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Maturing Sustainable Solutions to, Explore, Develop and Produce Oil and Gas Across the Guyana Suriname Basin

Thursday, 30 November – Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  |  Paramaribo, Suriname

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The AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region and the SPE Suriname Section invite you to join us for Maturing Sustainable Solutions to, Explore, Develop and Produce Oil and Gas Across the Guyana Suriname Basin, an in-person workshop designed to facilitate learning, sharing, and open discussion among all attendees.

The two-day workshop features a series of technical presentations, panels, roundtable discussions and networking opportunities with industry leaders, government representatives and technical experts.

The event is perfect for geologists, geophysicists, engineers, managers, and business development professionals who are interested in learning first-hand about recent activity and exploration opportunities in one of the world’s most prolific basins.


Guyana-Suriname 2023 includes a series of keynote talks, technical presentations, roundtable discussions and panel sessions. Check back for session themes.

The call for abstracts opens in January 2023.

Maturing Sustainable Solutions to, Explore, Develop and Produce Oil and Gas Across the Guyana Suriname Basin
Paramaribo, Suriname

Recent Activity and Exploration Opportunities in the Guyana-Suriname Basin will be held in-person only in Paramaribo, Suriname in November 2023.

Check back for information about the event venue and hotel reservations.

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02 November, 3022
Professional Fee
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02 November, 3022
AAPG/SPE Member* Fee
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02 November, 3022
Program Presenter Fee
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One Day Only Fee
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University Faculty* Fee
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02 November, 3022
AAPG/SPE Emeritus Member Fee
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Student Non-Member Fee
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02 November, 3022
Student Member* Fee


Registration fee includes workshop materials, coffee breaks and lunch both workshop days and a networking reception held the day before the event.

*Member rate applies to AAPG and SPE members who have paid their dues for the current fiscal year. University Faculty rates apply to individuals currently on staff at an academic institution. Registrants who select these rates may be asked to verify their membership or employment status.


AAPG’s Latin America and Caribbean Region and the SPE Suriname Section invites you to support Guyana-Suriname 2023, a multidisciplinary event bringing leading scientists and industry practitioners together 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 university students and speakers who need financial assistance to attend the workshop.

Sponsoring companies receive one complimentary event registration for every $US 5000 contributed.

Sponsorship Pricing Tables

For more information about the sponsorship benefits and recognition, please download the Sponsorship Commitment Form.

Sponsors will be recognized at the level corresponding to the total dollar amount spent on general and exclusive sponsorships.

Please complete and return the Sponsorship Commitment form to confirm your support.

Contact [email protected] for questions or additional information.

Patrick Loys Brunings Patrick Brunings General Co-Chair SPE Suriname President, Staatsolie Company Suriname N.V., Suriname
Matthew Romney Chandler Matthew Chandler General Co-Chair Guyana & Suriname Exploration Manager, ExxonMobil, USA
Victor H. Vega Victor Vega Organizing Committee AAPG LACR Corporate Advisor, Frontera Energy, USA
Clyde Purcy Griffith Clyde Griffith Organizing Committee G&G Specialist, AAPG Delegate - Suriname, Suriname
Emily Smith Llinás AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region Director
Diana Ruiz Vásquez AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region Events Manager
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