Christopher (Chris)
Candidate for Vice President
(July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)

Christopher (Chris) Walker

Carbon Capture Use and Storage Team, Portfolio Lead
  • 2008: Ph.D. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York City, New York
  • 2005: M.Phil. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, New York City, New York
  • 2001: M.ESc. 1st Class (Hons), Earth Science, Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • 2018-Present: BP, Carbon Capture Use and Storage Team, Portfolio Lead, Houston, Texas
  • 2017-18: BP, Exploration Technical Center, Structural Geologist, Houston, Texas
  • 2009-17: BP, GOM Projects, Mad Dog Reservoir Management, Structural Geologist, Houston, Texas 
  • 2007-09: North America Gas, Onshore Gulf Coast Tuscaloosa Team, Geologist, Houston, Texas
  • 2006-07: BP, Exploration and Production Technology Group, Structural Geologist, Houston, Texas
BP America, Houston, Texas
  • Joined AAPG 2004; Division of Environmental Geosciences (DEG)
  • CO2 Enhanced Oil Technical Interest Group (TIG), 2018-19
  • Deep Learning TIG, 2018-Present
  • Produced Water Solutions TIG, 2018-Present
  • Reservoir Development TIG, 2018-Present
  • Triggered and Induced Seismicity TIG, 2018-Present
  • Professional Affiliations:
    • Houston Geological Society
  • Other Honors and Awards: 
    • Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies (GCAGS), Thomas A. Philpott Excellence of Presentation Awards, 1st Place, 2015
    • GCAGS Grover E. Murray Best Published Paper Awards, 3rd Place, 2015
    • Columbia University Department of E. E. S., Faculty Fellow, 2001-06
    • Oxford University, University College Scholar, 1999-2001 
    • Oxford University, University College, 1998-99 Exhibition
    • Wrote numerous articles and abstracts for various publications

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