The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016
Mr. Roest is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on emissions from unconventional oil and gas operations in the Eagle Ford Shale in southern Texas. He has a B.S. in meteorology from Plymouth State University and an M.S. in geosciences from San Francisco State University. Prior to his fellowship, he worked as an intern meteorologist, where he gained experience in atmospheric chemistry research.