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Awards & Recognition

Energy Minerals Division’s Frank Kottlowski Memorial Award (Best Paper), May 2018 for Blood, D.R., “Redox Conditions During Deposition of the Upper Ordovician Point Pleasant Limestone, Appalachian Basin, USA: Insights into Organic Matter Production, Preservation, and Reservoir Development” presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists National Meeting, Houston, TX, April 2017.

Pittsburgh Geological Society’s award for Best Presentation on Appalachian Geology, October 2018, for Blood, D.R., 2017, Deposition, Diagenesis and Hydrocarbon Generation in the Ordovician Point Pleasant Limestone and the Devonian Marcellus Shale: Comparing and Contrasting Two Appalachian Basin Unconventional Reservoirs: presented at the Eastern Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting, Morgantown, WV, September 26, 2017

Energy Minerals Division’s Ralph L. Miller Best Paper Award, October, 2018 for Blood, D.R., 2017, Deposition, Diagenesis and Hydrocarbon Generation in the Ordovician Point Pleasant Limestone and the Devonian Marcellus Shale: Comparing and Contrasting Two Appalachian Basin Unconventional Reservoirs: presented at the Eastern Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting, Morgantown, WV, September 26, 2017.

Pittsburgh Geological Society’s award for Best Presentation on Appalachian Geology, September 2017, for Blood, D.R., 2016, Redox conditions during deposition and early diagenesis of the Upper Ordovician Point Pleasant Limestone of southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia; Insights from pyrite framboids and trace elements: presented at the Eastern Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting, Lexington, KY, September 26, 2016.

Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists’ A.I. Levorsen Memorial Best Paper Award, September 2017 for Blood, D.R., 2016, “Redox conditions during deposition and early diagenesis of the Upper Ordovician Point Pleasant Limestone of southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia; Insights from pyrite framboids and trace elements” presented at the Eastern Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting, Lexington, KK, September 26, 2016

Energy Minerals Division’s Frank Kottlowski Memorial Award (Best Paper), May 2013 for Lash, G.G., and Blood, D.R., 2012, “Molybdenum, Uranium, and Chloride Abundances in the Marcellus Shale – Significance to Basin Hydrography and Organic Matter Preservation” presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists National Meeting, Long Beach, CA, April 2012.