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AAPG IBA 2018 during the 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, TX.

Winning IBA Teams:


University of Houston

2017 Gulf Coast Section First Place Winner and
IBA 2017 Imperial Barrel Award 1st Place Winner


Eotvos Lorand University

2017 Europe Region First Place Winner and
IBA 2017 Imperial Barrel Award Selley Cup (2nd Place) Winner


Curtin University of Technology, Perth

2017 Asia Pacific Region First Place Winner and
IBA 2017 Imperial Barrel Award Stoneley Medal (3rd Place) Winner

'Bridesmaids' No More: University of Houston Wins IBA 01 June, 2017

UW Graduate Students Participate in International Competition 27 April, 2017

Geoscience Student Team Wins Imperial Barrel Award World Championship 27 April, 2017

Bronco Geology Team Brings Home Silver in Prestigious Competition 24 April, 2017

Curtin University Perth wins third place at IBA2017 international Finals 20 April, 2017

UH Team Wins World Finals of 2017 AAPG Imperial Barrel Award Competition 17 April, 2017

KU Students Win Regional Oil Exploration Competition, Advance to Global Final 14 April, 2017

University of Houston wins First Place in Imperial Barrel Award at the AAPG Convention April 2 12 April, 2017

Texas A&M University 2017 Imperial Barrel Award team wins third place at the Gulf Coast Regional IBA Competition 10 April, 2017

WASM Team Scoops Bronze in International Geoscience Awards 05 April, 2017

Geosciences Team Advances to Imperial Barrel Award Finals 31 March, 2017

Great Potential Energy 28 March, 2017

WKU Geology Team Advances to International Finals in Imperial Barrel Award Contest 22 March, 2017

Geography and Geology's Imperial Barrel Team Earns 1st in Regionals 20 March, 2017

Western Kentucky University Team Wins 2017 Eastern Section AAPG Imperial Barrel Competition 18 March, 2017

NAU emerges tops in IBA competition for Africa Region 16 March, 2017

Geosciences Students Take Third at IBA 16 March, 2017

Announcing AAPG Europe Region IBA Winners 14 March, 2017

Participation in the Imperial Barrel Award 2017 10 March, 2017

AAPG Barrel Award Competition 02 March, 2017

Curtin students have won the Asia Pacific heat of the American Association of Petroleum Geologist’s (AAPG) Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) competition 21 February, 2017

Latin America & Caribbean Region holds successful Semifinal Competition in Port of Spain 15 February, 2017

AAPG Imperial Barrel Award Program (IBA) 01 February, 2017

Latin America & Caribbean Region Imperial Barrel Award Semifinals to be held in Port of Spain 20 January, 2017

AAPG: Imperial Barrel Award 2017 Contest is Live 14 September, 2016