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Notable Petroleum Engineering Alumnus to Speak at UW

October 23, 2019
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Eric Marsh

Accomplished and notable University of Wyoming alumnus Eric Marsh will be on campus Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 24-26, for a visit across the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the College of Business to give a presentation to Master of Business Administration (MBA) students.

Marsh, a 1982 UW petroleum engineering graduate, is the current president and CEO of Vine Oil and Gas, headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Marsh’s stops will include a presentation before the Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter Thursday at 5 p.m. in Room 3070 of the Engineering Building. MBA students are invited to Marsh’s second presentation Friday at 10 a.m. in the College of Business boardroom, Room 307. Students interested in attending the College of Business event should email Tanner Russell at

Marsh also will meet with recently appointed College of Engineering and Applied Science Interim Dean Cameron Wright; tour several facilities, including the newly opened Engineering Education and Research Building; and attend Saturday’s football game against the University of Nevada.

Previously, Marsh served as senior vice president of Encana’s U.S. division after being promoted to that position in 2011. From November 2009 to October 2013, he served as an executive vice president at Encana, leading the natural gas economy team, a fundamentals team that was responsible for understanding supply and demand relationships for natural gas in North America. Before 2009, Marsh held various management positions at Encana’s Bighorn Business Unit and Encana’s South Rockies Business Unit.

He has served on the Wyoming Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Integration Task Force; and on both the UW Foundation and engineering accreditation boards. He currently serves on the boards of Vine Oil and Gas, and Huntley & Huntley Energy Exploration.

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