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Carrie Fagerland is a Geoscientist in Oilfield Operations at the EERC, where she interfaces with a diverse team of scientists and engineers to assess project uncertainties in oil and gas development and geologic CO2 storage. Her work involves contributing to the development of models of the subsurface and other regional characterization activities in support of EERC projects. She holds B.S. degrees in Geology and Anthropology from North Dakota State University. Prior to her position at the EERC, she served as a Wellsite Geologist with Neset Consulting Service LLC in Tioga, North Dakota.

Carrie was interested in her position at the EERC because she was looking for something with challenging and interesting research. “I like that each day is different, and I’m always learning something new,” Carrie said. “I also like the people here. They’re very kind and always willing to help with anything.” The EERC’s emphasis on personal as well as professional development align with Carrie’s, and she has been able to enjoy a better balance between her work and home life.

Carrie grew up in Noonan, North Dakota, and moved to Grand Forks in 2016. She enjoys the outdoors, including ice fishing and hiking. Her favorite place to hike in the area is at Turtle River State Park. She also enjoys sports, reading, and cooking.