steve Champlin Award for Best Poster, 1992 AAPG Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Casper, Wyoming, Circle Ridge Structural Model

Distinguished Service Award, Wyoming Geological Association, 2011

Oil Production Waste Stream: A Source of Electrical Power. 2010. Renewable Energy World

Integrated Characterization and Simulation of the Fractured Tensleep Reservoir at Teapot Dome for CO2 Injection Design, 2010. SPE Journal. A-hmed Ouenes, Prism Seismic, Tom Anderson, Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center

High-resolution Seismic Mapping of a Shallow Petroleum Reservoir: Teapot Dome, USA. 2008. World Oil. Co-authors Brian Black (RMOTC), Anita Okojie, John McBride, John South (BYU), Bill Keach (EGI)

Optimizing Business Alignment with Service Level Agreements: A Mobil-Landmark Case Study, Landmark 1999 Worldwide Technology Forum

Structural Geology of the Circle Ridge Oilfield, Fremont County, Wyoming. 1993. in Wyoming Geological Association Guidebook to the Mineral Resources of the Wind River Basin, WY.