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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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Open Rank Professor - Geology/Subsurface Energy Systems

The Department of Geology & Geography at West Virginia University invites applications for an open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Geology with a specialization in subsurface energy systems starting August 11, 2023. This is a 9-month, full-time position with full benefits. Candidates with research applications to sustainability challenges of the 21st century, and candidates whose research and scholarship support WVU’s land-grant mission are encouraged to apply.

Director, Energy and Minerals Group (Principal Research Scientist, Geology)

The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking to hire a Director, Energy and Minerals Group (Principal Research Scientist, Geology) to provide leadership, clear scientific vision, and direction to the sub-disciplines and staff members who comprise the Energy and Minerals Group, facilitate coordination, communication, and teamwork throughout the Survey, PRI, and with other components of the University.

Timothy Olaf Nesheim Timothy Olaf Nesheim President (2022-2023) ND Geological Survey 701-777-2460
Anna Sheldon Phelps Anna Sheldon Phelps Past President (2022-2023) SM Energy (303) 837-2484
Riley Brinkerhoff Riley Brinkerhoff President Elect (2022-2023) SM Energy
Brianna  Berg Brianna Berg Secretary Treasurer Elect (2022-2023) AIM GeoAnalytics 4059216649
Clayton  Schultz Clayton Schultz Secretary Treasurer (2022-2023) SM Energy

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