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John Emery Adams Distinguished Service Award
The John Emery Adams Distinguished Service Award may be given annually for distinguished service to the Southwest Section AAPG and to the profession of petroleum geology.
A. Restrictions: The recipients need not be members of the AAPG. They will normally reside in the Southwest Section area, but retired or transferred members may also be considered. Candidates must be living at the time of selection.
B. Guidelines for Consideration of Candidates: The primary consideration shall be service to and leadership of the Southwest Section AAPG. Other professional service and leadership representing petroleum geologists of the Southwest Section area shall also be considered.
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.
2008 - Abilene - Valary Schulz - Dallas
2007 - Wichita Falls - Dexter Harmon - Midland
2006 - Midland (San Angelo) - Mike Party - Midland
2005 – Richard Green - Dallas
2004 – El Paso - Brenda K. Cunningham – Midland
2003 – Fort Worth - Jack Frizzell – Abilene
2002 - Roswell Dr. Richard Bloomer – Abilene
2001 – Dallas Gerald E. Harrington – Roswell
2000 – Midland William “Bill” Watson – Midland
1999 – Abilene Bruce Swartz – San Angelo
1998 – Wichita Falls Gary Henry – Wichita Falls
1997 – San Angelo Ben F. Huffacker, Jr. – Midland
1996 – El Paso Ron Johnson – Midland
1995 – Dallas Bill Hailey – Abilene
1994 – Roswell Edward David – Roswell
1993 – Fort Worth William N. Tindel – Abilene
1992 – Midland Charles F. Dodge – Dallas
1991 – Abilene Harry A. Miller – Midland
1990 – Wichita Falls Robert D. Gunn – Wichita Falls
1989 Frank B. Conselman – Lubbock
1988 Clayton S. Vader- Fort Worth
1986 Edward L. Hazelwood – Dallas
1985 Hugh N. Frenzel – Midland
1985 Hugh M. Looney – Midland