Dallas independent geologist Patrick J.F.
Gratton has been voted president-elect by the AAPG membership.
He will serve as AAPG president in 2004-05.
Also elected were:
- Vice president -- Erik P. Mason, Shell Team Leader,
Gulf of Mexico New Ventures, Houston.
- Secretary -- Robert L. Countryman, geological advisor,
Occidental Petroleum, Bakersfield, Calif.
The new officers will take on their duties on July
1, when Stephen A. Sonnenberg, manager of the DJ Sub-Business
Unit for EnCana Energy Resources in Denver, assumes the presidency.
Remaining on the Executive Committee are Paul
Weimer, of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and consultant,
treasurer; and John Lorenz, of Sandia Laboratories in Albuquerque,
George Eynon, with GEOS Energy Consulting
in Calgary, Canada, will serve on the Executive Committee as chairman
of the House of Delegates.
ERIK P. MASON