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John Andrew "Andy" May Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. May has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of petrophysics

    THE WOODLANDS, TX, October 09, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John Andrew "Andy" May with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. May celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

For more than 40 years, Mr. May has found success as a petrophysicist studying physical and chemical rock properties and their interactions with fluids primarily in the oil and gas industry. He began his career as a senior geologist for Cities Services Oil Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1974 before relocating to Denver where he accepted a position as a division geologist for Exxon and a manager of exploration systems for Science Software-Intercomp. In 1988, he seized the opportunity to work for several other great organizations in Houston before ultimately establishing Andymaypetrophysicist LLC in 2016. In addition to his full-time professional commitments, Mr. May remains an editor for "Watts Up With That" online at

Strongly encouraged by his parents to pursue an education, Mr. May pursued his studies at the University of Kansas, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in geology in 1974. Since embarking upon his career, he has been responsible for mapping the Natuna D-Alpha reef complex in the South China Sea and for the development of numerical petrophysical models. He participated in the discovery and development of numerous oil and gas fields in the U.K., U.S., and China. Mr. May also wrote three petrophysical computer models, which have been widely utilized within his industry. Mr. May authored or co-authored seven technical peer-reviewed articles on geology or petrophysics and numerous popular articles on computer science and petrophysics during his career.

Growing up in Kansas, Mr. May hails from a large family with ancestors who played prominent roles in the settlement of Caucasian individuals during the mid-1800s. His interest in family history led him to begin documenting his studies, which he published in the book Blood and Honor: The People of Bleeding Kansas. Mr. May additionally authored the book Climate Catastrophe! Science or Science Fiction? which was inspired by his interest in climate change.

Mr. May was presented a Certificate of Merit from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists in 1993 for his contributions as an editor of Geobyte. A celebrated Marquis listee, he has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, and Who in the World. Looking toward the future, Mr. May is publishing a new book, scheduled to be available by November 1, 2020, entitled, Politics and Climate Change, A History.

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