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AAPG bestows the Robert R. Berg Award in recognition of a singular achievement in petroleum geoscience research. Mark Zoback’s research has advanced the industry’s understanding and application of geomechanics, but he’s also done important work in other areas.

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Kitty L. Milliken wins not one, but two major AAPG awards for her groundbreaking research— the Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award and the Wallace E. Pratt Memorial Award.

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AAPG Honorary member Alfredo E. Guzmán, this year’s recipient of the Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award, had a small hand in the changes many are calling “Mexico’s Moment.”

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His extensive research on carbonates coupled with his globally renowned carbonate training programs for scientists of all ages and skill sets, have earned Harris this year’s AAPG Sidney Powers Memorial Award.

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When AAPG’s Annual Convention and Exhibition hits Denver on May 31, approximately 8,500 geologists, geophysicists and engineers will be in attendance, participating in oral and poster presentations, meeting and sharing ideas with industry experts and students, and engaging in field trips and symposiums. But what about afterward – after the papers and prizes and nametags are put away?

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AAPG celebrates an array of innovators and explorers for elevating the industry and influencing tomorrow’s geologists.

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AAPG’s ninth visit to Denver includes new features, a vast and wide-ranging technical program and some of the most renowned and spectacular geology on the planet.

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James E. Brooks, professor emeritus at Southern Methodist University, has received the 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service. Touted as 'one of the good guys' Brooks is also described as 'beloved teacher, mentor, role model,' and the list goes on.

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Simon Winchester, Oxford graduate in geology and a multiple bestselling author – including one of the most successful books on geology in recent memory, “The Map That Changed the World” – was, by his own appraisal, not a great practitioner in the field.

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It’s good to be reminded of this one simple industry fact: “As a rule, geologists love to get out in the field to see classic and interesting outcrops that provide a better understanding of depositional facies, hydrocarbon reservoir systems, and anything related to geology.” That’s AAPG member Mark Longman, this year’s field trip chair for the upcoming AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, set May 31-June 3 in Denver.

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This is a less-technical education topic. It can be condensed to an hour or given as 2 two-hour sessions. It stresses selected controversial aspects of fracking that touch some combination of environment and economics and includes a short video of how fracking is done.

Request a visit from David Weinberg!

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