Paris Technical Awards Announced
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Technical awards for best paper and poster presentations at the AAPG International Conference and Exhibition, held last September in Paris, have been announced.
The winners will receive their awards April 9 in Houston during the opening session at the AAPG Annual Convention.
Gabriel Dengo Memorial Award (best international paper)
- Marek Kacewicz, exploration and exploitation technology, Unocal Corp., Sugar Land, Texas, for "Toward a Common Earth Model: Combining Seismic Inversion with Basin Modeling."
The paper was part of the session on "Advances in Basin and Petroleum System Modeling."
Ziad Beydoun Memorial Award (best international poster)
- Denis Marchal and Misael Alvear, both with Petrobras, Caracas, Venezuela, and Jean-Marc Daniel, with the Institut Francais du Pétrol, Rueil Malmaison, France, for "4-D Analog Modeling of Transpressional Structures Growing in a Rheologically Heterogeneous Medium: Methodology, Main Results and Reference Models."
The poster was part of the session on "Faults and Fractures in Modeling and Flow."