Kathleen Neset is President of Neset Consulting Service, Inc., which provides well site geologic/geo-steering and engineering services to the oil industry since 1980. She received a B.A. in Geology from Brown University and then went to work as a seismologist in Michigan. Neset worked for Core Laboratories in Texas and Wyoming. In 1979 she moved to North Dakota pursuing work as an independent petroleum geologist. She is owner of Neset Farms and formerly worked as a Tioga High School science teacher, a Tioga school board member and a substitute business manager at Tioga High School. Currently she manages wellsite geology and mudlogging crews throughout the Bakken, Kansas, and Northern Rockies region. Recently, Kathleen was awarded the Prairie Business Top 25 Women in Business Award, the Williston Regional Economic Development Corporation Ambassador of the Year Award for 2014, and API Energy Outstanding Achievement Award of 2014 for the Williston Basin Chapter.
Kathleen is Chairman of the ND State Board of Higher Education, Director of Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Board of Directors, ND SBHE Challenge Fund Committee, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Williston API, Dickinson API, Minot API, North Dakota Petroleum Council Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Bismarck State College Petroleum Technology Advisory Committee, University of North Dakota Petroleum Engineering Advisory Committee, Tioga Golf & Country Club board, and St. Thomas Parish Council Secretary.
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