Richard W. Ball
Richard W. Ball
Development geologist-Angola Block O, Chevron, Houston
Born 1982, Dallas
M.S., Geology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
B.S., Geology, Stephen F. Austin State University
- 2012-present Development geologist-Angola Block 0; Chevron, Houston
- 2004-present Founder, Importation; T-ingo Importers, Dallas
- 2010-12 Exploration geologist-Gulf of Mexico; Chevron, Houston
- 2007-10 Development geologist-San Juan Basin; Chevron, Houston
- 2006 Contract geologist-Gulf of Mexico shelf; ToppKnotch, Lafayette, La.
- 2005-06 Geotech-onshore Louisiana; Rainier Minerals; Lafayette, La.
Joined AAPG 2002
- 2010-present Chair, Student Chapters Committee
- 2007-12 Director, Student Chapter Leadership Summit
- 2008-10 Vice chair, Young Professionals Committee
- 2007-10 Vice chair, Student Chapters Committee
- 2005-08 Member, Education Committee
- 2010, The Highs and Lows of Subsalt Exploration in Southeastern Green Canyon, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico - A World-Class Petroleum System
- 2009, LIDAR Imaging Technology Used to Reduce Cycle time, and Costs while Increasing Safety and Stakeholder Alignment
- 2009, Digital Regional Investigation of the Wilcox Group of Northern Louisiana: Application to Coalbed Natural Gas Evaluation
- 2007, Regional Subsurface Investigation: Coal Accumulation in the Wilcox Group, Northern Louisiana
- 2006, Ore Petrographic Aspects of Recent Basaltic Andesite from Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
- 2005, Geochemical and Petrograhic Aspects of Basaltic Andesites from Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
AAPG Secretary Responsibilities as defined by AAPG Bylaws, Article II, Section 6.
The Secretary shall be responsible for recording the actions of the Executive Committee; shall keep possession of the corporate seal and affix the same; and, subject to Executive Committee approval, shall have policy oversight of all non-technical and non-peer reviewed publications and communications. The Secretary shall perform other duties as may be directed by the Executive Committee.