‘07-08 Executive Committee Seated
Will Green Takes Helm of AAPG
Willard R. “Will” Green, an independent geologist and head of Green Energy Resources in Midland, Texas, on July 1 assumed the presidency of AAPG.
Green, a native of San Angelo, Texas, holds bachelor’s degrees in geological engineering and petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and a master’s in geology from the University of Texas at Austin.
He began his career with Shell Oil, working as a geologist in Denver, Roswell, N.M., Midland and Houston. In 1976 he joined GeoQuest International as senior geologist in Houston, and in 1977 joined BHP Petroleum (Americas) in Midland as division exploration manager.
He joined Forest Oil, also in Midland, in 1986, and in 1989 formed Green Energy Resources.
Joining Green on the Executive Committee is Scott W. Tinker, director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin and Texas State Geologist who was voted president-elect.
Tinker will serve as AAPG president in 2008-09.
Others recently elected to the 2007-08 Executive Committee are:
- Vice president (Regions) -- John Hogg, exploration vice president, MGM Energy, Calgary, Canada (two-year term).
- Vice president (Sections) -- John M. Armentrout, Cascade Stratigraphic, Clackamas, Ore. (one-year term).
- Secretary -- Edward A. “Ted” Beaumont, independent geologist, Tulsa.
- Editor -- Gretchen M. Gillis, executive editor, books, Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas.
Remaining on the committee is Randi S. Martinsen, who will complete the second of a two-year term as treasurer.
Also on the new committee is Martin D. “Marty” Hewitt, division manager, business development, Nexen Petroleum Intl., Calgary, Canada, who assumed the chairmanship of the House of Delegates.