Research Committee

 The function of the Committee on Research is to monitor activities in geological research relating to exploration and production of petroleum and other energy minerals; to promote the interchange of research ideas through conferences, and the distribution of research information through symposia; to assist other AAPG committees with matters pertaining to research activities; and to initiate, sponsor, and cooperate with other organizations in gathering data and preparing reports on subjects of interest to geoscientists. 

The committee consists of two subcommittees: 

  1. Reservoir Deformation Research Group and 
  2. Unconventional Gas Research Group.
Joseph Thompson Joseph Thompson Chair 2022-2025 University of Ghana
Abdel-Moneim El Araby Abdel-Moneim El Araby Committee Member 2021-2024
Mei Mei Mei Mei Committee Member 2021-2024 Chevron
Stephanie Perry Stephanie Perry Committee Member 2021-2024 Continental Resources
Susan Smith Nash Susan Smith Nash Staff Liaison 2008-2099 aapg
Sara E. Hanson-Hedgecock GULF COAST Committee Member 2022-2025 CSIC-IMEDEA
Joel Herve Le Calvez Committee Member 2022-2025 Schlumberger

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