August 2018 Newsletter
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Upcoming Events
August Networking Reception
Date:    Tues, Aug 21, 2018
Time:    5:30 - 7:00 PM
Cost:   $35 per person, hors d'oeuvres & drink ticket included
Location:    Gaillardia CC - OKC
RSVP:       Registration

Presentation:   New Techonology - Downhole Adjustable Motor
Speaker:   Rohan Dsouza, NOV Downhole

NOV will cover the new Vector™ Series 50 SelectShift™ downhole adjustable motor. The presentation will include an animation of how the motor functions, features and benefits, operating procedures, value, design and proof of concept, along with a demo video. A Q&A session will be held for anyone that would like more information regarding this new technology.

Tech release notes from NOV:
Developed specifically for NOV's Vector™ drilling motors, the SelectShift™ downhole adjustable motor saves time and money by reducing the number trips, increasing operational flexibility and optimizing critical drilling parameters. This revolutionary, patent-pending motor advancement allows rapid downhole adjustment of the motor bend setting, offering better hole quality, and increasing ROP throughout all sections of the well. The Vector Series 50 SelectShift downhole adjustable motor provides industry leading torque output capability, 100% flow to the drill bit and reduced bit-to-bend length.
OU AADE Sporting Clays Tournament
The OU AADE Student Section will host a Sporting Clay Tournament on September 28th at Quail Ridge Sporting Clays. The proceeds from the event will help cover general meeting expenses, field trips and section shirt expenses. This is an industry-wide event for all ages and affiliations. 
$500 per team (3 industry team members & an assigned OU AADE student)
$5 Mulligans (Limit 2 per person)
$100 Station Sponsorship
$250 Student Shell Sponsorship
Registration 11:30-1:00
Lunch/Awards 11:30-1:30
Round Start 1:30
• Each team will consist of 3 industry team members and the committee will assign an OU AADE student member to participate as a fourth shooter. Golf cart will be included in fee.
• Tournament is limited to the first 40 teams
Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival (F5)
Friday, Oct 19, 2018, 04:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Heritage Place - 2829 S MacArthur Blvd., OKC
The Mid-Continent Chapter of the AADE is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival (F5) to take place in Oklahoma City on October 19th, 2018 located at the Heritage Place Event Center in OKC. The festivities will be from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm. 

This unique cook-off competition gives cooking teams a chance to show off their culinary skills and enjoy an evening with the Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Community.

Admission Ticket includes: entry to facility, unlimited food samples and two beverage tickets.
Note - No actual tickets will be mailed. Your name will be placed on a list and you will check in at the door. 
GOLD SPONSORSHIP $1500 - 1 cook team, 15 tickets to the event, company name / logo on event wrist bands, company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event. 

NETWORKING SPONSORSHIP $1000 - 1 cook team, 10 tickets to the event, company name / logo on drink tickets,  company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event. 

TEAM SPONSORSHIP $550 - 1 cook team – 10 tickets to the event, company recognition on PowerPoint during the event.

GENERAL SPONSORSHIP $350 - 10 tickets to the event, company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event. 

TROPHY SPONSORSHIP $300 - 5 tickets to the event, company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event and company name included on the team trophy's presented.

5F Event Details:

Event hours 4:30 – 9 PM

Food will be prepared outside and brought inside the arena for sampling
Guest judges will sample all dishes. Judges will decide winners for 1st, 2nd and 3rd with a fan favorite award that will be voted on by the attendees.

Judging will take place at 4:00 so the teams will be able to ensure food is hot and answer any questions for the judges before the crowds arrive.

Teams are encouraged to pick a theme and decorate their 10 X 10 space but standard signage will be provided for each booth. Please send a high resolution logo to for your sign. 

Sponsorships include tickets but additional tickets can be purchased prior to the event and at the door for $25 each. Ticket provides food samples, beverage tickets and networking.

*Adult Beverages will be served by the facility.
Event Wrap Ups
July General Meeting Luncheon
We would like to again thank Marc Willerth and MagVAR for the presentation on survey accuracy and how it pertains to well placement and asset deliverability. I am sure it will bring up some really interesting conversations back at the office!

To view a copy of Marc's presentation, "More Than Painting the Line: Optimizing Asset Value with Wellbore Placement", please visit our website .
Nate Fleming and Paul Legg Memorial Scholarships
The AADE Mid-Continent Chapter events raise money for the Nate Fleming and Paul Legg Memorial Scholarships.
This 2018-2019 school year we are awarding in $61,000 scholarships!

The AADE MidCon Chapter is pleased to announce
the following scholarship selections:

AADE Nate Fleming Memorial Scholarship - $2000 per year
Adam Lugibihl – University of Oklahoma
Austin Keys – University of Oklahoma
Devan McKee – NWOSU, Alva
John Smith – University of Oklahoma
Kyle Bolyard – University of Oklahoma

AADE Paul Legg Memorial Scholarship - $4000 per year
Ashton Francis – Northern Oklahoma College
Brett Bormann – University of Oklahoma
Jules Catalano – University of Tulsa
Trace Francis – Oklahoma State University
$1000 Scholarship for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
Ammar Tasawar Chaudhry - University of Oklahoma
Bentley Alexander Boncaldo - Oklahoma State University
Bey CWestcott - University of Oklahoma
Brendan Daniel Odrowski - University of Tulsa
Cameron Lee Lundberg - University of Tulsa
Chee Yang Ng - University of Tulsa
Courtney Kernc - University of Cincinnati
Daeton Page - University of Oklahoma
David Lagunes - University of Oklahoma
Erich Joseph Solimano - University of Oklahoma
Esteban Ugarte - University of Oklahoma
Eugenia Anak Edwin Galan - University of Oklahoma
Fariez Ribin - University of Oklahoma
Garrett Liles Smith - University of Tulsa
Geoffrey Chandler Bartz - University of UC Santa Barbara
Jared Prewett - University of Oklahoma
Jordan Laine McKee - University of Arkansas
Kaitlyn Nicole Smith - University of Oklahoma
Katelyn W Ashcraft - University of Oklahoma
Laci Nicole Shipley - Oklahoma City University
Logan L Rutledge - Wichita State University
Madeleine E. Beathard - University of Tulsa
Marilyn Smith - University of Oklahoma
Mario Alejandro Mena - University of Oklahoma
Meleah Elizabeth Fain - University of Tulsa
Misael Miguel Morales - University of Tulsa
Modesto Rudy Garcia - University of Oklahoma
Mya Allen Chordar - University of Oklahoma
Ngoc Lam Tran - University of Oklahoma
Paulin J. Dongomale - University of Oklahoma
Raymos Jeremy Kimanzi - University of Oklahoma
Sohail Farooq - University of Oklahoma
Sokhna Keinde - University of Oklahoma
Sylla Zaharaou - University of Oklahoma

Since the inception of the AADE Mid-Con Scholarship Program in 2002, the chapter has supported 189 students with $394,000 in scholarships.

Thank you to the scholarship committee for their hard work in reviewing all applications!
Mark your calendars! Upcoming AADE events:

10/16 - General Meeting (Tulsa)
11/20 - General Meeting (OKC)
Get Involved!
Do you want to get more involved in AADE Mid-Continent? Reach out to one of the officers or steering committee members. You can also send us an email at
2018 Officers
President – Cody Martin
Vice President, OKC – Steve Donley
Vice President, Tulsa – Steve Garrison
Secretary – Kinzie Beavers
Treasurer – Isabel Leon
Chapter Rep – Geree Wald Morton
Steering Committee
John Frick, Nick Goree, Sammy Graham, Chuck Henkes, Matt Hill, Geree Wald Morton, Cathy Roark, Scotty Turner, Les Wald