EMD Announces Technical Awards

The Energy Minerals Division has announced its technical award winners for the best presentations at the AAPG Annual Convention in Calgary. The winners are:

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The Energy Minerals Division has announced its technical award winners for the best presentations at the AAPG Annual Convention in Calgary. The winners are:

Frank Kottlowski Memorial Award (best paper) -- W.C Riese, G.K. Arp, A. Sanford, G. Snyder and W.L. Pelzmann, for "Methane Seeps, Public Hazards and Seismicity: Hydrocarbon System Analysis of Coalbed Methane in the San Juan Basin as a Tool to Understanding."

President's Certificate for Excellence (oral presentation) -- G. Ulrich, Mark Finkelstein, J. Weber and R. DeBruyn, for "Active Biogenesis of Methane in Wyoming's Powder River Basin."

Best Poster Award -- H.H. Roberts, R.H. Fillon and L.M. Casthles, for "Shelf- Edge Deltas, Linked Downslope Deposits and Gas Hydrates: High and Low Sea Level Responses, Northern Gulf of Mexico."

President's Certificate for Excellence (poster presentation):

  • M. Cameron, S.R. Bereskin, J. Kieschnick and R. Suarez-Rivera for Facies Architecture and Lithologic Heterogeneity: A Precursor to Productivity in the Barnett Shale-Newark East Field, North Central Texas."
  • T. Nardin, H.R. Feldman, J.P. Irish, D. Jannette and D. Heyser, for "Subsurface Facies Calibration of Large-Scale Fluvial- Estuarine Point Bars in the McMurray Formation, Syncrude North Mine, Alberta."
  • T. Nardin, H.R. Feldman, J.P. Irish, D. Jannette and D. Heyser, for "Quantification of Reservoir Heterogeneity in 50-Meter- Thick Estuarine Point Bar Facies -- McMurray Formation, Syncrude North Mine, Alberta."