CARLOS A. DENGO, DIRECTOR
102 Halbouty Building, MS 3115
College Station, TX 77843-3115
Ph.D., Geology - Texas A&M University, 1982
M.S., Geology - Texas A&M University, 1978
B.S., Geology (with Honors), Syracuse University, 1976
Alexander Winchell Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, 2009
American Association of Petroleum Geologist Distinguished Lecturer, 1998
Wallace E. Pratt Memorial Award, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1995 Award for best paper published in the Bulletin of the AAPG
U.S. National Committee for Rock Mechanics Award for Outstanding Student Paper (Published in the Journal of Geophysical Research), 1981College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Honor List, Syracuse University, 1972-1976
Carlos A. Dengo
Executive Professor and Director for the Berg-Hughes Center for Petroleum and Sedimentary Systems, Dan A. Hughes '51 Chair
Abstracts and Key Presentations
Dengo, C. A. and Logan, J. M., 1977, Frictional characteristics of serpentinite from the Motagua Fault zone in Guatemala: Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, v. 58, p. 868.
Dengo, C. A., Teufel, L. W., and Logan, J. M., 1978, Observations of natural fault zones: Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, v. 59, p. 1208.
Dengo, C. A. and Logan, J. M., 1979, Correlation of fracture patterns in natural and experimental shear zones: Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, v. 60, p. 955.
Dengo, C. A. and Logan, J. M., 1981, Superimposed deformation environments along the western Polochic Fault in Guatemala: Geol. Soc. Am., v. 13, p. 439.
Dengo, C. A., 1983, Deformation within the Polochic Fault zone Guatemala: Implications for the mechanical behavior of fault zones: Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, v. 64, p. 835.
Burkart, B., Deaton, B. C., Dengo, C.A., and Wolff, J. A., 1986, Late Cretaceous island arc terrane in northern Central America: Geol. Soc. Am., v. 18, p. 553.
Dengo, C. A. and Røssland, K. G., 1989, Extensional tectonic history of the western Barents Sea: Conf. Norwegian Petroleum Soc., Stavanger, 1989.
Dengo, C. A. and Covey, M. C., 1990, Structural evolution of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: Geol. Soc. Am., v. 22, p. A277.
Dengo, C. A. and Covey, M. C., 1991, Structure of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: A tectonic model for the Colombian Andes: IV Symposium on Petroleum Exploration in Sub-Andean Basins, Bogotá, Colombia.
Dengo, C. A. and Dengo, G., 1992, A possible convergence zone between the Polochic and Motagua fault systems in western Guatemala, Central America: 13th Ann. Research Conf, GCSSEPM, Houston, TX,
Dengo, C. A., 2004, The petroleum geology of Central America: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, International Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 2004.
Dengo, C. A., 2006, Building a global geoscience workforce: ExxonMobil’s strategy: 2006 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Mtg
Dengo, C. A., 2012, Unlocking unrealized potential for carbonate reservoirs: GEO-BAHRAIN International Conference, Bahrain, 2012
Dengo, C. A. and Logan, J. M., 1978, Frictional characteristics of serpentinite from the Motagua Fault zone in Guatemala: Proc. International Symp. Of the Feb. 4, 1976 Guatemalan Earthquake and the Reconstruction Process (not paginated).
Logan, J. M., Friedman, M., Higgs, N., Dengo, C. A. and Shimamoto, T., 1979, Experimental studies of simulated gouge and their application to studies of actual fault zones in bedrock: U.S.G.S. Open File Report 79-1239, p. 304-343.
von Huene, R., Augouin, J., Azema, J., Coulbourn, W., Cowan, D., Curiale, J., Dengo, C., Fass, R., Harrison, W., Hesse R., Ladd, J., Musylov, N., Shiki, T., Thompson, P., and Wesberg, J., 1980, The IPOD mid-America Trench transect off Guatemala: Geol. Soc. Am., Bull., v. 91, p. 421-432.
Dengo, C. A. and Logan, J. M., 1981, Implications of the mechanical and frictional behavior of serpentinite to seismogenic faulting: Jour. Geophys. Res., v. 86, p. 10771-10782.
Dengo, C. A., 1982, A structural analysis of cores from DSDP leg 67 across the mid-America Trench – offshore Guatemala: in Aubouin, J., von Huene, R., et al., Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project 67, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, D.C., p. 651-665.
Dengo, C.A., 1986, Comment on “Late Cretaceous allocthons and post-Cretaceous strike-slip displacement along the Cuilco-Chixoy-Polochic Fault, Guatemala” by Anderson et al: Tectonics, v. 5, p. 469-472.
Burkart, B., Deaton, B. C., Dengo, C. A. and Moreno, G., 1987, Tectonic wedges and offset Laramide structures along the Polochic Fault of Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico: Reaffirmation of large Neogene displacement: Tectonics: v. 6, p. 411-422.
Dengo, C. A. and Røssland, K. G., 1992, Extensional tectonic history of the western Barents Sea: in Larsen, R. M., Brekke, H., Larsen, B. T., and Talleras, E. (eds): Structural and tectonic modeling and it’s applications to petroleum geology; NPF Special Publication 1, Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 91-107. Norwegian Petroleum Soc.
Dengo, C. A. and Covey, M. C., 1993, The structure of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: Implications for trap styles and regional tectonics: Bull. Am. Assoc. Petro. Geol., v. 77, p. 1315-1337.
Ward, D. R., MacKay, S., Greenlee, S. M., and Dengo, C. A., 1994, Imaging sediments under salt: Where are we?, The Leading Edge, p. 834-836.
Alvarado, G., Dengo, C. A., Martens, U., Bundschuh, J., Aguilar, T., and Bonis, S., 2007, Stratigraphy and geologic history: in Bundschuh, and J., Alvarado, G.(eds): Central America, Geology, Resources and Hazards, v.1, p. 345-394, Taylor and Francis/Balkema, The Netherlands.
Dengo, C. A., 2007, Petroleum geology of Central America: in Bundschuh, and J., Alvarado, G.(eds): Central America, Geology, Resources and Hazards, v.1, p. 895-916., Taylor and Francis/Balkema, The Netherlands.
Martinsen, O. J, Talwani, M.,Levander, A., Dengo, C. A., , Barkhouse, B., , Dunn, J. F., , Link, C., Mosher, S., Tatham, R., , Orcutt,J., Paul, D., and Talley, R., 2012, A U.S. human resource challenge for earth science education and energy exploration and exploitation: The Leading Edge, p.936-938.