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Meet the Committee

Meet the PG Group Committee

Find details on our Committee members.

Past Meeting Resources

Past Meeting Resources

Find all our past meeting resources here.

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Upcoming events

Find out more about our first event of 2019, Hydrocarbons in Space and Time

Petroleum Group

Petroleum Group
   At the forefront of petroleum geoscience...

 

The Petroleum Group is the Geological Society’s specialist group dedicated to petroleum exploration and production.

The Petroleum Group’s mandate is to advance the study and understanding of petroleum geoscience and to represent the Society with respect to petroleum exploration matters. Primarily this is achieved through a series of regular conferences, workshops and publications at the cutting edge of the science, supported by the oil exploration industry and the Society.  The Group typically runs five or six events in a year.

The group is run by a committee drawing on participants from industry and academia. The committee also organises an Annual Dinner and makes several awards including the Petroleum Group Medal and Young Petroleum Geoscientist Award. On a less frequent basis, the committee is central to organisation of the Petroleum Geology Conferences, which have been held every five or six years since 1974. The eighth of these was held in 2015.

The Petroleum Group is key part of the activities of the Society, with more than 2,500 Fellows being members of the Group. The Group’s events generate important revenue for the Society.

Fundamentally, the Petroleum Group aims to encourage the sharing and dissemination of information at the leading edge of petroleum geoscience.

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Join

Fellows and Candidate Fellows of the Geological Society are welcome to join the Petroleum Group. Please email Sarah Woodcock if you wish to join.

To receive information about Society and Petroleum Group activities please indicate this in your email.

If you are not a Fellow of the Society, you are nonetheless welcome to attend Petroleum Group conferences. However, Geological Society Fellows can usually book at preferential rates and it may therefore be beneficial to join the Society.

Awards

2020 award nominations are now open. For more information check out our awards page or contact Sarah Woodcock.

Events

If you would like to propose a conference to the Petroleum Group Committee, please complete and return the meeting proposal form to Sarah Woodcock. Ideally proposals should be received at least 12 months prior to the proposed meeting date.

The Petroleum Group is able to offer a discount on conference registration fees for unemployed members. Please contact Sarah Woodcock for further information.

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POSTPONED - New learning from exploration and development in the UKCS Atlantic Margin

20 - 22 May 2020

Venue: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

  • Conference
  • Field Trip
  • Specialist Group

POSTPONED - Core Values: the Role of Core in 21st Century Reservoir Characterisation

26 - 28 May 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Specialist Group

POSTPONED - Memoir 52 launch conference: UK oil and gas fields 50th anniversary commemorative memoir

01 June 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, London and Shell, Aberdeen

  • Conference
  • Specialist Group

Basin and Petroleum Systems Modelling: Best Practices, Challenges and New Techniques

16 - 18 September 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference
  • Specialist Group

Oceanic Gateways: Modern and Ancient Analogs and their Conceptual and Economic Implications

28 - 30 September 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference
  • Specialist Group

William Smith Meeting 2020: Geological mapping - of our world and others

06 - 08 October 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference

Petroleum Group: Development and Production Geology of Carbonate Reservoirs

28 - 29 October 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference
  • Field Trip
  • Specialist Group

Operations geology in 2020 and beyond: traditional and modern approaches

04 - 05 November 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference
  • Social Event
  • Specialist Group

NEW DATE - Memoir 52 launch conference: UK oil and gas fields 50th anniversary commemorative memoir

30 November 2020

Venue: The Geological Society, London and Shell, Aberdeen

  • Conference
  • Specialist Group

NEW DATE - Core Values: the Role of Core in 21st Century Reservoir Characterisation

05 - 07 May 2021

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Specialist Group
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