Research Committee

 The function of the Committee on Research is to monitor activities in geological research relating to exploration and production of petroleum and other energy minerals; to promote the interchange of research ideas through conferences, and the distribution of research information through symposia; to assist other AAPG committees with matters pertaining to research activities; and to initiate, sponsor, and cooperate with other organizations in gathering data and preparing reports on subjects of interest to geoscientists. 

The committee consists of two subcommittees: 

  1. Reservoir Deformation Research Group and 
  2. Unconventional Gas Research Group.
Jean-Yves D. Chatellier Jean-Yves D. Chatellier Chair 2013-2016 Talisman Energy Inc.
John Robert Suter John Robert Suter Chair 2013-2016 ConocoPhillips
Susan Smith Nash Susan Smith Nash Staff Liaison 2008-2014 AAPG
Thomas Edward Ewing Thomas Edward Ewing Executive Committee Liaison 2012-2014 Frontera Expl Consultants
Jonathan Patrick Allen MEMBER 2009-2015 Chevron
Jean-Marc Daniel, PhD MEMBER 2009-2015 IFP Energies nouvelles
Geoffrey Ellis MEMBER 2009-2015 U S Geological Survey
Ulysses S. Hargrove, III MEMBER 2010-2016 Newark E&P, LLC
Werner M Heigl MEMBER 2009-2015 Apache Corporation
Peter Hill Hennings MEMBER 1997-2014 ConocoPhillips
Barry Jay Katz MEMBER 2005-2014 Chevron
Angela Dial Kennedy MEMBER 2009-2015
Lee Krystinik MEMBER 2005-2014
Joel Herve Le Calvez MEMBER 2009-2015 Schlumberger
Donald Arthur Medwedeff MEMBER 2002-2014 Chevron Energy Technology Company
Daniel Moos MEMBER 2009-2015 Baker Hughes
Kenneth Eric Peters MEMBER 2005-2014 Schlumberger Information Solutions
Bradford Eugene Prather MEMBER 2005-2014 (Shell Upstream Americas)
Eugene A. Shinn MEMBER 2005-2014 University of South Florida
Arthur Tremaine Smith, PhD MEMBER 2008-2014 Hillwood International Energy
John William Snedden MEMBER 2007-2016 Institute for Geophysics
Joann E. Welton MEMBER 2005-2014 Consultant - Retired ExxonMobil
Lesli Joy Wood MEMBER 2005-2014 Bureau of Economic Geology

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