Lincoln F. Elkins

PE Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Lincoln F. Elkins was a pioneer in enhanced oil recovery and contributor to the technology of reservoir and production engineering. He graduated from Mines in 1940 with a professional degree in petroleum engineering, after which he enjoyed a 36-year career at Stanolind (Amoco), Conoco and Sohio Petroleum Company . Elkins received the AIME Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal in 1992 for his contributions to reservoir and production engineering. He was an active volunteer at Mines and received a Distinguished Achievement Medal in 1980. Elkins died in 2001.