Geo Science Manager
Fifth Creek Energy
Dr. Ben Burke, Geo Science Manager for Fifth Creek Energy LLC, has more than 12 years of experience in applied geoscience with more than 10 years in domestic and international oil and gas exploration and development. Prior to joining Fifth Creek, Burke worked on Noble Energy Inc.'s horizontal development of the D-J Basin as a production geoscience team leader. He holds an AB magna cum laude from Bowdoin College, an MBA from Texas A&M University and a PhD from Dartmouth College. He is also a collaborating professor with the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences at Iowa State University. Prior to Noble, he worked for ExxonMobil Corp. and as a senior geologist with Fidelity Exploration & Production in the Williston Basin, the Cotton Valley and the Powder River Basin.