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Personalia | Brian Horsfield wins AAPG Europe Region Award

Prof. Brian Horsfield (Foto: privat).

19.09.2017: Brian Horsfield has been declared winner of the inaugural “AAPG Europe Energy Geoscience Research Award” for 2017 by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

Brian Horsfield was selected for his “leading contributions to science and technology in petroleum exploration in a career that spanned more than 35 years”. Horsfield led the GFZ section Organic Geochemistry from 2001 to April 2017, was Department Director and Head of the GFZ Internal Scientific Council for part of that period, and is emeritus Professor of Organic Geochemistry and Hydrocarbon Systems at the Technische Universität Berlin.

The AAPG is the world’s premier association of petroleum exploration geoscientists, seeking to advance the science of geology and promote technological developments in that field. It has 40,000 members in 129 countries. (jh)

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