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  • Elizabeth Clechenko
    (608) 698-3688


Professional geoscientist with 14+ years of experience as an independent contributor and team lead for technical evaluations of new ventures, exploration and appraisal opportunities in both unconventional and conventional projects, domestically and internationally.  Skillled in project management, technical project planning, business development, and analysis of strategy and portfolio managment.  






ConocoPhillips (2007-2021)
Director; Strategy, Porfolio and Assurance
Staff Geoscientist: Global New Ventures Exploration (South America)
Staff Geoscientist: L48 Exploration and Appraisal (Unconventionals)
Senior Geoscientist: Russia-Caspian Exploration
Senior Geoscientist: Global New Ventures Exploration (Global Projects)
Geoscientist: Northern GOM Exploration


Skilled in:
Analytical and complex problem solving
Rapid assessment of complex and disparate datasets
Highly organized and detail focused
Adept at translation of technical work into plain language for mulitple audiences
Collaborative and skilled in working with many stakeholders
Strategic thinking
Mentoring of early career staff

Software: DecisionSpace, Petrel, ArcGIS, ArcGISPro, MSOffice including Access and PowerBI, Spotfire


PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Geoscience)
MS: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Geoscience)
BS: Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geoscience)