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GeoLegends: Fred F. Meissner (presented by Larry Meckel)

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Fred F. Meissner - Explorationist, Scientist, and Adjunct Professor at the Colorado School of Mines (presented by Larry Meckel)

Considered by many to be the 'Father of the Bakken,' he developed several key concepts that were later essential to the development of unconventional plays. Show More

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Fred F. Meissner, an honored college professor who pioneered the concept that methane gas could be extracted from coalbeds, has been named the 2008 recipient of the Sidney Powers Memorial Award. 
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