October 2, 2008

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently honored Dr. Andrew Wojtanowicz, professor on the Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering, with the 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering (PE) Faculty at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Denver, Colorado.

The SPE Distinguished Achievement Award is awarded annually to a PE Faculty member who exemplifies classroom teaching, excellence in research, significant contributions to the petroleum engineering profession and/or special effectiveness in advising and guiding students. “Each year, SPE honors an elite group of individuals who have extended the boundaries of the profession and of SPE. Future generations of exploration and production professionals will be measured against their contributions and accomplishments. We congratulate Andrew Wojtanowicz for receiving this prestigious international award,” said William M. Cobb, 2008 SPE President.

The SPE is a non-profit professional association consisting of more than 79,000 members worldwide who are engaged in energy resources development and production. The members come from more than 115 countries to share technical knowledge for the benefit of the PE industry. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, conferences, workshops, forums, and website. For more information regarding the SPE, please visit www.spe.org.

 Article excerpted from press release by Tom Whipple, SPE Awards, 972-952-9452, awards@spe.org


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