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John Horton

Vice President, Senior Consultant

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John Horton has more than three decades of experience in field and management activities including geologic, hydrogeologic, and geotechnical investigations; hydrographic surveying; and oil exploration and development. John has managed numerous projects involving contaminated, radioactive, and mine wastes. His experience includes managing bench-scale demonstrations of the deposition of various oil sands tailings, overseeing the evaluation of tailings pond sediments and their potential to biogenically produce greenhouse gasses, and providing geotechnical services to an oil sands company's non-segregated tailings program. He also managed a 35-person field-service division that provided environmental drilling, laboratory analysis, and site remediation services.


(651) 247-4646


Professional Geologist (AB)


BS, Geology, University of Missouri - Columbia


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277