2000 – Outstanding Scientist Award

Award: Outstanding Scientist Recipient: Reuben J. Ross Jr. Published in: The Outcrop, October 2000, p. 7 The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists presents its Outstanding Scientist Award for 2000 to Reuben J. Ross Jr. for his many contributions over the past half century integrating the study of paleontology wtth stratigraphy, and particularly for his work … More 2000 – Outstanding Scientist Award

2007 – Outstanding Scientist Award

Award: Outstanding Scientist Recipient: Edmund R. “Gus” Gustason Publication: The Outcrop, November 2007, p. 22 The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists is pleased to award Edmund R. “Gus” Gustason with its Outstanding Scientist Award for 2007. Dr. Gustason began his career in Petroleum Geology with RPI International, Inc. in 1982 after earning a B.S. in … More 2007 – Outstanding Scientist Award

Outstanding Scientist Award 2001

Award: Outstanding Scientist Awardee: William A. Cobban Citation published in: The Outlook, November 2001, p. 12-13 William A. Cobban has had a long and outstanding career as an industry exploration geologist and as a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. His contributions to the development of the biostratigraphic zonation of the Cretaceous in the Western Interior are … More Outstanding Scientist Award 2001

2004 – Outstanding Scientist

Award: Outstanding Scientist 2004 Awardee: D. Keith Murray Publication: The Outcrop, November 2004, p. 11-12 The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists is pleased to present D. Keith Murray with its Outstanding Scientist Award for over 30 years in the evaluation and exploitation of coalbed methane (“CBM”) resources. Keith started his career with Shell Oil Co. in … More 2004 – Outstanding Scientist

2005 – Outstanding Scientist Award

Award: Outstanding Explorer, 2005 Awardee: Douglas K. Strickland Publication: The Outcrop, November 2005, p. 20 The Rocky mountain Association of Geologists is pleased to name Douglas K. Strickland as the recipient of the 2005 Outstanding Explorer Award. The award recognizes his significant contributions toward the discovery of Covenant Field in Utah. Doug started his career as […]

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2010 – Outstanding Scientist Award

Award: Outstanding Scientist 2010 Awardee: David A. Wavrek Publication: The Outcrop, November 2010, p. 16 The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists is pleased to award Dr. David A. Wavrek with its Outstanding Scientist Award for 2010. Dave founded Petroleum Systems International, Inc. in 1999 with the vision of using a multi-disciplined approach to interpret and model … More 2010 – Outstanding Scientist Award

2012 – Outstanding Scientist

Award: Outstanding Scientist Award Awardee: Douglas W. Waples Citation: Published in the November 2012 Outcrop. Over the past 37 years, Dr. Waples has published more than 70 articles and papers concerning the relationship of time and temperature to the maturation of kerogens into liquid and gas hydrocarbons and the applications to petroleum exploration. His scientific study later broadened to basin modeling, … More 2012 – Outstanding Scientist