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RI0277. Wolfberry (Wolfcampian-Leonardian) Deep-Water Depositional Systems in the Midland Basin
Dallas Dunlap (right) receives the Distinguished Service Award from GCAGS President Charles Sternbach The Bureau of Economic Geology was well represented at the annual convention of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies (GCAGS) and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM held in Houston in late September. During its Opening Session and Awards Ceremony, Dallas Dunlap was honored with the 2015 GCAGS Distinguished Service Award for his “exemplary service” to GCAGS over the years. Bob Loucks and Robert Reed earned the President’s Award for Outstanding Paper, 2014, for “Scanning-Electron-Microscope Petrographic Evidence for Distinguishing Organic-Matter Pores Associated with Depositional Organic Matter versus Migrated Organic Matter in Mudrock.” A further honor bestowed on Bureau researchers that evening was 2nd Place for the Gordon I. Atwater Best Poster Award, 2014, presented to the team of Dunlap, Ramón Treviño, Tip Meckel, and Jackson School Master’s student Francis Mulcahy for “High-Resolution 3D Imaging of Quaternary Channelization: Offshore San Luis Pass, Texas.” Please join us in congratulating these distinguished individuals for their work and service.

The convention also hosted sessions by a number of the Bureau’s expert geoscientists. Presentations were made by Director Scott Tinker, Robert Reed,

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