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The Monroe G. Cheney Science Award may be given annually for singular contributions to and achievements in the science of petroleum geology of the southwest region. No more than one award may be given each year.

A. Restrictions: The recipient need not be an AAPG member or reside in the Southwest Section. A candidate must be living at the time of selection.

B. Guidelines for Consideration of Candidates: The primary consideration shall be contributions to petroleum geology in the southwest region. Contributions may be varied in form such as development of geologic concepts, advancement in discovery thinking, leadership in exploration, and development of explorationists. Publication is not a necessary criterion.

C. Description of Award: The recipient shall be presented an appropriate award in the form of a certificate, or other device, recommended by the Awards Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.



Past Recipients

 
2014 – Midland
Dave Feavel - Midland
2013 – Fredericksburg
Dan B. Steward – Houston/Dallas
2012 – Fort Worth
Dr. Gary Rice – Dallas
2011 – Ruidoso
Sue Tomlinson Reid – Midland
2010 – Dallas
No Recipient
2009 – Midland
Dr. Jerry Lucia – UT BEG, Austin
2008 – Abilene
No Recipient
2007 – Wichita Falls
Mike Grace – Lake Kiowa
2006 – Midland
Dr. Robert A. Hardage – Austin
2005 – Fredericksburg
Louis Mazzullo – Albuquerque
2004 – El Paso
Robert F. Ward – Dallas
2003 – Fort Worth
Daniel A. Busch – Oklahoma
2002 – Roswell
Ronald F. Broadhead – New Mexico Bureau of Mines
2001 – Dallas
Dr. George P. Asquith – Texas Tech
2000 – Midland
Dr. Grover E. Murray – Texas Tech
1999 – Abilene
Jack Frizzell – Abilene
1998 – Wichita Falls
Ed Matchus – Midland
1997 – San Angelo
Art Bowsher – Roswell
1996 – El Paso
Douglas Kirkland – Dallas
1995 – Dallas
Wayland Roberts – Fort Worth
1994 – Roswell
George Gibson – Midland
1993 – Fort Worth
Pat Bolden – Midland
1992 – Midland
Garner Wilde – Midland
1991 – Abilene
Charles E. Mear – Fort Worth
1990 – Wichita Falls
Leonard F. Brown – Austin
1989 – San Angelo
Salvatore Mazzullo – Wichita KS
1988 – El Paso
DeWitt C. Van Siclen – Houston
1987 – Dallas
John M. Hills – El Paso
1986 – Roswell
David E. Gee – Wichita Falls
1985 – Fort Worth
Richard R. Bloomer – Abilene