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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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Coming soon to an AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition near you– a chance to hear stories, insights and historical accounts directly from some of the greatest geologists to ever hunt for oil and gas.

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The AAPG Young Professionals Leadership Summit (YPLS) was held in Snowbird, Utah in August in conjunction with the 34th annual AAPG Leadership Days, and was chaired by Jonathan Allen and Meredith Faber.

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Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology

The Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a tenure- track, assistant professor position in physical hydrogeology. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2023. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. degree in geosciences or a related field at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. The School encourages applications from candidates from underrepresented groups in the geosciences.

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