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Dietrich Hugo Welte

Dietrich Hugo Welte, German geochemist. Recipient Alfred Treibs award Geochem. Society United States of America, 1983, Carl Engler medal Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Mineralolwissenschaft und Kohl chemie, 1986.

Background

  • Welte, Dietrich Hugo was born on January 22, 1935 in Würzburg, Germany. Son of Adolf T. and Charlotte (Wittmann) Welte.

  • Education

    • Diploma in geology, Universität Würzburg, 1957. Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), Universität Würzburg, 1960.

    Career

    • Research geochemist Shell International Oil Corporation, Den Haag, Netherlands, 1960-1963. Scientific assistant, lecturer geochemistry Universität Würzburg, 1963-1967. Senior research geochemist, research coordinator Chevron Oil Field Research Company, La Habra, United States, 1967-1970.

      Professor geochemistry University Göttingen, Germany, 1970-1972. Professor geology, geochemistry and oil and coal deposits Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany, since 1972. Director institute for petroleum and organic geochemistry Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, since 1979.

      Member Geokommission, Bonn, Conseil Scientifique, Rueil-Malmaison, France, Scientific Program Committee WPC, London, since 1992. Chairman science-technical council Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany.

    Works

    • Petroleum Formation and Occurrence
    • Current and authoritative with many advanced concepts for petroleum geologists, geochemists, geophysicists, or engineers engaged in the search for or production of crude oil and natural gas, or interested in their habitats and the factors that control them, this book is an excellent reference.
    • Author: Petroleum Formation and Occurrence, 1978, '84. Editor Advances in Petroleum Geochemistry. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Advisor Ministry of Science and Technology, Germany. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists (President award 1966), Deutsche Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft fur Erdol, Erdgas und Kohle e.V., Geologische Vereinigung (Gustav Steinman award 1989), Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft, European Association Organic Geochemists, Rhein.-Westf. Akademie d. Wissenschaften, Academia Europaea.

    Connections

    • Married Hildegunde HuBlein, August 20, 1959.
    • father: Adolf T. Welte
    • mother: Charlotte (Wittmann) Welte
    • spouse: Hildegunde HuBlein
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    Born January 22, 1935
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    • 1957
      University Würzburg
    • 1960
      University Würzburg
    • 1960 - 1963
      Research geochemist, Shell International Oil Company
      Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
    • 1963 - 1967
      scientific assistant, geochemistry University W+-rzburg
    • 1963 - 1967
      lecturer, geochemistry University W+-rzburg
    • 1967 - 1970
      senior, Chevron Oil Field Research Company
      La Habra, California, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      research coordinator, Chevron Oil Field Research Company
      La Habra, California, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      professor, geochemistry University G+
      Germany
    • 1972
      professor, ry and oil and coal deposits Rheinisch-Westf+nlische Technische Hochschule Aachen
      Germany
    • 1972
      geochemist, ry and oil and coal deposits Rheinisch-Westf+nlische Technische Hochschule Aachen
      Germany
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