PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Katherine Schmid, P.G., joined in the Pennsylvania Geological Surveyin 2010 and serves as a senior geologic scientist. At the survey, Katherinetracks water use and oil, gas, and brine production from shale wells inPennsylvania. She has also worked on the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnershipand Appalachian Storage Hub projects. Before starting with the survey, she wasemployed in the oil and gas industry for five years. Katherine received herM.S. degree in geological sciences from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005and her B.S. degree in geology from the Ohio State University in 1999.