AAPG Europe would like to congratulate outstanding individuals who are devoted and passionate about Energy, Geology and sharing knowledge with others.
We are very pleased to announce the awards nomination is now open and will close on 7 February 2020. The awards will be distributed during the AAPG APPEX Global event, 3–5 March 2020, in London.
Nominations are sought for four awards. Please review the criteria for each award and note that these awards are open to both AAPG members and non-members. Recipients must be living at the time of selection and willing to be present to accept the award at the AAPG APPEX Global event.
EXPLORER OF THE YEAR
The Outstanding Explorer Award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding achievement in exploration for petroleum or mineral resources, by members who have shown a consistent pattern of exploratory success, with an intended emphasis on recent discovery. Candidates shall be individual explorers or leaders of teams who have:
- Discovered a significant energy resource, or
- Caused a significant energy resource to be developed, or
- Created a new significant play to be developed in a new or mature basin, or
- Caused a new energy resource province to be opened up, or
- Been part of a team discovering a significant energy resource, or
- Accomplished earth science exploration which can be demonstrated to be responsible for the discovery of a significant energy resource.
EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to geological education in the energy sector. Contributions leading to consideration for this award will involve the teaching and counselling of students at university level, Contributions to the education of the public, and management of educational programs may also be recognized. Consideration should emphasize contributions to the teaching of students, guidance of student research, research and scientific publications, university and community activities, and involvement in the activities of scientific/professional organizations.
ENERGY GEOSCIENCES RESEARCH
This award is given in recognition of a singular achievement in energy geoscience research. Candidates should have distinguished themselves with one or more advancements in the field of energy geoscience. The advancement(s) could be in the form of; proving, developing or advancing a theory; demonstrating a new approach to solving a problem; developing a new methodology or technology; application of existing theories, concepts approaches, methodology or technology to increased exploration or production of energy resources.
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
This award is given to recognize contributions by individuals to public affairs and to encouraging geoscientists to take a more active part in such affairs. Contributions are not limited to, but may be in, education of the public, politicians, thought leaders, etc., on the application of geoscience to the general welfare of the community. The field is not restricted to petroleum, but may be in land use, conservation of natural resources, etc..
Nominations: You need to be an AAPG member affiliated (normally this is based) in the Europe Region. Please complete the Nomination Form online by 7 February, 2020
Candidates: Candidates to the awards, might be a member or non-member of AAPG throughout the world, not necessarily living or based in Europe. To be considered, contributions to the geoscience society needs to affect / have taken place within the Europe Region.
ERHAC: Europe Region Honours and Awards committee is formed by the Ambassadors and the Europe Regional Council. The ERHAC will review and consider the submitted nominations.
Ambassadors are eligible to be nominated and win an award.
Europe Region Council members will be judging the nominations and are hence not entitled to receive an award and any nomination will be automatically be dismissed.
Final Resolution: The ERHAC (Europe Region Honours and Awards Committee) will review all the nominations and communicate the results of the deliberation.
You can submit your candidates by following this link! https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=510448&