The University of Oklahoma was the award recipient among United States-based chapters, and University of Indonesia in Jakarta was honored as the outstanding international chapter. Rod Nelson, vice president, innovation and collaboration, Schlumberger, presented the awards to the two outstanding student chapters.
"Schlumberger is committed to working with universities who continue to excel with their geological programs," said Nelson. "We are pleased to support AAPG with its student development programs for these students will one day be a valuable part of our oil and gas industry."
Awards are presented yearly at the AAPG Annual Meeting. Student chapter requirements for selection of awards are maintenance of student AAPG memberships, active AAPG faculty sponsor, and participation in Earth Science Week, field trips, meetings and special community events.
This is the tenth year Schlumberger has sponsored scholarships for the AAPG Outstanding Student Chapter Awards.
Schlumberger is the world's leading oilfield services company supplying technology, information solutions and integrated project management that optimize reservoir performance for customers working in the oil and gas industry. The company employs more than 70,000 people of over 140 nationalities working in approximately 80 countries. Schlumberger supplies a wide range of products and services from seismic acquisition and processing; formation evaluation; well testing and directional drilling to well cementing and stimulation; artificial lift and well completions; and consulting, software, and information management. In 2006, Schlumberger operating revenue was $19.23 billion.
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