The Annual API Meritorious Service Awards Luncheon was held at the Le Pavillon Hotel this year and was a great success. Two of New Orleans local geologists, Duncan Goldthwaite and Mike Fein, were honored on February 20, 2007 at the joint industry societies meeting.
The 10th Annual GNO Joint Energy Industry Association Luncheon was held in conjunction with PLANO on Tuesday, November 13th at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. This year’s speaker was Clancy DuBos, a well known local journalist and political reporter. Mr. DuBos is also the chairman, co-owner, and editor of Gambit Communications, Inc.
Thank you to all involved in helping to make the 2007 API Delta Chapter Golf Tournament a great success! We were able to raise over $26,000 dollars this year for education grants, scholarships, the Louisiana Children's Museum, and the other great opportunities our Education Committee brings forth.
API, along with other industry societes participating with PIPE, sponsored the 2007 BLaST competition. The event was held at J. D. Meisler school in Metairie. The competition consisted of teamwork presentation, design presentation, research presentation and actual robot challenge.
In an effort to promote interest in and support of the petroleum industry, API-Delta Chapter initiated a Special Award for the Greater New Orleans Science & Engineering Fair relating to oil and gas industry topics.