Senior Scientist, Land & Wildlife and Climate programs
Trained as a geologist, Briana Mordick works as a technical advisor on a variety of issues related to oil production, natural gas production, and the geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide. Her work includes identifying regulatory solutions and industry best practices to help reduce the environmental impacts of oil and gas production. Prior to joining NRDC, Mordick worked for Anadarko Petroleum for six years as a petroleum geologist on projects including shale gas, tight gas sands, and CO2-enhanced oil recovery. She holds a bachelor’s degree in earth sciences from Boston University and a master’s in geological sciences from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is based in San Francisco.