Program Set for Historic GEO India
AAPG will make major inroads into a new region in September as a co-organizer of a major, historic conference set in Greater Noida, New Delhi, India.
GEO India 2008, a new event set in a country that is at the center of global energy headlines, will be held Sept. 17-19 at the newly constructed Expo XXI.
This inaugural GEO India event, following the successful model set by the GEO Bahrain conferences, will feature a large exhibits hall and an extensive technical program built around the theme, “Investing in Geoscience to Secure the Future.”
AAPG is a co-organizer with the Association of Petroleum Geologists-India (APG), the Society of Petroleum Geophysicists-India and the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts-India.
“GEO India will expand upon the highly successful APG conferences and exhibitions run since 2002,” said D.K. Pande, director of exploration for the Oil and Natural Gas Corp. in India and chairman of the event’s Executive Committee.
“With a highly technical conference program, workshops, field trips and an exhibition of international significance, we expect the event to help ensure that oil and gas professionals in India and throughout South Asia remain at the forefront of the latest developments in our industry,” he added.
The large program will cover the region’s geology, exploration activities, technology and public policies, include sessions on:
- Petroleum Systems and Basin Analysis.
- Deep Water Slopes and Basin Systems.
- Structural Entrapment and Hydrocarbon Plays.
- Sediment Logical Processes and Stratigraphic Models.
- Reservoir Modeling and Characterization.
- New and Expanded Plays in Indian Subcontinents and Global Basins.
- Alternate Energy Developments in the 21st Century.
- New Technology Leveraging in E&P Business.
- Frontier Exploration Areas in the Indian Subcontinent.
- E&P Business and Regulatory Policy in India.
- Hydrocarbon From Shale and Coal.
- Geospatial Technology and Astrogeology.
- Student Presentations.
Registration and details are available online at www.geo-india.com. Registering before August 21 can provide savings of up to $125.