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.
Joel Herve Le Calvez Joel Herve Le Calvez Chair 2019-2022 Schlumberger
Timothy Robert Carr Timothy Robert Carr Committee Member 2019-2022 West Virginia University
Jean-Yves D. Chatellier Jean-Yves D. Chatellier Committee Member 2019-2022 Tecto Sedi Integrated Inc.
Geoffrey  Ellis Geoffrey Ellis Committee Member 2019-2022 U S Geological Survey
Kenneth Eric Peters Kenneth Eric Peters Committee Member 2019-2022 Stanford University
Eugene A. Shinn Eugene A. Shinn Committee Member 2019-2022 retired
Sumit Bhardwaj Committee Member 2019-2022 Statoil ASA, Norway
Dave Lee Cantrell Committee Member 2019-2022
Carmen Maria Fraticelli Committee Member 2019-2022 Noble Energy
Jean-Michel Henri Gaulier Committee Member 2019-2022 Total S.A.
Tim Hargrove Committee Member 2019-2022 Newark Energy
Werner M Heigl Committee Member 2019-2022 Apache Corporation
Frances J. Hein Committee Member 2019-2022 Alberta Energy Regulator
Barry Jay Katz Committee Member 2019-2022 Chevron
Donald Arthur Medwedeff, PhD Committee Member 2019-2022 Chevron Energy Technology Company
Rohit Mohanty Committee Member 2019-2022 Schlumberger
Douglas Alan Paton Committee Member 2019-2022 University of Leeds
Bradford Eugene Prather Committee Member 2019-2022 University of Kansas
John William Snedden Committee Member 2019-2022 UT -Austin
Stephen A. Sonnenberg Committee Member 2019-2022 Colorado School of Mines
Bruno Vendeville, PhD Committee Member 2019-2021 Univ. des Sci. & Tech
Yitian Xiao Committee Member 2019-2022 ExxonMobil
Jeffrey Brooks Aldrich Executive Committee Liaison 2018-2020 MHA\Sproule
Susan Smith Nash Staff Liaison 2008-2099 Victoria Resources

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