Sections Announce Technical Winners
AI. Levorsen Award winners have been announced by two AAPG Sections, in addition to the winner of the best poster award at a third Section.
- Angela McDonnell, with the Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, Texas, won the Levorsen Award for “Importance of Allochthonous Salt in Texas State Waters: Paleo-Canopy Presence and New Exploration Paradigms.”
Her co-authors are Mike Hudec and Martin P.A. Jackson, both also with the BEG in Austin.
- Rocky Mountain Section
- Vincent Rigatti, with Questar Exploration and Production, Denver, won the Levorsen Award for “The Vermillion Basin of Southwest Wyoming/Northwest Colorado: Structural Styles and Seismic Pore Pressure Prediction Through Over-Pressure.”
His co-authors are Tony LeFevre, Richard Newhart, Kimberly Kaiser and Scott Goodwin, all with Questar, and Robert Parney of Tricon Geophysics, Denver.
- Mid-Continent Section
- Brian W. Wilhite, S.J. Mazzullo, I. Wayne Woolsey, Dean Pattison, Marc Summervill and Kimberly Dimmick-Wells, all of Wichita, Kan., won the Planalp Award for the poster “Paleo-Oceanography and Depositional Framework of the Cowley Facies in South-Central Kansas: Solution to the ‘Cowley Problem.’”