AAPG, an international geological organization, has offices in
London, Dubai, Singapore, Bogotá, Lagos and Washington, DC. Included
among its membership are geologists, geophysicists, CEOs, managers,
consultants, students, and professors.
45% of AAPG membership holds a title of manager or above.
AAPG membership includes over 8,000 students.
39% of AAPG membership lives outside the United States
For 43% of the membership, exploration is the primary
concentration. Another 18% have their primary concentration in
AAPG has nearly 100 Affiliated Societies spanning the globe.
Also, there are eleven national or international organizations which
hold associated status with AAPG.
Advance the science of geology, especially as it relates to
petroleum, natural gas, other subsurface fluids, and mineral resources.
To promote the technology of exploring for, finding, and
producing these materials in an economically and environmentally sound
To foster the spirit of scientific research throughout its membership.
To disseminate information relating to the geology and the
associated technology of petroleum, natural gas, other subsurface
fluids, and mineral resources.
To inspire and maintain a high standard of professional conduct on the part of its members.
To provide the public with means to recognize adequately trained and professionally responsible geologists.
To advance the professional well-being of its members.