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Wayne C. Gundersen Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Gundersen has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the oil and gas industry

Mr. Gundersen has been the proud founder and owner of Petroleum Synergy Group, Inc., in Reno, NV, since 1988.

    RENO, NV, March 07, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Wayne C. Gundersen with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Gundersen celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An experienced energy executive and consultant for more than 57 years, Mr. Gundersen has been the proud founder and owner of Petroleum Synergy Group, Inc., in Reno, NV, since 1988. Serving in every capacity, from CEO to chairman of the board of directors, he is the former president of Kaiser Exploration and Mining Company in Oakland, CA, and former president of Kaiser Energy, Inc. and vice president of Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation, Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Standard Oil California and Kaiser Aluminum Exploration Company.

Mr. Gundersen was active as a manager for Geothermal Partners LLC and as a member of the geology advisory board for the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Contributing various articles to professional publications throughout his career in his areas of expertise, he was also a longtime member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists from 1977 to 2017. Mr. Gundersen was involved as the president of the Parents Club at Foothill School in Walnut Creek, CA, for several years.

Born in Elgin, IL, Mr. Gundersen received his undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska in 1959, the same year he married his wife, Gail Andrews. Earning a Sinclair Fellow for 1960-1961, he then completed a master's degree in 1961. The recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Chancellor's Society in 2015, a Distinguished Alumni from the Burnett Society in 2012, and a Distinguished Alumni from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in 2011, all through the University of Nebraska Foundation, Mr. Gundersen was also named Man of the Year by New Orleans Jaycees in 1973, and he has been cited in countless editions of Who's Who, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in Finance and Business. He is the proud parent of three children.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Wayne C. Gundersen has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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