Edwin Sowell | Land Analyst
Edwin was born and raised in East Texas, where he attended Huntsville Highschool class of 2004. After graduation, Edwin enlisted in the United States Navy and became a Navy Diver. He spent 8 years in the military and completed multiple deployments before deciding to leave after his 2nd enlistment in 2012 to pursue a BS in Geology at Sam Houston State University (SHSU).
Edwin Completed Geological Field Camp with the University of Missouri, at Camp Branson, Wyoming and after graduation from SHSU, accepted a Hydrological Technician position with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Austin, Texas. Working with the USGS, he further developed his skills with hydrological technologies, and Global Positioning Systems, while directly contributing to the Texas Water Development Board’s initiative to develop a high-tech network of stream gauges as well as additional technical assistance and outreach for floodplain management and planning.
He is an aspiring oil and gas professional that is looking forward to advancing his career in the oil and gas industry by using his geological knowledge, and geographic information systems abilities. Edwin is becoming a Landman in the future and excelling in the industry.
Edwin spends his spare time enjoying the outdoors and spending time with friends and family. He is also working on becoming further engaged with the veteran community and networks around the Houston area.
Favorite Quote: “Nothing in this world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Favorite Fiction: The Contender – Robert Lipsyte
Favorite Nonfiction: Descent into Darkness – Commander Edward C. Raymer
Most interesting places I have been: Australia, Guam, Japan, Hawaii, and Wyoming
Places I’d like to go: Brazil, Europe, and Thailand