Corporate Advisory Board Committee

The purpose of this committee is to provide both strategic and tactical advice to the AAPG leadership for key functions provided by the Association. The committee will: 1) provide companies to sponsor AAPG Student membership, 2) advise AAPG Education Committee and Education Department on training needs for professionals, 3) provide designated company representatives for the purpose of recruiting and retaining members, 4) recommend speakers from companies for AAPG’s Distinguished Lecturer and VGP programs, and 5) communicate workforce needs.


Robert Patrick Anadarko Petroleum Robert Patrick Daniels VP
Scott D. Chesapeake Energy Scott D. Sachs Geoscience Vice President, Western Division
Robert "Bobby" Chevron Robert "Bobby" Ryan Vice President
James Cobalt International Energy, L.P. James Painter Executive Vice President, Gulf of Mexico
James W. ConocoPhillips James W. Handschy General Manager and Global Chief, Geosciences
Herbert G. Devon Energy Corporation Herbert G. Martin Vice President, Exploration/Exploitation
Jonathan Exploration Strategies & Professional Families, Eni Upstream & Technical Services, Milan, Italy Jonathan Craig Senior Vice President
Frederick “Rick” F. ExxonMobil Frederick “Rick” F. Weber Vice President Technical
Annell R. At-Large Member Annell R. Bay Independent Director, Apache Corp.
W. Herbert Petro-Hunt W. Herbert Hunt Advisor to Management
Chengzao PetroChina, Beijing, China Chengzao Jia Chief Geologist, National Key Science & Technology Project
M. Redhani B. A. PETRONAS M. Redhani B. A. Rahman General Manager, Basin Studies
Shell Jeroen Peters Vice President of Exploration Excellence
Steven CASA Exploration Steven Bell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
William V. Trident Energy; Non-Executive Director, ATX Energy; Energy Advisor, Warburg Pincus; Executive Advisor, Balex Technologies, Houston, Texas William V. Maloney Non-Executive Director
Schlumberger Ian Bryant
BP Howard Leach Vice President Geoscience, Exploration & Production Technology
IHS Energy Group Robert Fryklund Chief Upstream Strategist