Every year, the SPWLA award individuals who have made impactful contributions to petrophysics, well logging, and general formation evaluation. We invite you to nominate your colleague, mentor, or mentee who has made strides to excel within the SPWLA as a technical expert or outstanding volunteer. Both SPWLA’s members and former members are eligible for awards except those serving in the international Board of Directors or in the Awards Committee.
In order to nominate an individual please complete the online nomination form and include the following,
Brief biographical sketch of the nominee.
List the top 3 technical or service achievements of the nominee (e.g. best publications, patents, books, etc.; volunteer efforts in the SPWLA, projects initiatives, extended service to the petrophysical community, etc.)
A concise statement summarizing why the nominee should be selected for an award.
Additional information to strengthen the support of your Award nomination can be enclosed (PDF preferred) as a separate file, such as,
Extended Biographical description or CV, including education, work experience, society memberships, and service to professional societies.
List of technical publications and patents in, or contributions to, well logging, petrophysics, or other areas of formation evaluation.
List of service to the SPWLA, including offices held, committee assignments, meeting organization, or SPWLA programs (e.g. Distinguished Lecture Program), etc.
List of other relevant industry, academic, or public service activities in sister societies and the community.
Letters of support from peers and colleagues.
Please submit your nomination(s) on or before Feb 15, 2021 for recognition at the SPWLA 2021 Annual Symposium.
How to Submit Nominations
Nominations must be submitted online.
Please consider making a nomination to the Board of Directors by suggesting only those who have a record of service to our Society.
The SPWLA Awards Committee recommend the final nominees and the winners are confirmed by the Board of Directors. Awardees will be notified before the end of March 2021.
Jesus M. Salazar, Ph.D.
2021 Awards Committee Chair
SPWLA Past President