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Emil D. Attanasi, Ph.D.

Emil Attanasi is a Supervisory Research Economist (Scientist Emeritus) with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, VA.

Emil Attanasi has been an economist with the U.S. Geological Survey since 1972. His work focuses on the valuation of hydrologic data, development of resource assessment methods for undiscovered oil and gas, assessment of CO2-EOR potential, and the application of economics to oil, gas, and minerals resource assessments.

Professional Experience

  • United States Geological Survey since 1972

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. University of Missouri, 1972, Economics

  • M.S. George Mason University, 2003, Statistical Science

  • B.A. Evangel College, 1969, Mathematics

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • American Economic Association, 1972 – present

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government