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February 12, 2016
The IPAA Wildcatters' Ball celebrated its 20th anniversary in February, having raised nearly $10-million for the IPAA Educational
Foundation. These funds have enabled the creation of the IPAA-Petroleum Equipment and Services Association (PESA) energy
Today, the IPAA-PESA education programs have educated more than 1,000 students in engineering, geosciences, cutting-edge
technology, and professional development curricula.
At the Wildcatters' Ball, IPAA honors individuals who understand the importance of energy to America's economy, environment and
This year's honoree was U.S. Army General David Petraeus (Ret.). He led military forces in Afghanistan and Iraq and is the former
director of the Central Intelligence Agency. ●
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1. Petraeus is welcomed to the Ball by IPAA
President and CEO Barry Russell.
2-5. Guests enjoyed an evening of revelry with dinner and
dancing to benefit the IPAA Educational Foundation.
6. Galen Cobb, vice president of industry relations
at Halliburton, has served on served on IPAA's
education advisory board.
7. Gary Kolstad, president and CEO of CARBO
Ceramics, with General Petraeus.
8. Introducing General Petraeus is William
"Bill" Albrecht, chairman of California
9. IPAA Chairman Mark Miller welcomes attendees
and thanks them for their support.
10. General David Petraeus is the 20th honoree of
the IPAA Wildcatters Ball. The first honoree/
recipients were former President George H.W.
Bush and first lady Barbara.
11. IPAA Vice Chairman Stephen Jones (right)
and wife Johnna with General Petraeus.
12. Former IPAA Chairman Mike Watford and wife
Carol with General Petraeus.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IPAA Access - Summer 2016
Anti-Fossil Fuel Activists Sue EPA on Oil and Gas Waste Rules
Ensuring U.S. Offshore Energy Production is the Safest in the World
Largest Costs of Fossil Fuel Divestment has Nothing to do with Lost Returns
Industry Recognizes Importance of Worker Safety in Silica Rule
Infographic: Petroleum Products and You: Oil and Gas Materials Used in Hospitals to Save Lives
Texas Wildcatters' Open
OGIS New York
Private Capital Conference
Strategic Planning Conference on Land Access and Environmental Issues
2016-17 MeetingsS & Events
Chairman's Club Thank You
Index of Advertisers
IPAA Access - Summer 2016