Richard L. Adams

CPG # 4276
TPF #1006
BS Geology 1973
Indiana University
MS Geology 1975
University of Wisconsin

Rich Adams was born and raised in northern Indiana.  He received a MS in Geology with Honors from Indiana University in 1973 and a MS in Geology from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1975.  He worked for Exxon Company, USA in New Orleans from 1975 to 1979 and moved to The Woodlands, Texas to work for Mitchell Energy and Development Company from 1979 to 1999.  In 2000 he joined Carr Resources, Inc. in Tyler Texas where he still works today.

Rich has published several papers on the uses of basement tectonics in both exploration and development geology as well as papers on the regional Woodbine and Eagle Ford system.  In his current employment with Carr Resources he and John Carr are actively exploring the East Texas Basin and surrounding areas using his ideas on basement tectonics to help guide the company’s exploration effort.  

Rich currently lives near Lindale, Texas with his wife Marsha.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and, believe it or not, work.