Board of Directors
Dr. Earl W. Abbott
CPG – Chairman of the Advisory Board
Dr. Abbott is a Certified Professional Geologist and a Qualified Person with over forty years experience in mineral and oil & gas exploration for small to large companies in the Western United States, China, Mongolia, Alaska, Mexico, Ghana, and Costa Rica. Dr. Abbott has designed and executed numerous successful exploration programs from the grass roots through pre-production drilling. Dr. Abbott has extensive experience with all relevant government agencies necessary to obtain the appropriate development and operating permits. Additionally, Dr. Abbott has been on the Board of Directors and an officer for numerous companies over the past forty years including the President of several US and Canadian public and private mining companies. Dr. Abbott’s specialty is the discovery of mineral deposits through the integrated use of advanced geological, geochemical and geophysical techniques and technologies.
In addition to public/private company leadership roles, Mr. Abbott has held numerous management positions within various geological societies and institutes. This includes being past Presidents of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Geological Society of Nevada, the Nevada Petroleum Society, and the Denver Region Exploration Geologists Society (DREGS).