John H. Snow
Mr. Snow has 31 years of geothermal, oil and gas exploration, production, and regulatory experience in the US and Canada. Mr. Snow is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Standard Steam Trust, an upstream Geothermal Development company with operations in Nevada, Idaho and Utah. Mr. Snow was previously Director of Geothermal Development for Enel North America, where he managed geothermal exploration and development. Mr. Snow works with an interdisciplinary team of geothermal professionals devoted to the development of four geothermal projects located three western states, which have targeted aggregate capacity of 150 MW. His regulatory experience includes leasing on federal and state lands, correlative rights, spacing orders, hearings, and unitization and pooling agreements. In 2007 Mr. Snow was appointed by the Governor of Nevada to serve as the State's Geothermal Energy Commissioner for the Commission on Mineral Resources.
Mr. Snow received his BS degree in petroleum engineering from Montana College of Minerals Science and Technology. He currently serves on the executive board of the Mackay School of Earth Science and Engineering, is a board member of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Development at UNR, is a member of the Nevada Geothermal Council, Geothermal Energy Association, Geothermal Resource Council, Society of Professional Engineers and Nevada Minerals Exploration Coalition. He served in the past as Nevada's delegate on the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.
As a Commissioner, Mr. Snow has advised the Governor and Legislature on geothermal policy, which has helped Nevada achieve the status as the second largest geothermal energy producer in the US.