FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (11/06)
Geological Group Honors Centenary Professor, Alumnus for Creative Thinking Toward New Ideas in Petroleum Exploration
At its 2007 meeting next fall in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies will recognize Dr. Mary Barrett, professor of geology, and Centenary alumnus and Ergon Exploration, Inc. geologist John Goodson Jr. They will receive the group's A. I. Levorsen Memorial Award for their paper "High-Resolution Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy of Cenomanian and Turonian Sandstones, Tyler County, Texas."
The paper was recently presented at the GCAGS meeting in Lafayette and published in its annual transactions. It was selected from 67 petroleum geoscience papers that focused on the onshore and offshore Gulf of Mexico region.
Barrett has been a member of the Centenary faculty since 1992. At Centenary,
Goodson earned a bachelor of science in geology degree in 1984 and a master
of science in geology in 1998.
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