Mark Omara

Senior Analyst, Research & Analytics


Areas of expertise:
International oil and gas, methane emissions science

As a Senior Research Analyst, Mark is focused on scientific and policy-based research that supports EDF’s domestic and international efforts to accurately characterize and cost-effectively reduce methane emissions from the oil and natural gas value chains.


Prior to joining EDF, Mark worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies where he led the measurements and emissions characterization of methane from natural gas production sites in the Marcellus Shale. He was also actively involved with several methane emissions measurement campaigns at CMU focusing on natural gas midstream facilities across the country. He is also experienced in teaching Environmental Chemistry and performing research on air and water pollution and aquatic ecosystem health.


Phd, Chemial Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY (2013)
MS, Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY (2010)
BS, Industrial Chemistry, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (2008)