Lee Krystinik Assumes Presidency of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Lee Krystinik Assumes Presidency of the American Association of Petroleum 
Three additional AAPG members voted in to serve on association's executive 
TULSA, Okla., July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The American Association of Petroleum 
Geologists (AAPG) announced today that longtime Association member Lee 
Krystinik has assumed the role of president effective July 1.  In his new 
role, Krystinik will serve a one-year term and lead AAPG's executive 
committee, which acts as the Association's board of directors.  The executive 
committee maintains general executive control and management of the affairs 
and funds of AAPG, with sole responsibility and authority for all internal and 
external matters. 
Krystinik is the principal and founder of Fossil Creek Resources in Arlington, 
Texas.  He earned his Ph.D. in geology in 1981 from Princeton University and 
began his career that same year as a research geologist for the U.S. 
Geological Survey.  Over the years Krystinik served in various geological 
positions for Reservoirs Inc., Union Pacific Resources, Krystinik Litho-logic, 
and finally ConocoPhillips before founding Fossil Creek Resources in 2006.  
Krystinik joined the AAPG in 1978, where he served in numerous positions, 
including a distinguished lecturer both domestically and abroad. 
Randi Martinsen, a senior lecturer-petroleum geology at the University of 
Wyoming, Laramie, was voted president-elect.  Martinsen will serve as 
president of the association in 2014-2015. 
New executive committee members include John Kaldi, elected regions vice 
president and a professor at the Australian School of Petroleum, University of 
Adelaide, Australia; Richard W. Ball, elected secretary, and development 
geologist-Angola for Chevron; and Michael Sweet, elected editor, with 
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Houston.  They join Thomas E. Ewing, 
executive committee vice president-sections; Deborah K. Sacrey, treasurer; and 
Larry Wickstrom, chair of AAPG's House of Delegates. 
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) is a professional 
geological organization with 38,000 members in more than 120 countries.  With 
offices in Tulsa, Okla.; Washington, D.C.; Bogota, Colombia; Dubai, UAE; 
London; and Singapore, the AAPG is committed to advancing the world of 
geosciences by fostering scientific intelligence of the exploration and 
production industry through world-class publications, advanced education and 
training, peer networking, mentorship and global technical events. 
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