Hobbs named president of geological institute

The American Geological Institute has named G. Warfield “Skip” Hobbs as president. He was inducted at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Denver in November.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 2
-- The American Geological Institute has named G. Warfield “Skip” Hobbs as president. He was inducted at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Denver in November.

Hobbs is founder and managing partner of Ammonite Resources Co., an international energy and mineral resource geotechnical and business consulting firm.

Before founding Ammonite Resources in 1982, Hobbs was employed as an exploration geologist by Texaco Inc. in Ecuador, Great Britain, Indonesia, and Portugal, and then by the Amerada Hess Corp. in New York.

In 2008, Hobbs founded and is the president of Ammonite Nova Scotia Corp., the operator of two petroleum exploration licenses off eastern Canada.

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