Stephen P. Cumella

Steve is an exploration and development geologist with extensive domestic and international experience. He has been geologic manager for $400 million development programs and has generated successful oil and gas prospects. Steve also acted as project manager for remedial investigation/feasibility study for the U.S. Army at Jefferson Proving Ground, Indiana. He was awarded the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists’ Outstanding Scientist Award in 2005 and the American Association of Petroleum Geologist’s Robert H. Dott, Sr. Memorial Award for Best Special Publication in 2010. He was an AAPG Distinguished Lecturer in 2011. He is past executive editor of The Mountain Geologist and was president of the Grand Junction Geological Society in 1991. Steve received his bachelors and masters in geology at University of Texas at Austin.