Dr. Marc Bustin is a professor of petroleum and coal geology in the Dept.
of Earth Sciences, University of British Colombia. He has authored over 150
scientific articles on fossil fuels and served as an associate editor for journals
like the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geology Bulletin. Marc is an elected
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of American Association
of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), The Society for Organic Petrology and the Geological
Society of America. He has received several awards for excellence in his field
including: the A.L. Leverson Memorial Award from the AAPG, the Thiesson Medal
from the International Committee for Coal Petrology in 2002 for his contributions
to coal sciences/organic petrology and the Sproule Award in 2003 for his contributions
to the study of unconventional gas resources.