George Voneiff

Professor of Engineering Practice


Office: RICH 901K
Phone: 979.845.2939

Research Interests

George Voneiff is the co-chair of the Texas A&M University department of petroleum engineering's Industry Advisory Board, and is currently the director of Unconventional Gas Resources (a private E&P company based in Canada) and the CEO of its U.S. affiliate Unconventional Resources, LLC.

His interests include:

  • Applied petroleum economics in unconventional plays
  • Statistical analysis of large datasets from unconventional formations
  • Large-Scale production data analysis using empirical techniques

Awards & Honors

  • Inductee, Texas A&M Petroleum Engineering Academy of Distinguished Graduates 2013
  • 2005 Aggie 100: #1 company awarded by the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University (along with business partner and fellow Aggie Mike Gatens)
  • Sproule Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas in 2005
  • Finalist, 2004 Ernst & Young Canadian Entrepreneur of The Year.


  • MS, Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1992
  • BS, Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1983