The Leeds AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Student Chapter is part of the world’s largest professional geological society. The chapter began two years ago and is now the second largest UK chapter (following Aberdeen) which is continuing to grow and develop.
Founded in 1917, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists is currently the world's largest professional geological society. The membership of AAPG includes geologists, geophysicists, CEOs, managers, consultants, students and academicians. The purpose of the organization is to foster scientific research, advance the science of geology, promote technology and inspire high professional conduct.
The student chapter here at Leeds are creating link between the petroleum industry and research and the students. We run a series of seminars through the academic year from a verity of research areas and industry as well as visits to local companies and fieldtrips.
We collect your email address when you become a member of AAPG in order for us to send you a newsletter update.
These newsletters contain all of the important information to keep you up to date with the student chapter here at Leeds and inform you of any other interesting information we here and think you will be interested in!
E.g. other talks/seminars/career days/internships/training opportunities/master courses/Phd’s and funding opportunities.
Great news! Our membership is FREE
Simply fill in a membership form and we will send it to AAPG headquarters in America for you! Although you will instantly become a member it may take several weeks for your membership number to arrive in the post so please be patient!
During fresher's week-
Our committee members will be at all of your important introduction meetings to answer any questions you have about the chapter and enable you to fill in a free membership form (we will collect it and send it for you). Just look out for us in our bright red AAPG t-shirts!
Any other time-
You can pick up a membership form from the Undergraduate office (located above the years 1-3 pigeon holes), simply fill in your details and pop it into the box.
If you do not wish to leave your form in the box please hand it into the Undergraduate office who will pass it on to us for you.
Please complete this survey to become a member of the AAPG student chapter.