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David Curtiss

Mr. David Curtiss

Executive Director, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
United States
David Curtiss Executive Director American Association of Petroleum Geologists David Curtiss currently serves as the Executive Director of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the AAPG Foundation. His technical expertise is in petroleum systems and basin modeling, and he has contributed to basin studies in Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Colombia, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, and the United States. He has conducted global opportunity assessments for several international oil companies. In 2001-2002 he served in the U.S. Congress as the American Geosciences Institute’s Congressional Science Fellow working for Rep. J.C. Watts, Jr. (R-Okla.; retired), then chairman of the House Republican Conference. Mr. Curtiss holds degrees in geology, earth resources management, and business.