AIPG Texas Section Awards Shoemaker Graduate Scholarship and Foss Undergraduate Scholarship to Rice University Geoscience Students
Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M’s Executive Vice President and Chief Geologist (Mining) / Chief Hydrogeologist (Environmental), is also serving as Vice President – Eastern Texas, of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) and presented an AIPG Texas Section Shoemaker Graduate Scholarship and an AIPG Texas Section Foss Undergraduate Scholarship to two students of the Earth Science Department at Rice University during the graduation awards ceremony (more). The formal announcements were made earlier for all four of the scholarships awarded this year to Texas students by the AIPG Texas Section (more).
Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., I2M’s President and Chief Engineer announced this morning from I2M’s Waller Field Office near Houston, Texas that he has appointed two new Senior Associates to the existing group of I2M Associates. Ray Schaefer, P.G., will be providing senior management support to the I2M operations (more) and David Rowlands, Ph.D., P.G., will serve as a senior geological consultant (more).
Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., has been elected President of I2M Associates, LLC and will also be serving as Chief Engineer (see Press Release). He subsequently re-confirmed Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., as Executive Vice President and Chief Geologist / Chief Hydrogeologist for I2M Associates, LLC to provide management of operations and project oversight.
Mr. Bost also announced in Houston today that I2M has developed a teaming agreement with Reardon Environmental, Inc. We will be exploring ways to cooperate with Reardon by supplying technical support they do not currently offer. On related matters, Mr. Bost indicated that I2M is considering additional acquisitions of small firms and associated personnel to build out I2M capabilities to take on a variety of projects beyond those undertaken over the past 6 years since I2M’s formation in 2010.
Mr. Bost presented a paper on Health, Safety and Environmental Update on H2S and CO2 Injection and Sequestration at the ShaleTech Canada Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, April 18 – 20, 2016. PDF of slides (more).
I2M CEO and President, Jeffrey D. King, P.G., has announced in Seattle this morning that he is retiring and has sold his interests in I2M Associates, LLC to I2M Associate, Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G. in Houston, Texas. Mr. Bost retired a few years ago as a Senior Partner and Officer of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and played a significant role in ERM’s expansion internationally over the past 25 years, becoming the world’s largest privately held environmental consultancy.
Mr. Bost is a graduate of Rice University in environmental engineering (and was named Rice’s Outstanding Engineering Alum of the Year in 2002). He is well known in the environmental and geotechnical engineering industry in the U.S. (more). Mr. Bost has assumed a leadership role in I2M Associates, LLC effective today, and is contemplating a significant expansion of I2M activities into large environmental planning and remediation projects and related fields throughout the U.S. and in international due-diligence projects, along with maintaining current litigation support in the U.S., and mineral and mining assessments in various sectors of the world.
I2M’s Web Resource Portal just passed 4,000 entries (resources, reports, media, etc,) under 219 categories. The milestone was reach by the input from I2M staff and associates from around the world. The input for the last 30-days (here). For the catalog index (here). For a description of the web portal (here). Top 10 Categories and Distribution (more).
Campbell Presents at Houston Geological Society’s Engineering and Environmental Group Dinner Meeting
Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M’s Chief Geologist / Chief Hydrogeologist gave a 90-minute presentation on independent assessments of mineral resources and associated environmental issues during the dinner meeting of the Houston Geological Society’s Engineering and Environmental Group in Houston, Texas. The presentation discussed mineral deposits in Australia (gold, uranium, phosphate, and potash), Vietnam (gold), Texas (uranium), and Alaska (uranium, thorium, and rare earths). For those of you who could not attend the meeting, here is a PDF of the presentation slides (more). The abstract and biography are (here).
As Chair of the Committee on Uranium (Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) of the Energy Minerals Division (AAPG), and I2M’s Chief Geologist/Principal Hydrogeologist, Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., presented the Committee’s 2015 Mid-Year Report by teleconference during the Division’s Mid-Year meeting (more).
Chapter Published in the “Unconventional Energy Resources: 2015 Review” in the Journal of Natural Resources Research
Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M’s Chief Geologist/Principal Hydrogeologist and Chair, EMD Uranium (and Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) Committee, and James R. Conca, Ph.D., Member of the Advisory Group of the EMD Uranium (and Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) Committee have just published a chapter in the “Unconventional Energy Resources: 2015 Review” in the Journal of Natural Resources Research, Vol. 24, No.4, December, entitled: “Energy Competition in the Uranium, Thorium, and Rare Earth Industries in the U.S. and the World,” summarized and updated from the 2015 Annual Report of the EMD Uranium (and Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) Committee, pp. 450-458, Internet Access November 30, 2015 via (here).