Awards & Scholarships

Marvin Gearhart

Marvin Gearhart (SPE)

AIME Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal* in 2014

For his contributions to the petroleum industry over his 57 year career as an entrepreneur, inventor and innovator; as a pioneer in the development and implementation of Measurement While Drilling (MWD) tools, developing an improved mud pulse telemetry system; developing the industry’s first Logging While Drilling (LWD) resistivity system that provided at the bit measurement and developing of a MWD and LWD Gamma Ray logging system.