With a background in geology and petroleum engineering, George made a career of applying both science and technological advancement in his efforts to extract oil and natural gas from the ground. He had a strong belief in the potential of science to create opportunity and solve our global challenges. 

The Mitchell foundation has funded applied and fundamental scientific research for the enhancement of knowledge, the advancement of society, and the attainment of a sustainable planet.

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