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
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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