The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) 2009 Annual Convention & Exhibition .(ACE) brought together more than 7,200 oil and gas professionals from 60 countries for a world-class event under the theme, A Passion For The West Lives On: Are You In?
Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Association of Petroleum Geologists, the conference featured more than 1,000 oral and poster presentations over three days, in addition to field trips and short courses spanning a week. More than 260 exhibitors were on hand to demonstrate the latest technologies and services available to the E&P industry.
The event kicked off with the sounds of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir singing at the Opening Ceremony, where the “We Are AAPG” video was unveiled and the audience was treated to a sneak peek of Rio, destination for the 2009 International Conference & Exhibition.
All-Convention Luncheon speaker T. Boone Pickens spoke to a record luncheon audience of 1,200+ about the future of energy. He also answered questions that had been submitted online.
The AAPG 2010 Annual Convention & Exhibition will be 11-14 April in New Orleans