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Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Special Interest Groups (SIG) are focused on fostering engagement of AAPG members on areas of common non-technical interest. SIGs are free to join for all AAPG members and non-member alike.

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Special Interest Group

The mission of AAPG Women's Network is to increase participation and advancement of women in Earth sciences and the Energy Industry, with an emphasis on education, outreach, support, leadership development, and ultimately retention. AAPG Women's Network will interact with women in Earth Science, their male peers and employers, educational institutions, and professional societies to accomplish this mission.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Special Interest Group

The purpose of the Committee is to preserve and promote the history and heritage of the evolution of geological concepts and technology used in the search for oil and gas worldwide, and the men and women who are responsible for this evolution. The committee endeavors to do this by: Facilitating presentations and posters at AAPG conferences. Soliciting and editing papers for publication in the AAPG Explorer and other publications. Facilitating the knowledge of and access to existing key publications. Building and fostering relationships with other key organizations, such as museums and societies, with a common vision. Posting information on our AAPG webpage to facilitate a greater knowledge and appreciation of our history and heritage. Coordinating and participating in the construction of special exhibits. Honoring mem and women who have made pioneering contributions to the concepts and technology of our profession. The goals of the committee are: For AAPG membership to gain a better appreciation of our personal, technical, and institutional heritage in order to have higher collective pride and self-esteem. For AAPG Members to better find petroleum in the future by having a better appreciation of how it has been found in the past. To strengthen the AAPG by attracting students and retaining young professionals by instilling in them a better appreciation of our history and heritage. To give other sectors of our industry and society in general a better understanding of the realities and challenges of exploring for petroleum.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Special Interest Group

Develop professional comradery within and outside of AAPG through music. Chaired by Rick Fritz.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Special Interest Group

STEMulating Diversity and Inclusion

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Special Interest Group

The function of the Visiting Geoscientist Program SIG is to provide college and university students worldwide a balanced picture of geosciences in the petroleum, energy minerals, and environmental industries; provide information about careers in the geosciences; present a positive image of a geoscience professional; and encourage geoscience career options for young scientists of high caliber. These goals will be achieved through direct student contact during college and university visits by active geoscientists. To maintain active status as a VG, each committee member must complete at least one visit per fiscal year. This program is funded through the generosity of the Visiting Geoscientists, their companies, the AAPG Foundation and AAPG.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Special Interest Group

The SIG provides a series of unique services to AAPG young professional members with the goals of retaining and increasing our current young professional membership and promoting interaction and communication between AAPG student and young professional members. The SIG is open to all who believe and support the mission of the Young Professionals.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

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