AAPG short courses offer a wealth of information in a short period of time. They are an effective and efficient way to learn about the industry. With so many to choose from, there’s something for everyone.

Short Course
Virtual Short Course
Tuesday, 18 May Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Hydrocarbons have been discovered in basement reservoirs with good production around the world over the past decades. The potential of fractured basement reservoirs is still significant, but often overlooked by explorers. This short course aims to address the major needs in fracture evaluation of basement reservoirs in the different phases of a field’s life.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Short Course
Virtual Short Course
Tuesday, 29 June Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

This course covers a unique step-by-step methodology that covers the most important factors to consider when tackling conventional or unconventional carbonate plays. After each step, participants will get to work on real subsurface data from basins across the globe. Consider this course as the “top 10 things an oil finder must know about carbonates.”

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Short Course
Virtual Short Course
Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization by learning to lead with emotional intelligence (EI). Gain insights into yourself and increase your effectiveness by closing the gap of how others see you and how you see yourself. Increase social awareness, flexibility, social responsibility, interpersonal relationships, and decision making. EI is proven to cultivate proficiencies in motivating, inspiring, and influencing your team and colleagues. This program combines proven strategies with the practical application of the theory in a workshop-like setting.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Short Course
Virtual Short Course
Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Implementing the growth mindset can change everything. Understand how the brain is wired, how our mindset is developed over time, and how to change it. Learn the basics of brain mechanics, how to overcome obstacles, and rewire biases. Discussion will include the mechanics of thought and behavior. We will take time to mindfully create a new mindset to drive new behaviors, responses, and results. Stretch yourself and watch new opportunities unfold in front of you. The course is based on empirical evidence from neuroscientists in the science of possibility.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Short Course
Virtual Short Course
Monday, 13 September 2021, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

This course provides a 40-year paleogeographic synthesis of the Caribbean, northern South America (Colombia to Suriname), southern Mexico, Central America, and the Antilles, highlighting principles, opportunities and risks used to construct a regional hydrocarbon exploration framework.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

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