Legends Dinner

The Directors of the Oklahoma Geological Foundation recognize that many outstanding individuals in Oklahoma have historically distinguished themselves by having made substantial contributions to the science of Geology, created significant advancements in the petroleum industry, and have improved their communities for the betterment of society. View our Events Calendar for the Upcoming Date.

Thank You to All Our Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Lawrence H. and Ronna C. Davis

Mark and Julie Svoboda

RKI Energy Resources, LLC

BancFirst Trust & Investment Management

Continental Resources

Silver Sponsors

Potts Exploration

Lance & Cindy Ruffel

Larry Lunardi

Herb and Marynm Martin

Southstar Exploration, Inc

Mrs. Herbert G. Davis

Bronze Sponsors

J. Mark & Carol Lester

Arvine Pipe and Supply Co., Inc

Frank Gagliardi

Jason and Nancy Currie

STAR Geophysical, Inc

Previous Honorees

To proudly honor these incredible individuals, the Foundation created the “Pioneer Legend”, “Historical Legend”, and the “Living Legend” awards.  Established in 2007, the Oklahoma Geological Foundation has bestowed these honors to thirty-eight individuals at the annual “Legends Award” reception.

  • In 2017, the Foundation honored T. Howard McCasland as “Pioneer Legend”, Aubrey K. McClendon as “Historical Legend”, and Robert A. Hefner III as “Living Legend”.
  • In 2018, Keith F. Walker and Thomas W. Olsen were honored as “Historical Legends”, Frank F. Phillips as “Pioneer Legend”, and Richard D. Fritz as “Living Legend”.

Legends Dinner Photo Gallery



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