2021 – Dr. Thomas Maslow 2020 – Dean Potter 2019 – Jim Gray 2018 – Grant Wach 2017 – Alison Essery 2016 – Edward (Ted) Bogle 2015 – Richard Walls 2014 – Wayne K. Foo 2013 – R. Marc Bustin 2012 – Roger W. Smith 2011 – Edward (Ned) Gilbert 2010 – Norman Fischbuch 2009 – Michael Rose 2008 – No award granted 2007 – Bob Meneley 2006 – John M. Andrichuk and Ralph W. Edie 2005 – Gerry Macey 2004 – Patricia Lee 2003 – Robert Yurkovich 2002 – Harm Larue 2001 – Charles L. Stelck 2000 – J.C. Anderson 1999 – Clay Riddell 1998 – Bill Gussow 1997 – Andrew D. Baillie 1996 – Don Axford 1995 – George Fong 1994 – Gerald G.L. Henderson 1993 – David .L. Barss 1992 – Arne .R. Nielsen 1991 – R. James Kirker 1990 – Michael E. Hriskevich 1989 – John A. Masters
2021 – Dr. David P. James and Dr. Les Eliuk 2020 – Noel P. James and Jen Russel-Houston 2019 – David Morrow and Marty Hewitt 2018 – Graham Davies and Clinton Tippett 2017 – Mark Cooper and James Dixon 2016 -Tony Cadrin 2015 – Dale Leckie 2014 – Paul MacKay 2013 – Graeme Bloy, George Eynon, Lisa Griffith, Brad Hayes, John Hogg, Ian Hutcheon, Craig Lamb, Robin Mann, Terry McCoy, Bruce McIntyre, Kirk Osadetz, Jeff Packard, Peter Putnam, Jim Reimer, Kathryn Scales, Rick Sebastian, John Varsek, Colin Yeo 2012 – William May and Andrew Miall 2011 – Gerry Reinson and Roger Walker 2010 – Michael Cecile and George Pemberton 2009 – Ashton Embry, John Maher and Rick Young 2008 – Don Cook, Dave Smith 2007 – A. Neil Hutton, Philip Steven Simony 2006 – Alice Payne, James MacDonald 2005 – Clayton Riddell, Gordon Williams 2004 – Ian McIlreath, Fred Calverley 2003 – James K. Gray, Robert D. Orr 2002 – Ed Klovan, Ray Yole 2001 – Cal R. Evans, Robert J. Weimer 2000 – Eric Mountjoy 1999 – Gerald V. Middleton 1998 – William (Bill) Ayrton, David W. Organ 1997 – Theodore Rosza, Aubrey Kerr 1996 – Len Hills, James Chrisopher 1995 – Ray Price, Ned Gilbert 1994 – L.L. Sloss, A.Ernie Pallister 1993 – Norman D. Newell, Jack W. Porter, Neil J. McMillan 1992 – Oscar E. Erdman 1991 – John M. Andrichuk, Ralph W. Edie, A.A. Meyerhoff, Donald F. Stott 1990 – Fred C. Brechtel, R.S. Dietz, R.L. Slavin 1989 – Charles B. Newmarch 1988 – Bernard P. Tissot 1987 – J.P. Gallagher, Gerry G.L. Henderson, J.G. Johnson, B.S. Sololov 1986 – Michael E. Hriskevich, Arne R. Nielsen 1985 – Robert N. Ginsburg, R. Perry Glaister 1984 – Edward (Ted) Best, S.J. Neilson, J.T. Wilson 1983 – W.D.C. MacKenzie, W.P. Hancock, J.G. Gray, Stan R.l. Harding, James C. Scott, A.W. Farmillo, John A. Downing, Robert H. Erickson, Harry W. Woodward, Frank W. Beales 1982 – George D. Grant 1981 – Rein de Wit 1980 – Donald J. Glass, R.James Kirker, Digby J. McLaren 1979 – Andrew D. Baillie, T.A. Oliver, William C. Gussow, John M. Browning 1978 – Charles R. Stelck, Robert G. McCrossan, P.E. Kent 1977 – C.O. Hage, James D. Weir, D.B. Layer, J. Spivak, E.W. Shaw 1976 – Helen R. Belyea 1975 – C.H. Crickmay 1974 – M. King Hubbert 1973 – W.M. Ewing 1971 – L.M. Clark 1962 – F.H. McLearn 1961 – Karl A. Olson, L.E. Workman 1960 – F.K. Beach 1959 – G.S. Hume 1957 – A.J. Goodman 1928 to 1953 – C.C. Addison, John A. Allan, A.J. Childerhose, C.M. Clark, S.J. Davies, G.R. Elliott, L.M. Farish, B.F. Hake, E. Hunt, Harry M. Hunter, J.S. Irwin, Sr., R.V. Johnson, L.E. Kemnitzer, Ted A. Link, T.G. Madgwick, W.P. Meelen, P.D. Moore, D.L. Powers, F.W. Rohwer, Glen M.Ruby, R.L. Rutherford, J.O.G. Sanderson, Stanley E. Slipper, J.S. Spratt, V. Taylor, R.C. Wallace, P.S. Warren, J.B. Webb, T.B. Williams, R. Willis, W.S. Yarwood
2021 – Alexander D. Hutter and Luke P. Beranek 2020 – Lorena Moscardelli, Jesús Ochoa, Ian Lunt, Laura Zahm 2019 – Peter Proverbs, Kerrie Bann, Chris Fratton, Colin Frostad, Andrea Juska 2018 – James Walker, István Almási, Frank Stoakes, Ken Potma, Jennifer O’Keefe
2017 – Mark Barton 2016 – Denis Lavoie, Nicolas Pinet, Jim Dietrich, Zhuoheng Chen 2015 – Jen Russel-Houston and Ken Gray 2014 – Jennifer Adams, Steve Larter, Barry Bennett, Haiping Huang, Joseph Westrich, Cor van Kruijsdijk 2013 – Brett Miles, Ross Kukulski, M. Keegan Raines, John-Paul Zonneveld, Andrew Leier and Stephen Hubbard 2012 – Milovan Fustic, Barry Bennett, Jennifer Adams, Haiping Huang, Bill MacFarlane, Dale Leckie, & Steve Larter 2011 – Tim McCullagh and Bruce Hart 2010 – Jack Wendte, David Sargent, Alan Byrnes and Ihsan Al-Aasm
2009 – Daniel J.K. Ross and R. Marc Bustin 2008 – Bruce S. Hart, Bogdan L. Varban, Kurt J. Marfurt, A. Guy Plint 2007 – Graham R. Davies, Langhorne B. Smith Jr. 2006 – S. George Pemberton, Murray Gingras 2005 – Keith Shanley, Robert Cluff, John Robinson 2004 – Ron Boyd, Claus Diessel, Dale Leckie, Jennifer Wadsworth 2003 – Brian A. Zaitlin, Dan Potocki, Marian J. Warren, Lorne Rosenthal, and Ron Boyd 2002 – Kevin G. Root 2001 – Gregor P. Eberli, Peter W. Homewood, Eric W. Mountjoy, Frans S.P. Van Buchem, Michael T. Whalen 2000 – Owen A. Dixon, Tim de Frietas, Mark Mallamo, Hans P. Trettin
1999 – G. Klapper, Ross A. McLean 1998 – R.T. Brandley, Fed Krause 1997 – X.M. Marquez, Eric Mountjoy 1996 – Douglas Cant 1995 – Jeremy Hall, George Langdon 1994 – J.E. Amthor, Hans G. Machel, Eric W. Mountjoy 1993 – Dale R. Issler 1992 – J.A. Curiale 1991 – J. Allan, S. Creaney 1990 – John D. Dwyer, R.John Knight, H.W. Welsink
1989 – R.J. Hubbard 1988 – H.N. Collins, P. Rosemary French, Federico F. Krause, S.D. Machemer, D.A. Nelson 1987 – Dale A. Leckie 1986 – P. Craig Jackson 1985 – Wolfgang Kalkreuth, Margaret E. McMechan 1984 – R.D. Hyndman, C.J. Yorath 1983 – T.G. Powell, Lloyd R. Snowdon 1982 – Ian E. Hutcheon, Cynthia Nahnybida, A.E. Oldershaw 1981 – Frank A. Stoakes 1980 – Exploration Staff of Chevron Standard Limited
1979 – Norman C. Wardlaw, J.P. Cassan 1978 – L.W. Vigrass 1977 – Ashton F. Embry, J. Ed Klovan 1976 – C.R. Evans, D.K. McIvor, K. Magara 1975 – D.K. Norris 1974 – N.J. McMillan 1973 – S. Machielse 1972 – Cal R. Evans, M.A. Rogers, N.J.L. Bailey 1971 – Clinton D.A. Dahlstrom 1970 – W.R. Maiklem, D.G. Bebout, R. Perry Glaister
1969 – Norman R. Fischbuch 1968 – W.H. Poole 1967 – A.W. Bally, Peter L. Gordy , G.A. Stewart 1966 – J.William Kerr, R.L.Christie 1965 – J.Ed Klovan 1964 – N.W. Cowper, T.A. Oliver 1963 – D.E. Jackson, A.C. Lenz 1962 – Raymond Thorsteinsson, E.T. Tozer 1961 – R. Martin 1960 – F.G. Fox
1959 – John M. Andrichuk 1958 – G.S. Hume 1957 – D.C. Skeels 1956 – Andrew D. Baillie 1955 – F.K. North, G.G.L. Henderson 1954 – M.A. Reasoner, A.D. Hunt 1953 – R.A. Bishop 1952 – J.B. Webb
2021 – Glen Stockmal 2020 – Dr. Benoit Beauchamp 2019 – Carol Evenchick 2018 – Ashton Embry 2017 – David Morrow 2016 – Dale Leckie 2015 – Don Kent 2014 – S. George Pemberton 2013 – James Christopher 2012 – Guy Plint 2011 – Darrel Long 2010 – Deborah Spratt 2009 – James Dixon 2008 – No recipient 2007 – Ed Landing 2006 – Margot McMechan 2005 – Alan Carson Grant 2004 – Pierre-Andre Bourque 2003 – Clint Dahlstrom 2002 – Graham Davies 2001 – No Nomination 2000 – Ian Knight 1999 – Donald G. Cook 1998 – Robert I. Thompson 1997 – Peter Jones 1996 – Albert Bally 1995 – James Monger 1994 – Charles R. Stelck 1993 – Henry Charlesworth 1992 – Philip Simony 1991 – Paul Hoffman 1990 – Roger G. Walker 1988 – Bruce V. Sanford 1987 – James D. Aitken 1986 – Hans P. Trettin 1985 – Eric W. Mountjoy 1984 – Don Norris 1983 – Raymond Price 1982 – James Fyles 1981 – Raymond Thorsteinson 1980 – Harold Williams
2019 – Tom Sneddon 2018 – Philip Benham and Greg Lynch 2017 – Tony Cadrin 2016 – Brad Hayes 2015 – Paul MacKay 2014 – Peter Hay 2013 – Robin Mann 2012 – Kirk Osadetz 2011 – Paul MacKay 2010 – Mark Cooper and Colin Yeo 2009 – Tony Cadrin 2008 – Bruce Shultz, Tooney Fink, Brian Glover 2007 – John Townsley, John Varsek 2006 – Mark Cooper, Roy Benteau, Kevin Marsh 2005 – John Hogg, Marty Hewitt 2004 – Ken Farschou, Ian Moffat, Daryl Wightman 2003 – Wayne Foo 2002 – Gerry Reinson 2001 – Regan Palsgrove 2000 – Ian McIlreath, Ian Moffat 1999 – Douglas Carsted, John Chipperfield 1998 – Jeff Packard, Jim Reimer 1997 – Benoit Beauchamp, Christian Viau 1996 – Alice Payne 1995 – John Hogg 1994 – Grant Mossop, Bruce Shultz 1993 – Ashton F. Embry 1992 – M.G. Brown, George Eynon 1991 – Wesley J. Waddell 1990 – Donald J. Glass, William R. May, Rick G. Young 1989 – James Dixon, Douglas A. Gardner, Cecil E. Keeping 1988 – David P. James, Dale A. Leckie, Anthony J. Tankard 1987 – William J. Haskett, Michael E. Hriskevich, D.G. McLaren 1986 – Herbert J. Sullivan 1985 – M.A. Carrigy, Rory C. Hankel 1984 – James Dixon, T.J. Hawkins, Ian A. McIlreath 1983 – A.Neil Hutton, Donald F. Stott 1982 – Alfred E. Calverley, James MacDonald, Gordon D. Williams 1981 – Robert D. Orr, E.E. Pelzer, P.F. Sherrington 1980 – G.G. Grant, Len V. Hills 1979 – A.Neil Hutton, Neil J. McMillan, Ian A. McIlreath 1978 – John M. Browning
2021 – Andre Chow and Weishan Ren 2020 – Jim Barclay and Steve Donaldson 2019 – Mark Caplan and Michael Webb 2018 – Peter Fermor and Jason Frank 2017 – Colin Yeo and Travis Hobbs 2016 – Dawn Hodgins and Gordon Stabb 2015 – Astrid Arts and Kevin Root 2014 – Norbert Alwast 2013 – Ben McKenzie 2012 – Lisa Griffith 2011 – Timothy Bird and Graeme Bloy 2010 – No award granted 2009 – Peter Harrington and Peter Hay 2008 – Gerry Reinson and Kirk Osadetz 2007 – Bill Ayrton and Memory Marshall 2006 – Jack Porter and Ian McIlreath 2005 – Vittorio (Vic) Panei and Ashton Embry 2004 – Leslie Eliuk and Clinton R. Tippett
2021 – Mandy Williams, Mia Costigan, Steve Grasby 2020- Jeanine Vany 2019 – Thomas Plumridge, Christa Williams 2018 – Colin Etienne 2017 – Nawras Akkad, David Morrow 2016 – Alexis Anastas, David Clyde, Alex MacNeil, Ian McIlreath, Jon Noad 2015 – Samantha Etherington, Andrew Fox, Raymond Geuder, Ian Kirkland 2014 – Phil Esslinger, Dawn Hodgins, Kyla Poelzer, Geoff Speers, Eric Street 2013 – Riona Freeman 2012 – Nathan Bruder, John Cody, Tom Sneddon, Mike LaBerge, Phil Benham, Darcie Greggs, Ben McKenzie 2011 – David Garner; Greg Lynch; Dennis Meloche; Trent Rehill; Bob Potter 2010 – Denise Hodder and Vic Panei 2009 – Norbert Alwast, Astrid Arts, Michael Cecile, Travis Hobbs, Ben McKenzie, Chris Seibel 2008 – Dr. Glen Stockmal 2007 – Benoit Beauchamp, Jon Dudley, Kristopher Jewett, Gerry Reinson 2006 – Mike DesRoches, Bob Dick, Godfried Wasser 2005 – Shawna Christensen, Doug Hamilton, Shaun Alspach 2004 – Tim de Freitas, Tony Cadrin 2003 – Mark Cooper, Peter Hay, Glenn Karlen 2002 – Astrid Arts, Kirk Osadetz, Jack Porter, Clint Tippett 2001 – Debra Nishida 2000 – Ashton Embry, Mark Cooper, John Greggs, John Varsek 1999 – Stephen Greer, Leslie Eliuk, Andre Chow, Dan Barson 1998 – Norbert Alwast, Tim Bird, Ray Featherstone, John Hogg, Tom Moslow, Richard Thom, Joerg Wittenberg, Brian Zaitlin 1997 – Charle Gamba, Greg Jones, Tony Hamblin, Brad Hayes, Kirk Osadetz 1996 – Stephen Greer, Peter Harrington, David James, Don Keith, Paul MacKay, Rob MacFarlane, S.George Pemberton, James Reimer, Daryl Wightman 1995 – Bill Ayrton, Jim Letourneau, Ed Wright, Bev Pfeffer, Peter Hay, Glynne Wright 1994 – Tom Lau, Ashton Embry, Benoit Beauchamp, Blythe Slater, Lisa Henri Kirkland, Rory Hankel, Sue Riddlell-Rose, Ric Sebastian 1993 – Les Eliuk, Ian Hutcheon, Jocelyn Keith, John Ostrom 1992 – Jack Century, Lorraine Silas 1991 – Morley Brown, Ashton Embry, Peter Harrington, Tako Koning, Ian Moffat, Dieter Pfaff, Derald Smith, Ray Rahmani 1990 – Mike Rose, Brian Rickets 1989 – Neil Anderson, Jack Century, Don Glass, Clint Tippett 1988 – Andrew Zolnai, Peter Gretener, Hugh Balkwill, Art Shepard 1987 – Robert G. Greggs, John Hogg, Albert Jacobs, Jeffrey Packard, Hans Speelman 1986 – Brad Barrie, Bob Creed, George Eynon, Peter Haines, Brad Hayes, John Maher, Graham Williams 1985 – Bill Haskett, Chris Le Gallais, Ian McIlreath, Fred Pember, Gordon Stewart 1984 – Ted Bogle, Belinda Hicks, Ken Beckie, Glynn Wright, Don Stott, Don Glass, Emlyn Koster, Ron Steel, John Knight, Tony Tankard, Marsha Wright, Les Eliuk, Paul Gagnon, Peter Hay, Bruce Shultz, Lawrence West, Mike Perkins, Cathy Dixon 1983 – Ashton Embry, Hugh Balkwill, John Maher, Roy Smith, Fred de Wiel, Ian McIlreath, Doug Gardner, Gerry Reinson, Dave Organ, Rand Harrison, Grant Bartlett, Ken Simpson 1982 – Gene Van Dyck, Len Hills, E.V. Sangster, L.B. Suneby, Charlie Lockwood, Don Magnusson, Ed Schultz, Bob McCrossan, Ed Klovan, Gale Koch, Bob MacDonald, Arne Nielson, Bob Potter 1981 – Barry Robbins, Doug Waylett, Jim MacDonald, Ted Watchuk, Frank Stoakes, Bob Christie, Ashton Embry, Chris Havard, Sebastian Bell, Gordon Steeves, Irmgard Weihmann 1980 – Paul Bennett, Valdis Budrevics, James Dixon, Al Fischer, Francois Gauthier, Keith Knox, Dave McDonald, Andrew Miall, Wayne Shepheard 1979 – Andrew Miall, Gordon McLean, Don Mathewson, Jack MacMillan, Bill Waddell, Bob Creed, Dave Sturrock, Alasdair Fergusson, Bill Kerr, Jack Porter, Rhyll Maiklem, Sebastian Bell, Herb Teitz, Harry Taylor, Ray Deere, Kathy Arthur, Peter Hews, Des Smith, Michael Doyle 1978 – Deiter Pfaff, Peter Gordy, Andy Baillie, John Maher, Andrew Miall, Dan Allan, Bill Ayrton, David Brooks, Phil Brown, Dick Deland, Alasdair Fergusson, Ernie Greenwood, Tim Hawkings, Peter Hay, Lynne Ibach, Ron Johnson, Aubrey Kerr, R.J. Kirker, Cam Lee, Ian McIlreath(2 awards), Brian Mahaffey, Rae Morgan, Fred Rayer, Barry Robbins, R.B. Rowe, Monzer Shawa, Don Sherwin, Fred Trollope, Harry Wheeler, Glynn Wright 1977 – Edward Bell, Deiter Pfaff, Peter Gordy, Andy Baillie, John Maher, Andrew Miall 1976 – Eric Gronberg, Bill Richmond, Norm Paarup, John Harper, Monti Lerand, Wayne Shepheard, Don Glass, Mike Hriskevich, Ron Peirce, Linda Shepheard
West: Savannah Miller | University of Calgary East: Lauren Macquarrie | St. Francis Xavier University Central: Serena Formenti | McMaster University Regional: Jessie Kehew | University of Ottawa
West: Taylor Josephy | University of Victoria East: Kanwar Multani | Dalhousie University Central: Mia Tullio | Laurentian University Regional: Samantha Mackie | University of Calgary Regional: Max Angel | University of Calgary
West: Callum Buchan | University of Calgary East: Kelsey Koerner | University of New Brunswick Central: Celeste Cunningham | University of Western Ontario Regional: Sarah Hyslop | University of Calgary Regional:Ryan Millar | University of Western Ontario
West: Scott Hazell | University of British Columbia East: Alex Brubacher | Memorial University of Newfoundland Central: Eleanor Mcauley | Queen’s University Regional: Kendra Zammit | Memorial University of Newfoundland
East: Billy Garrison | Dalhousie University West: Zennon Weleschuck | University of Calgary Central: Rebecca Englert | McMaster University Regional: David Law | University of Calgary
2014 Recipients 1. Kevin Schmidt | University of Manitoba 2. Audrey-Anne Fournier | Universite de Quebec a Montreal 3. David Cray | Memorial University 4. Kienan Marion | Western University
1. Kevin Brady | McMaster University 2. Natasha Morrison | Dalhousie University 3. Omar Al-Mufti | University of Ottawa
PhD: Byong-Suk Chun(Queen’s University) Thesis Title: Delta Distributary Channel Dynamics in Response to the Sea Level Change: a Laboratory Study
PhD: Maziyar Nazemi (Simon Fraser University) Thesis Title: 3-D Reconstruction of the Georgia Basin and Potential for Carbon Sequestration in the Lower Mainland B.C.
MSc: Nicole Virginillo (University of Calgary) Thesis Title: The Relationship Between Hydraulic Fracture Injection Properties and Facies in the Montney To Predict Faulting and Induced Seismicity
2021 Recipients Eastern Region: PhD: Carla Skinner (Dickson) (Dalhousie University) Thesis Title: Geothermal Energy in Salt-Rooted Basins: the Road to Carbon Neutrality; supervised by Grant Wach, Adam Donaldson and Tom Martel
MSc: Fredrick Nwasike (Queen’s University) Thesis Title: Influence of Submarine Channel Sinuosity and Length on Grain-Size Sorting of Submarine Fan Deposit; supervised by Elisabeth Steel
Western Region: PhD: Brendan Bishop (University of Regina) Thesis Title: Rare Earth Element Potential of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin; supervised by Leslie Robbins
MSc: Andrea Sanlorenzo (University of British Columbia) Thesis Title: Petrophysics, Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Storage Potential of the Montney Formation with Associated Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential.
2020 Recipients Eastern Region: Emily Johns-Buss (Memorial University). Thesis Title: Detrital Zircon double-dating of Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Reservoir Sandstones, using U-Pb Geochronology and Fission-Track Thermochronology in the Jeanne d-Arc Basin, Offshore Newfoundland
Western Region: Samantha Mackie (University of Calgary). Thesis Title: Structure and Stratigraphy of the Montney Formation and its Relationship to H2S in NE British Columbia, Canada PhD: Scott Melnyk (University of Alberta). Thesis Title: Ichnology:Linking Bioturbation to Sedimentary Processes
Ontario Region: Charlotte Stone (Laurentian University – Supervisor: Elizabeth Turner). Thesis Title: Dynamics of mid-Neoproterozoic Marine Systems Leading to Rodinia Dispersal, Mackenzie Mountains, NWT
Western Region: Fernando Valencia (University of Saskatchewan– Supervisors: Luis Buatois, Gabriella Mangano & Juan Carlos Laya (Texas A&M)). Thesis Title: Bioturbation and it’s Effects on Porosity and Permeability in the Cretaceous Buda Limestone, South-Central and Western Texas PhD: Celeste Cunningham (University of Ottawa – Supervisors: Bill Arnott). Thesis Title: Distribution and Abundance of Organic Matter in Deep Marine Levee Deposits of the Neoproterozoic Windemere Supergroup and Implications for Hydrocarbon Source and Reservoir Potential
2018 Recipients Ontario Region: Malcolm MacDougall (Queen’s University – Supervisors: Alexander Braun and Georgia Fotopoulos). Thesis Title: Differential glacial isostatic adjustment across the Grand Banks and the impact on hydrocarbon migration
Western Region: Skye Lybbert (University of Alberta – Supervisors: Murray Gingras & Clayton Deutsch). Thesis Title: Geological and geostatistical analysis of the lean zones of the Cretaceous Mannville at Long Lake Alberta, Canada
Open Region: Dane Synnott (University of Calgary – Supervisors: Per Kent Pedersen & Keith Dewing). Thesis Title: Organic matter evolution from diagenesis to catagenesis and implications for hydrocarbon resource potential and the carbon cycle
2017 Recipients Quebec-Atlantic Region: Alex Hutter (Memorial University – Supervisor: Prof Luke Beranek). Thesis Title: Detrital Thermochronometry and Provenance of Jurassic and Cretaceous Reservoir Sandstones, Jeanne d’Arc, Grand Banks, Offshore Newfoundland. Ontario Region: Tyler Billington (University of Ottawa – Supervisor: Prof. Bill Arnott). Thesis Title: Sedimentological and Petrological Characterization of the Ponded Turbidite Deposits, Neoproterozoic Isaac Formation, Windemere Supergroup, British Columbia, Canada. Western Region: Celine Chow (University of Regina – Supervisor: Prof. Hairuo Qing). Sedimentology and Diagenesis with Respect to the Reservoir Development of the Mississippian Midale Beds in the Pinto-Roche Percee Area, Southeastern Saskatchewan. Open: Marco Venieri (University of Calgary – Supervisors Prof. Per Kent Pedersen & Prof. David Eaton). Influence of Fabric and Composition on Geomechanical Properties and Natural Fractures Characteristics in the Duvernay Unconventional Shale Gas Play in the Kaybob Area (Western-Central Alberta, Canada)
2016 Recipients Atlantic and Quebec Region: Olivier Sulpis; ”Calcite Dissolution Kinetics at the Sediment-Water Interface in Natural Seawater”, supervised by Prof. Alfonso Mucci at McGill University Ontario Region: Andrew Craig; “Heated Column Experiments: A Proxy for Investigating the Effect of In-Situ Thermal Recovery Processes on Groundwater Geochemistry”, supervised by Prof. Richard Amos at Carleton University Western Region: Matthew Sommers, “Subsurface Analysis and Correlation of Cambrian Formations Beneath the Colville Hills, Northern Mainland Northwest Territories”, supervised by Prof. Murray Gingras at the University of Alberta and by Dr. Robert MacNaughton (GSC). Open Region: Luc Chabanole, “Sedimentology, Ichnology and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Devonian Prairie Evaporite Formation, Southern Saskatchewan”, supervised by Profs. Luis Buatois, Robin Renaut & Gabriela Mangano at University of Saskatchewan
Congratulations to the 2022 recipients: PhD : Mastaneh Liseroudi for her thesis titled “Regional Diagenesis and Fluid Flow Study of the Early Triassic Montney Formation as Related to H2S Generation” It was supervised by Per Pedersen at the University of Calgary and Hamed Sanei from the Geological Survey of Canada.
PhD Honorable Mention: Henry Galvis Portilla, for his thesis titled “Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Reservoir Characterization of the Late Devonian Duvernay Formation of the East Shale Basin: an Integrated outcrop and Subsurface Study”. It was supervised by Per Pedersen at the University of Calgary.
MSc Winner:Kristian Girotto for his thesis titled “Tectono-Stratigraphic Model for the Early Evolution of the Late Cretaceous Nanaimo Group: Georgia
Past Recipients 2022 – PhD: Sarah K. Schultz for her thesis titled “Sequence Stratigraphy of the Viking Formation in Central Alberta.” (James MacEachern (Senior Supervisor), Shahin Dashtgard and H. Daniel Gibson, Simon Fraser University and Jennifer Scott, Mt. Royal University). MSc: Sydney A. Stashin for her thesis titled “Late Cenozoic Basin Evolution of the Western Canadian Arctic Archipelago: The Beaufort Formation and Iperk Sequence”. (John Gosse, Dalhousie University). MSc Honorable Mention: Cole L. Ross for his thesis titled “The Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Clearwater Formation at Marten Hills and Nipisi, Alberta, Canada”. (Murray Gingras, University of Alberta).
2020 – PhD: Benjamin Daniels for his thesis titled “Multi-Scale Stratigraphic and Geochronologic Investigations of Late Cretaceous Sediment-Routing Systems, Magallanes Basin, Chile” supervised by Dr. Stephen Hubbard at the University of Calgary Click here to read the citation MSc: Nakari Diaz for her thesis titled “Sequence Stratigraphy and Facies Analysis of the Viking Formation in Crossfield and Adjacent Areas, Alberta, Canada” supervised by Dr. James MacEachern and Dr. Shahin Dashtgard at Simon Fraser University Click here to read the citation
2019 – PhD: Cynthia Hagstrom for her thesis entitled “Stratigraphic Architecture and Lithofacies Distribution in Meander-belt Deposits, South Saskatchewan River and Cretaceous McMurray Formation, Alberta”, supervised by Dr. Stephen Hubbard at the University of Calgary MSc: Kienan Marion for her thesis entitled “Integrating Petrophysics and Allostratigraphy to Find Sweet Spots in the Upper Cretaceous Belle Fourche and Second White Specks Alloformations, West-Central Alberta, Canada”, supervised by Dr. Burns Cheadle at the University of Western Ontario 2018 – PhD: Kristen Kennedy for her thesis entitled ‘Paleoenvironmental and Paleotectonic Significance of Neoproterozoic Diamictites in Actively Rifting Basins’, completed at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Professor Nick Eyles MSc: Lauren Eggie for her thesis entitled ‘Sedimentology and Petroleum Reservoir Characteristics of the Mississippian Pekisko Formation, northern Alberta, Canada’, completed at the University of Manitoba under the supervision of Professor Nancy Chow
2017 – PhD: Yuefeng Shen (Supervised by Frtiz Neuweiler at Universite Laval ) MSc: Heather Bain (Supervised by Dr.Stephen Hubbard at the University of Calgary) 2016 – PhD: Paul Durkin (Supervised by Dr. Stephen Hubbard at the University of Calgary) MSc: Carla Skinner(Supervised by Professor Grant Wach at Dalhousie University) 2015 – PhD: Duncan Mackay (Supervised by Dr. Robert Dalrymple at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario) MSc: Colleen Kurinka (Supervised by Dr. Robert Dalrymple at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario) 2014 – PhD: Dallin Laycock (Supervised by Per Kent Pedersen and Ron Spencer, University of Calgary) MSc: Rares Bistran (Supervised by Murray Gingras and JP Zonneveld, University of Alberta) 2013 – PhD: No award granted MSc: Candace Brintnell (Supervised by Frank Brunton (Ontario Geological Survey), Drs. Jisuo Jin and Cameron J. Tsujita (Western University, London,Ontario) 2012 – PhD: D. Calvin Campbell (Supervised by David Mosher and Grant Wach, Dalhousie University) MSc: Robin A. Buckley (Supervised by Guy Plint; University of Western Ontario). 2011 – PhD: Patricio Desjardins (Supervised by Luis Buatois, Gabriela Mangano and Brian Pratt; University of Saskatchewan) MSc: Mary L. Borrero (Supervised by Hans Machel; University of Alberta) 2010 – MSc: Jennifer Boutelier (Supervised by Sandy Cruden; University of Toronto) 2009 – PhD: Hasley L.G. Vincent (Supervised by Grant Wach; Dalhousie University) MSc: Cindy C. Robinson (Supervised by Ron Spencer and Steve Larter; University of Calgary) 2008 – PhD: Michael A. Cooley (Supervised by Ray Price; Queen’s University) MSc: Aaron DesRoches (Supervised by James MacEachern; Simon Fraser University) 2007 – PhD: Alex J. MacNeil (Supervised by Brian Jones; University of Alberta) MSc: Jessica Krawetz (Supervised by Guy Plint; University of Western Ontario) 2006 – PhD: Michael C. Rygel (Supervised by Martin Gibling; Dalhousie University) MSc: Michael J. Hay (Supervised by Guy Plint; University of Western Ontario) 2005 – MSc: Lori Meyer (Supervised by Gerry Ross and Cindy Riediger; University of Calgary) 2004 – PhD: Lawrence Davis (Supervised by John Harper; Memorial University) MSc: Michele Asgar-Deen (Supervised by Cindy Riediger; University of Calgary) 2003 – PhD: Arndt Peterhansel (Supervised by Brian Pratt; University of Saskatchewan) MSc: Kevin Treptau (Supervised by James MacEachern and Peter Mustard; Simon Fraser University) 2002 – MSc: Colin L. Wooldridge (Supervised by E.J. Hicken; Simon Fraser University) 2001 – PhD: James E. Barclay (Supervised by Federico Krause; University of Calgary) MSc: M. Scott Leroux (Supervised by James MacEachern; Simon Fraser University) 2000 – PhD: Murray K. Gingras (Supervised by George Pemberton; University of Alberta) MSc: E. Matthew Caddel (Supervised by Ian Hutcheon and Tom Moslow; University of Calgary) 1999 – PhD: Elizabeth Turner (Supervised by Noel James and Guy Narbonne; Queen’s University) MSc: Susan Reid (Supervised by John Hopkins; University of Calgary) 1998 – PhD: Rudolph Meyer (Supervised by Federico Krause; University of Calgary) MSc: Bradley R. Spence (Supervised by Ian Hutcheon; University of Calgary) 1997 – PhD: Caroline A. Williams (Supervised by Federico Krause; University of Calgary) MSc: Elizabeth Hernandez (Supervised by Federico Krause and Alan Oldershaw; University of Calgary) 1996 – PhD: Paul Blanchon (Supervised by Brian Jones; University of Alberta) MSc: Mark Roland Hearn (Supervised by Hans Machel; University of Alberta) 1995 – PhD: Terry Sami (Supervised by Noel James; Queen’s University) MSc: Gary Johannson (Supervised by Paul L. Smith; University of British Columbia) 1994 – PhD: Thomas D. Boreen (Supervised by Noel James; Queen’s University) MSc: Kelly J. Arnold (Supervised by Tom Moslow; University of Alberta) 1993 – PhD: Carlos Bruhn (Supervised by Roger Walker; McMaster University) MSc: Marjorie Johns (Supervised by Chris Barnes; University of Victoria) 1992 – PhD: Lavern Stasiuk (Supervised by L.W. Vigrass and F. Goodarzi; University of Regina) MSc: Joerg Wittenberg (Supervised by Tom Moslow; University of Alberta) 1991 – PhD: J. Chris Harrison (Supervised by A.W. Bally; Rice University) MSc: Paul Theriault (Supervised by Andre Desrochers, Brian Rust and Benoit Beauchamp; University of Ottawa) 1990 – PhD: Anthony P. Hamblin (Supervised by Brian Rust; University of Ottawa) MSc: Shane M. Pelechaty (Supervised by Noel James; Queen’s University) 1989 – PhD: Hugh J. Abercrombie (Supervised by Ian Hutcheon; University of Calgary) 1988 – PhD: Ian Muir (Supervised by Owen Dixon; University of Ottawa) MSc: Eric LeGresley (Queen’s University) 1987– PhD: Brian A. Zaitlin (Supervised by Robert Dalrymple; Queen’s University) MSc: Andre M.C. Chow (supervised by Colin Stearn; McGill University) 1986 – PhD: Nancy Chow (Supervised by Noel James; Memorial University) MSc: Fran M. Haidl (Supervised by Laurence Vigrass; University of Regina) 1985 – PhD: David P. James (University of Calgary) MSc: Denis Fillion 1984 – PhD: Gary P. Smith (Supervised by Colin Stearn; McGill University) 1983 – PhD: R.A. Fensome (Supervised by Bill Sarjeant; University of Saskatchewan) MSc: Steven P. Halabura (Supervised by Willi K. Braun; University of Saskatchewan) 1982 – MSc: William B. Styan (Supervised by Marc Bustin; University of British Columbia) 1981 – PhD: Margaret E. McMechan (Supervised by Ray A. Price; Queen’s University) MSc: Brett W. Mattes (Supervised by Eric Mountjoy; McGill University) 1980 – PhD: Brian D. Ricketts (Supervised by J.A. Donaldson; Carleton University) MSc: Brian R. Pratt (Supervised by Noel James; Memorial University) 1979 – PhD: Steven Burnie (University of Alberta) MSc: Doug Stewart (Supervised by Roger Walker; McMaster University) 1978 – PhD: Reginald A. Olson (University of British Columbia) MSc: Pak K. Wong (Supervised by Alan Oldershaw; University of Calgary) 1977 – PhD: Ian A. McIllreath (University of Calgary) MSc: Ron M. Bustin (Supervised by Peter Bayliss; University of Calgary) 1976 – PhD: Ashton F. Embry (Supervised by J. Edward Klovan; University of Calgary) MSc: Rodney S. Brown (University of Calgary) 1975 – PhD: Byung I. Chi (Supervised by Len V. Hills; University of Calgary) MSc: Fran J. Hein (Supervised by Roger Walker; McMaster University) 1974 – MSc: Gordon R. Peeling (Supervised by Al Donaldson; Carleton University) 1973 – PhD: Ray A. Rahmani (University of Alberta) MSc: George Eynon (McMaster University) 1972 – PhD: Margaret M. Brooke (University of Saskatchewan) MSc: Jon A. Collins (Supervised by Leigh Smith; Queen’s University) 1971 – MSc: Ashton F. Embry (Supervised by J. Edward Klovan; University of Calgary) 1970 – PhD: F.G. (Rick) Young (Supervised by Eric W. Mountjoy; McGill University) MSc: Gerry E. Reinson (Supervised by Norman C. Wardlaw; University of Saskatchewan) and L.K. Vopni (Supervised by J.F. Lerbekmo; University of Alberta) 1969 – PhD: Hugh R. Balkwill (Supervised by William Muehlberger; University of Texas at Austin) MSc: Dale R. Dolphin (Supervised by J. Edward Klovan; University of Calgary) 1968 – PhD: J.E. Robinson (University of Alberta) MSc: Ray A. Rahmani (Supervised by R. E. Garrison; University of British Columbia) 1967– PhD: Esther R. Jamieson (University of Reading) MSc: Alan V. Morgan (Supervised by Tom A. Oliver and J. Gordon Nelson) 1966 – PhD: Dirk J. Tempelman-Kluit (Supervised by Eric W. Mountjoy) 1965 – PhD: Ernie E. Pelzer (Supervised by C.R. Stelck, F.A. Campbell and J.F. Lerbekmo; University of Alberta) MSc: William A. Hogg (University of Saskatchewan) 1964 – PhD: John A. Westgate (Supervised by Bob Folinsbee; University of Alberta) MSc: Allan Lissey (University of Saskatchewan) 1963 – J. Edward Klovan (Ph.D.) (Best Thesis Not Differentiated) (Supervised by John Imbrie and Norman D. Newell; Columbia University) 1962 – Zell E. Peterman (Ph.D.) (Best Thesis Not Differentiated) (University of Alberta) 1961 – Oene Miedema (M.Sc.) (Best Thesis Not Differentiated) (University of Saskatchewan) 1960 – Eric W. Mountjoy (Ph.D.) (Best Thesis Not Differentiated) (Supervised by F.W. Beales; University of Toronto) 1959 – N. Gayle Koch (M.Sc.) (Best Thesis Not Differentiated) (University of Alberta) 1958 – Robert G. McCrossan (Ph.D.) (Best Thesis Not Differentiated) (Supervised by J. Marvin Weller; University of Chicago)
Basin, British Columbia, Canada”. It was supervised by Prof. Shahin Dashtgard at Simon Fraser University.