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Onward and Upward

Joining the American Association of Petroleum Geologists is a great way of actively participating in the geology community. Since its founding in 1917, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists has been a pillar of the worldwide scientific community. The original purpose of AAPG — to foster scientific research, advance the science of geology, promote technology and inspire high professional conduct — still guides the Association today.

Currently the world’s largest professional geological society with more than 38,000 members, AAPG provides publications, conferences and educational opportunities to geoscientists and disseminates the most current geological information available to the general public. AAPG, an international geological organization, has members in more than 125 countries around the world. Included among its members are geologists, geophysicists, CEOs, managers, consultants, students and academicians.

Benefits of AAPG Membership

Members of AAPG are eligible for a variety of benefits. In addition to

  • discounts on publications, meetings and courses, members are eligible for:
  • group insurance programs, including life and disability insurance
  • monthly receipt of the AAPG Bulletin and the AAPG Explorer
  • online access to the AAPG Bulletin archive, AAPG Explorer and current
  • abstracts from meetings and lecture tours
  • discounts on books and other publications
  • many types of education forums from schools to videotapes to DVDs
  • services of the AAPG Foundation Energy Resources Library
  • AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid Program
  • registration savings on conferences and exhibitions
  • AAPG GeoCare Benefits Insurance Program
  • AAPG Career Center and Membership Registry

Membership Classifications

Member: Applicants for Member must have a bachelor’s degree in the geological sciences and a minimum of one year experience in the professional practice or teaching of geology.

Associate: Any person not qualified for any other class of membership who is a graduate of a college of acceptable standards whose employment is associated with geology may apply for election as an Associate. The Executive Committee may waive degree requirements — if in its judgment an applicant has adequate professional experience and has attained professional standing.

Student: Students majoring in geology or a related field at a college of acceptable academic standards are eligible to become student members.

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Non-Endorsement Policy
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) does not endorse or recommend any products and services that may be cited, used or discussed in AAPG publications or in presentations at events associated with AAPG.