Mar 26, 2021 8:00 AM
Dr. Jory A. Pacht
Energy Consumption and the Economic and Social Impacts

Dr. Pacht began his career at ARCO in the exploration research department in 1980, and ARCO recognized his contribution in its 1987 Annual Report where his team was credited with adding $350 million of reserves. His work continued at RPI International as a Senior Scientist working in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore Africa. In 1992, he founded Seis-Strat Services, Inc., a geological and geophysical service company employing up to 35 geoscientists in seven countries. He sold  Seis-Strat and between 2007 and the present Dr. Pacht formed and sold several oil and gas production ventures and is presently the President of Altair Energy.  He has won five best paper awards and has published over 80 papers and abstracts. He serves on the Alumni Advisory Board of the School of Earth Sciences at Ohio State, where he received his Ph.D.