Martha Creager Barnes
-Fourth-generation mineral owner, third-generation geologist and second-generation NARO member.
-Rice University in Houston, TX-dual degree in Geology and Managerial Studies. Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of South Carolina.
-Retired-28-years Senior Advanced Geologist with a major integrated oil company, exploration and production geologist -US and international. Minerals Manager-private company 2012-present.
-Delegate member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) for over two decades. Member Houston Geological Society and AAPG Division of Professional Affairs. AAPG Certified Petroleum Geologist, Registered Texas Professional Geoscientist. Member of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen.
-Minerals Manager for several family LLCs whose holdings extend across the Western US, mostly in Oklahoma. Extensive training in minerals management through the University of Denver, TCU Energy Institute, Petroleum Land Man School, NARO Minerals Management seminars. NARO Certified Minerals Manager-Professional level. Currently on the OK NARO Board for 2018-2021. Currently on US NARO Board for 2019-2022. Member multiple state NARO chapters.