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Imperial Barrel Award

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Gulf Coast Section
Story: UL students defeat international teams
Story: UL Geology students win AAPG Imperial Barrel Award

Selley Cup

Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Asia/Pacific Region

Stoneley Medal

Colorado School of Mines
Rocky Mountain Section

Honorable Mention:

  • Faculty of Science Alexandria University – Africa Region
  • Memorial University – Canada Region
  • IFP School – Europe Region
  • Universidad Simon Bolivar-Venezuela – Latin America Region
  • King Faud University of Petroleum and Minerals KSA – Middle East Region
  • Penn State University – Eastern Section
  • University of Oklahoma – Mid-Continent Section
  • Cal State University-Long Beach – Pacific Section
  • University of Texas at El Paso – Southwest Section

Watch the Awards Ceremony:


Aera, Anadarko, Avary Geoscience, Badger Oil Corporation, Baker Hughes, Bennett System, Ltd., BG Group, Billman Geologic Consultants, Inc., BP, Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation. CGG Veritas, Chesapeake Energy Corp, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Devon, Diversified Well Logging, Inc., encana, ExxonMobil, GDF Suez E&P UK Ltd., Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, Hayward Natural Resources, Inc., Hess, Houston Geological Society, Husky Energy Inc., IKON Science, Imperial Oil Resources, ION Geophysical Corp., Lynx Information Systems Ltd., Maersk UK, Marathon, McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC, MOL, Newfield, New Orleans Geological Society Memorial Foundation, Inc., Nexen, Noble Energy, Inc., Occidental Oil and Gas, PetroQuest Energy, LLC, Pittsburgh Association of Petroleum Geologists, Plains E&P, Premier Oil plc, Range Resources, Repsol, Rocky Mountain Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation, Rocky Mountain Section, RPS Energy, RWE Dea, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Geophysical, Saudi Makamin Oil & Gas Services, Schlumberger, Shell Oil, South Rub Al-Khali Company Limited, Southwest Section, Statoil, Sterling Resources, Suemaur Exploration & Production, Talisman Energy, TGS Geological Products and Services, Total, Tullow Oil, Venoco Inc.

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