Gerald Daub 

President of Daub & Associates, Inc.


Gerald (Jerry) J. Daub is the president of Daub & Associates, Inc., and is responsible for the direct supervision of his company's employees, contractors, and subcontractors. He has worked in both the private and government sectors. Mr. Daub has worked for Multi Mineral Corporation, American Mineral Exploration and Development Company, Plateau Resources Limited, RUST geotech, Sun Oil Company, and Atlantic Richfield Co. He has authored or co-authored numerous professional publications.  Mr. Daub is a certified petroleum geologist (AAPG-DPA #3997), and a licensed certified professional Geologist (CPG) in the states of Wyoming (#143) and Utah (#5336129-2250).  He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG, #1691), the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG), and the Grand Junction Geological Society (GJGS).  He is a qualified geologic, geo-hydrologic, and hydrologic expert witness for county and federal courts.  Well-respected within his community, he has served on the board of directors for several local organizations including the Grand Junction Petroleum and Mining Club, and the Museum of Western Colorado.  Mr. Daub is an Eagle Scout.  He received his bachelor's degree in geology from Colorado State University in 1975 and his master's degree in geology from the University of Rhode Island in 1979.

His work experience is extensive and includes:

  • World-wide site characterization and resource evaluation of numerous oil, gas, and mineral properties 

  • Exploration, evaluation, development, and production of conventional underground and solution mining for sodium minerals, sulfur and uranium
  • Management of core and rotary drilling operations with both domestic and international experience
  • Business development, marketing capabilities, communication skills and strategic planning
  • Geologic analysis and project management of the exploration, development, production and mining of sodium mineral leases and oil shale properties in Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado
  • Oil Shale research, exploration, development, and resource assesment
  • Shale Gas exploration and resource evaluation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of complex aquifer systems in Piceance Creek, Uinta and Carbon Basins
  • Development and completion of geologic/hydrologic research studies from a practical as well as theoretical approach
  • Economic evaluations and appraisals of mineral and petroleum properties in Australia, India, Mexico, Africa, Colorado, Texas, Kansas, California, Oklahoma, Nevada, Idaho, Ohio, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah
  • Soil characterization of building sites for multiple residential and commercial properties
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Investigation, completion and submittal of geologic hazards and mineral resource reports
  • Coordination of the Groundwater Protection Management Program at four Department Of Energy (DOE) facilities including geotechnical support for environmental restoration, waste management, technology development, and environmental monitoring and surveillance programs