Geological Consultant at Aramco
Gretchen Gillis is Geological Consultant at Aramco Americas in Houston, where she supports oil and gas exploration and production and provides training in petroleum geoscience and scientific writing for Saudi Aramco. She began her career as exploration geologist and later served in a variety of marketing communication roles with Schlumberger. Gretchen was elected AAPG Editor (2007 – 2010), received the Distinguished Service Award in 2011, the Honorary Member Award in 2018, and was recently elected 2020-2021 President-Elect. Appointed by AAPG in 2015 to the board of directors of GeoScienceWorld, she served as 2016-2018 board chair. Gretchen is a Trustee Associate of the AAPG Foundation and the SEG Foundation, and a Director of the SEG Foundation. Gretchen earned a BA degree in geology from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, USA, and an MA degree in geological sciences from the University of Texas at Austin.