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 approximately 36,000 members in 126 countries, AAPG provides publications, conferences, and educational opportunities to geoscientists and disseminates the most current geological information available to the general public.
EAGE is a multi-disciplinary association for geoscientists and engineers with a worldwide membership. Founded in 1951, it promotes the development and application, innovation, technical progress in geosciences and engineering. It provides a global network of commercial and academic professionals. EAGE operates two divisions: the Oil & Gas Geoscience Division and the Near Surface Geoscience Division. EAGE has more than 19,000 members worldwide representing over 100 countries. All members of EAGE are professionally involved in (or studying) geophysics, petroleum exploration, geology, reservoir engineering, mining and mineral exploration, civil engineering, tunneling and environmental matters.
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) is a global not-for-profit organization with a mission of connecting the world of applied geophysics. Founded in 1930, SEG provides information, tools, and resources vital to advancing the science of exploration geophysics, fostering common scientific interests, supporting humanitarian efforts, and accelerating geophysical innovation. Inspiring the geophysicists of today and tomorrow, SEG’s long-standing tradition of excellence in education, professional development, new business generation, and engagement cultivates a unique community platform that encourages collaboration and thought leadership for the advancement of geophysical science around the world. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and with regional offices in Dubai, UAE; Beijing, China; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Tulsa, OK; SEG is a global society dedicated to enhancing the present and future of applied geophysics.