Office of Divisions
Division of Professional Affairs was established in 1968 and seeks to:
- promote professionalism and ethical standards
- provide a means for professional certification of petroleum geologists, coal geologists, and petroleum geophysicists
- assist in career planning
- improve the professional well-being of AAPG members
This division of AAPG was established in 1977 and is dedicated to:
- addressing the special concerns of energy geologists working with unconventional and alternative energy resources,
- providing access to technical information on the latest developments in these resources,
- assisting AAPG in providing training opportunities in local, regional, national, and now international meetings, seminars, short courses, and conferences, and
- providing the general public and non-members of AAPG with information regarding unconventional and alternative energy resources and their exploration and development.
EMD membership is additional and not automatic with membership in AAPG. Complete an EMD membership form.
- EMD Membership
- EMD Student Membership
Established in 1992, Division of Environmental Geosciences is concerned with increasing awareness of energy geologists of the environment during the exploration and development of conventional, unconventional, and alternative energy resources, and with providing AAPG with a geoscientific voice in the public arena regarding such matters.
Among its objectives are:
- educating members about important environmental issues involved in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas ranging from conventional, unconventional to the alternative energy resources,
- supporting and encouraging research on the effects of exploration and production on the environment
- communicating scientific information to concerned governmental agencies
DEG membership is additional and not automatic with membership in AAPG. Download a membership form from DEG's Web site.
- DEG Membership: $25.00
- (includes DEG’s Journal: Environmental Geosciences)
- DEG Student Membership: $0.00
- (includes DEG's Journal: Environmental Geosciences ONLINE ACCESS ONLY)