A Geosciences Technology Workshop hosted by AAPG and the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (ACGGP)

Optimizing Geoscience and Engineering to Explore and Produce in a Low-Price Environment

17-18 May 2017
Bogota, Colombia

Low energy prices across the globe have required companies of all sizes to cut costs and improve efficiencies throughout the exploration and production cycle.

Now more than ever, energy professionals depend on innovation and new technology to help them do their jobs effectively.

“Exploration and Production Challenges and Opportunities in a Low-Price Environment,” a Geoscience Technology Workshop hosted by AAPG and the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (ACGGP) provides solid science and effective strategies to help professionals survive and thrive in the current industry downturn.

AAPG and ACGGP invite you to participate in this interactive, multidisciplinary workshop featuring presentations and discussions exploring opportunities to make wells cheaper and more efficient, to maximize existing data and acquire data, as well as to reduce risk and operational expenditures.

The 2-day event is perfect for geologists, geophysicists, engineers, managers and business development professionals who are interested in learning how to leverage innovation and maximize resources during challenging economic times.

Optimizing Geoscience and Engineering to Explore and Produce in a Low-Price Environment Call for Posters Ends on 24 February, 2017

Optimizing Geoscience and Engineering to Explore and Produce in a Low-Price Environment, a Geosciences Technology workshop hosted by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (ACGGP)

GTW Colombia features two days of expert presentations and roundtable discussions focused on the following themes:

  • Operating cheaper, more efficient wells
  • Focusing on near field exploration and bypassed pays
  • Maximizing Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • De-risking wells in a pre-drill phase

Check back for additional program information and presentation titles.

The AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region invites your company to be a part of GTW Guyana 2017, a specialized workshop bringing leading scientists and industry practitioners to share best practices, exchange ideas and explore opportunities for future collaboration.

Sponsorship provides your company with high visibility among the industry, government, and academic specialists attending the event, as well as to a global audience on the Internet. All monies contributed will be used to offset conference expenses and to provide support to students, young professionals and speakers who need financial assistance in order to attend the workshop.

Receive a complimentary workshop registration for every $5000 USD spent on sponsorship.

Download the Sponsorship Menu to find opportunities to support the workshop.

Bogota, Colombia - NH Collection Teleport Royal
Calle 113 #7-65
+57 1 657 87 87
Bogota, Colombia - NH Collection Teleport Royal Bogota, Colombia - NH Collection Teleport Royal 37292

GTW Colombia will be held at the NH Collection Bogotá Teleport Royal, located at the heart of the Bogotá’s business district, with a view of one of the city’s most elegant residential areas. This newly renovated hotel blends cutting-edge contemporary style with timeless tradition.

The hotel is located within walking distance of the historic town Usaquén, whose quaint restaurants, bars, art galleries and crafts make it a favorite with locals and visitors alike.

About Bogotá

Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, is the capital and largest city of Colombia. It is the political, economic, administrative, industrial, artistic, cultural and sports center of the country.

Bogotá stands out for its economic strength and associated financial maturity, its attractiveness to global companies and the quality of human capital; it is the largest business platform of Colombia where most high-impact ventures occur. The capital hosts the main market of Colombia and the Andean natural region, and the leading destination for new projects of foreign direct investment coming into Latin America and Colombia.

The airport of the city, El Dorado International Airport, named after the mythical El Dorado, has the largest volume of cargo transported in Latin America, and is third in number of passengers.

$795 US
$795 US
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18 May, 2017
Registration Fee
$695 US
$695 US
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03 May, 2017
Early Bird Fee

Fee includes a USB drive with workshop materials and two coffee breaks both days of the workshop, as well as access to sanitized presentations (with company approval).


Victor H. Vega Victor H. Vega General Co-Chair AAPG LACR President Shell Americas
German A. Rodriguez German A. Rodriguez General Co-Chair CEPSA
Max Antonio Torres Max Antonio Torres Honorary Chair Ecopetrol
Julio César Garzón Julio César Garzón Convenor Interoil
Miguel Ramirez Miguel Ramirez Convenor Avanti Energy
Victor O. Ramirez Victor O. Ramirez Convenor Ecopetrol
Administrative Director, ACGGP +571.255.8777
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Programs Manager, AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region +1.281.886.8525 (USA), +571.551.1182 (Colombia)
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