AAPG Student Chapter at UTEP


  • If you are graduating this summer/fall, you might be interested in the annual AAPG EXPLORER salary survey.

  • Officer's and members list for 2010-2011


  • Our 2010 Imperial Barrel Team came in Second Place in the Southwest Section Regional Competition!
  • Our 2009 Imperial Barrel Team has won the Southwest Section Regional Competition!
  • Our AAPG student chapter won the AAPG 2006 Outstanding Student Chapter Award. This award is in recognition of the active participation in the AAPG Student Chapter Program, utilization of chapter benefits and attention to communication requirements.

  • DR. G. RANDY KELLER won the AAPG Distinguished Educator Award 2006. This award is presented for distinguished and outstanding contributions to geological education, both at the university level and toward education of the general public.
    Read the article in the AAPG Explorer and the citation.

    AAPG Distinguished Educator


    Events in Fall 2010:
    • AAPG-UTEP is sponsoring the "Oil Trail" Field Trip on Oct 23 to the Guadalupe Mountains.
    • The webpage of our student chapter was updated.
    • Our student chapter is participating in this year's "EarthScience Week" at the Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso. Students of all ages and their parents are invited to our department to experience the Geosciences, in various activities. Our AAPG student chapter will have a booth displaying information material about the job possibilities in the petroleum industry, "Hidden petroleum products", and goodies.


    • UTEP Geoscience students recently had interviews with BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, and Marathon Oil, and so far one student has a job offer, and several are waiting for response regarding jobs and internships.

    Last updated 2010-10-04 by Slade Jones