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Honors and Awards

Recognizing AAPG’s 2022 Honorees

The AAPG Executive Committee has approved this year's AAPG honors and award recipients, recognizing individuals for service to the profession, the science, the Association and the public.

The awards will be presented during IMAGE '22.

This year's honorees are:

Sidney Powers Memorial Award
  • John Clay Lorenz, President, FractureStudies LLC, Edgewood, N.M.
Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award
  • John Richard Hogg, Skybattle Resources Ltd., Calgary, Canada
Honorary Member
  • Edith Allison, Self-Employed, Rockville, Md.
  • Claudio Bartolini, Petroleum Exploration Consultants America, Tucson, Ariz.
  • William Baxter Harrison III, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • Ione Taylor, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Sherilyn C. Williams-Stroud, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, Ill.
Norman H. Foster Explorer Award
  • Yongsheng Ma, SINOPEC, Beijing, China
Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award
  • Charles Kerans, University of Texas-Austin, Austin
  • Leslie Wood, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.
Distinguished Service Award
  • David J. Entzminger, MDC Texas Energy, Gig Harbor, Wash.
  • Terra George, EOG, Midland, Texas
  • Amanda Haddad, BHP, Houston
  • Victor Ogunmola, ExxonMobil, Houston
  • James Painter, PaintMire, Houston
  • Michael Raines, MARs Exploration and Energy LLC, Midland, Texas
Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award
  • Katherine A. Giles, University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso
  • Marjorie Chan, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Geosciences in the Media Award
  • Toyin Akinosho, Festac News Press Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria
  • Albert Dickas, retired, Blacksburg, Va.
Young Professionals Exemplary Service Award
  • Hala Alwagdani, Utrecht University (Saudi Aramco), Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Heba Askar, Apache Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
  • David Eastwell, Ikon, Farnborough, England
  • Ricardo Vargas, Perenco, Bogota, Colombia

All Awards

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