Levorsen Awardees Announced

Levorsen Award winners, honored for presenting the best paper at an AAPG Section meeting, have been announced by various Sections.

Winners will receive their awards at the respective 2005 meetings.

They are:

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Levorsen Award winners, honored for presenting the best paper at an AAPG Section meeting, have been announced by various Sections.

Winners will receive their awards at the respective 2005 meetings.

They are:

Pacific Section

Michael S. Clark, with ChevronTexaco, Bakersfield, Calif., for “Reservoir Characterization of a Diatomite-Sandstone Reservoir Using Integrated Core and Log Analysis, Lost Hills Field, California.”

His co-authors were Dale Julander and Tom Zalan, both with ChevronTexaco, Bakersfield.

Rocky Mountain Section

Robert A. Lamarre, with Lamarre Geological, Denver, for “Atlantic Rim Coalbed Methane Play: The Newest Successful CBM Play in the Rockies.”

His co-author was Stephen K. Ruhl, Anadarko Petroleum, The Woodlands, Texas.

Eastern Section

Langhorne B. “Taury” Smith, with the New York State Museum Reservoir Characterization Group, Albany, N.Y., for “Outcrop Analogues for Lower Paleozoic Hydrothermal Dolomite Reservoirs, Mohawk Valley, New York.”

His co-author was Richard Nyahay, also with the New York State Museum Reservoir Characterization Group, Albany.

Gulf Coast Association Of Geological Societies

Roger A.Young, with eSeis Inc., Houston, for “Conforming and Non-Conforming Sands – An Organizing Framework for Seismic Rock Properties.”

His co-author was Robert D. LoPiccolo, also with eSeis in Houston.