Glen Murrell

Glen Murrell is the Director of Community and Regional Engagement at the Idaho National Laboratory. In this role, he coordinates INL’s regional outreach in Idaho, Alaska, Wyoming, Utah and Montana, and manages a team of outreach and engagement specialists and programs. Prior to joining INL, Glen served as the inaugural executive director of the Wyoming Energy Authority, where he led development of Wyoming’s energy strategy, and the strategic transformation of Wyoming’s energy economy including promoting the importance of transformative technologies like Hydrogen and advanced reactors. Glen has also served in a variety of leadership roles aimed at advancing projects and technologies in the oil and gas industry for General Electric and Baker Hughes. Glen has more than 20 years of experience in energy related technology development and deployment and has served in senior roles in academic, corporate, and public sectors. He holds a master's in geology from the University of Waikato in New Zealand and a doctorate in geology from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.


  • B.Sc. Earth Sciences, University of Waikato
  • M.Sc. Geology, University of Waikato
  • Doctorate in Geology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Geoscience Society of New Zealand