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.
Jean-Yves D. Chatellier Jean-Yves D. Chatellier Co-Chair 2013-2019 Tecto Sedi Integrated Inc
John Robert Suter John Robert Suter Co-Chair 2013-2019
Ulysses S. Hargrove, III Committee Member 2010-2019 Newark E&P, LLC
John William Snedden Committee Member 2007-2019 Institute for Geophysics
Yitian Xiao, PhD Committee Member 2015-2018 ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Daniel Evan Schwartz Executive Committee Liaison 2016-2018 Black Fox Resources
Susan Smith Nash Staff Liaison 2008-2099 AAPG
Steven Loring Veal Committee Manager 2017-2018

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