News and announcements from the Lagos office of the AAPG Africa Region, brought to you by Delia Kuye and friends.

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The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists has just concluded their 35th Annual International Conference and Exhibition held in Lagos from the 19th to the 23rd of November. The meeting was a resounding success with over 1500 participants and over 150 technical oral and poster presentations.

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AAPG Geotechnical Workshop, GTW investigating the Paleozoic hydrocarbon potential of North Africa was successfully held in the beautiful city of Marrakech, Morocco.

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The Cape Town International Convention Center will play host to the 24th Annual Africa Oil Week, 23‌-‌27 October 2017. Don’t miss your opportunity to hear content-rich senior-level executive insight from ministers, CEOs, and NOC heads from across the continent.

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This exciting geosciences technology workshop is only six weeks away. Don't miss out, register today!

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VGP lectures were conducted by Victor Ogunmola (ExxonMobil, Houston) to three universities in Nigeria in early August 2017.

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The annual orientation program for the new intakes of Geology Department of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria was held on Saturday, 22nd July 2017.

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The Port Harcourt version of the Social Hangout for YPs was held at SHELL’s Staff Club on 29th May 2017. This was the perfect timing for a day of Fun, learning and networking. A team of Senior Professionals were present to speak on the Topic “Effective networking a tool for professional development”. YPs got the chance to ask questions and interact one on one with the senior professionals. 68 YPs attended this year’s event.

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On 12th June 2017 under the umbrella of the AAPG VGP program, Edith was able to deliver a lecture at the University of Johannesburg.

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The 2017 AAPG GTW workshop on Unconventional hydrocarbons successfully kicked-off on 20th June at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.

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The oil and gas industry encourages work–life balance amongst its professionals, hence the Young Professionals (YP) of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) and the African Region of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) led by Austin Mgbemere and Demola Lanisa respectively, had a Social Hangout at the Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos on 18th March, 2017.

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Delia A. Kuye
Delia Kuye Program Manager, AAPG Africa Region +23408094704599
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