In Memoriam (1948-2014): Founder
Daniel John Tearpock was the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC (SCA). As a working geoscientist, Mr. Tearpock generated numerous exploration and exploitation prospects, either as the sole generator or as part of an organized multidisciplinary team. He co-authored three textbooks, Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping (1991) ©, Quick Look Techniques for Prospect Evaluations (1994) © and Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping with Structural Methods (2003) ©. In addition to his three books, Dan authored or coauthored numerous technical articles. He was a recipient of the AAPG Division of Professional Affairs 2012 Heritage Award and the AAPG 2013 Honorary Member Award. Mr. Tearpock was a finalist in 1996 and 1998 for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program and in 1998 received the Distinguished Service Award from Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA from which he received his Bachelors degree in Geology.
Mr. Tearpock was a member of numerous associations including the AAPG, SPE, SIPES, SEG, GSA, HGS, EAGE, NOGS, LGS, IPA, SEAPEX, and PESGB. He was the President of the AAPG’s Division of Professional Affairs (10-11). He was a founding member and Vice-Chairman (09-11) of the intersociety “Joint Committee on Reserves Evaluator Training” (JCORET).
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