Objectives


The Association of Petroleum Geologist is a registered, non-profit organization of persons concerned with professional applications of the geological science.

The association has five categories of members Life, Active, Honorary, Student and Associates.

Our Aims and Objectives
  1. Advancement of the science of geology especially as it relates to petroleum, natural gas, other subsurface fluids and mineral resources.
  2. Identification & Promotion of technology in exploration for finding and producing these materials in an economically and environmentally sound manner.
  3. Fostering the spirits of scientific research through its members.
  4. Disseminating information relating to the geology and associated technology of petroleum, natural gas, other subsurface fluids and mineral resources.
  5. Inspiring and maintaining high standards of professional conduct on the part of its members.
  6. Providing the public with means to recognise adequately trained and professionally responsible geologists; and advancement of the professional well being of members.
Our Beliefs
  1. Geology is a profession, and the previlege of professional practice requires professional morality and professional responsibility.
  2. Honesty, integrity, loyalty, fairness, impartiality, candour, fidelity to trust and inviolablity of confidence are incumbent upon every member as professional obligations.
Government

Governance of the association is vested with two bodies:

  1. Advisory Council : An advisory body to the executive committee on all matters involving long range planning, honours, awards, ethics, discipline and constitutional review.
  2. Executive Committee : A twelve member executive committee exercises general executive control and management of the affairs of the association.