The idea of creating a common platform for all petroleum geologists of the country was mooted in 1998 during an informal discussion with the Vice Chairman, AAPG International liaison committee. Shri Y.B. Sinha, the then Director (Exploration), ONGC, other eminent geologists and a number of younger colleagues took up the daunting task of bringing all petroleum geologists of the country under a common platform. This collective effort culminated in the formation of Association of Petroleum Geologists, India (APG India) in the year 2000.Read More
The year 2020 and 2021have been challenging times for all of us in the industry since we all faced the stress and uncertainty of an unprecedented health emergency and commensurate economic downturn. Rapid growth of Indian economy during the current millennium has put immense pressure on the oil & gas industry in terms of the demand growth and shrinking share of domestic oil & gas in the total energy mix.
Association of Petroleum Geologists, or APG as it is commonly known; is a platform for the experts and professionals of the industry and academia to converge and exchange ideas.It is a synapse between the industries involved in hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation and academia involved in petroleum geology. This is a forum where the ideas exchanged are focussed on science and not essentially bound by the corporate mandates.
The APG India stall at GEO India 2018 currently underway at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, has been attracting a lot of attention from the sizeable congregation that has gathered for the 4th South Asian Geosciences Conference and Exhibition.
Being the organizers of the Conference, there has simply been no let-up to the number of visitors thronging the stall to know more about the vibrant association and to explore possibilities to be a part of it. Read More