At past CSUR's Fall Conferences, the Sproule Innovation and Achievement Award is presented to an industry representative who has made significant contributions and accomplishments towards advancing the development of unconventional resources in Canada.
Past winners include:
2015 - Steve Carr, Deputy Minister, BC Ministry of Natural Gas Development
2014 - Dr. Brad Hayes, Petrel Robertsen
2013 - Robert Spitzer, Apache Canada
2012 - Dan Themig, Packers Plus
2011 - Dr. Brian Zaitlin, Kainai Energy
2010 - no award given
2009 - Kin Chow, Unconventional Gas Resources Canada
2008 - Mike Graham, Encana Corp.
2007 - John Anderson, Trident Exploration
2006 - Michael Gatens, Quicksilver Resources
2005 - Barry Ryan, BC Ministry of Energy & Mines
2004 - George Vonieff, MGV Energy
2003 - Mark Bustin, UBC Professor/RMB Earth Science Consultants