AAPG Europe Region Awards 2017 website


The Outstanding Explorer Award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding achievement in exploration for petroleum or mineral resources, by members who have shown a consistent pattern of exploratory success, with an intended emphasis on recent discovery. Candidates shall be individual explorers or leaders of teams who have: 

·Discovered a significant energy resource, or

·Caused a significant energy resource to be developed, or

·Created a new significant play to be developed in a new or mature basin, or

·Caused a new energy resource province to be opened up, or

·Been part of a team discovering a significant energy resource, or

·Accomplished earth science exploration which can be demonstrated to be responsible for the discovery of a significant energy resource.