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The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), founded in 1917, has been a pillar of the world-wide scientific community. The original purpose of AAPG, to foster scientific research, to advance the science of geology, to promote technology, and to inspire high professional conduct, still guides the Association today. Currently the world’s largest professional geological society with over 35,000 members, AAPG provides publications, conferences, and educational opportunities to geoscientists and disseminates the most current geological information available to the general public. For more information visit the AAPG website


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The European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) is a professional society with a worldwide membership of around 16,000 members providing a global network of commercial and academic professionals. The association is truly multi-disciplinary and international in form and pursuits. The objective is to promote the development and application of geosciences and related engineering subjects and this is achieved through publications, conferences, workshops, education programmes, student programmes and exhibitions. EAGE has offices in Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. For more information visit the EAGE website at


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The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) is the world’s leading geosciences society with more than 33,000 members in 138 countries across the globe. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists provides its members with the resources and tools they need for a successful professional career, and serves the geosciences community with timely events, helpful information and networking. Together, we transform our passion into advancing geophysics today and inspiring geoscientists for tomorrow. For more information visit the SEG website at


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The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose members are engaged in energy resources development and production. SPE serves more than 104,000 members in 123 countries worldwide. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, events, training courses, and online resources at