John Foster

John Foster

Senior Geoscience Associate

John serves as a Senior Geoscience Associate at Sierra Pine Resources International. He joined Sierra Pine in 2012 after almost 40 years as a professional geophysicist.

While at Sierra Pine, John has provided interpretation and 2D/3D SMT project management for several SPRI client companies. His projects include working in the Barnett Shale, Fort Worth Basin, Offshore Gulf of Mexico, and Cook Inlet, Alaska.

Prior to joining Sierra Pine, John served as the Senior Geophysicist at Maritech Resources, a subsidiary of Tetra Technologies, Inc.

From 1994 until 2006, John was a geophysicist at El Paso Production (now EP Energy). Most recently he served as the Senior Staff Geophysicist for the Texas Gulf Coast District for El Paso Production.

John has extensive experience working in geophysical roles with Louisiana Land & Exploration (formerly Union Texas Petroleum/Nerco Oil & Gas), The Superior Oil Co., Aminoil USA, Ensearch Exploration, and Petty-Ray Geophysical.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Simpson College and a Master of Science degree in Geology from Iowa State University