plans, new strategies and a new sense of urgency are the driving forces
for the next APPEX London — an expo that promises to be a "must" for
the AAPG Prospect and Property Expo, and the next international APPEX
will be March 2-4 at London's Paragon Hotel (at West Brompton).
For the past
two years, AAPG has worked to refine the London presentation of the
increasingly popular program. Working within the Institute of Petroleum's
IP Week program, AAPG has sought to discover what members wish to see
in a prospect and property exhibition.
APPEX London committee is working hard to dramatically recast the event's
format and vision.
will be a larger, more global marketplace for the exchange of oil and
gas prospects and producing properties, held within a comfortable business
atmosphere, making the most of attendee and exhibitor opportunities.
with the expo, there will be three days of "The Upstream Business Conference":
first day is dedicated to Europe and the North Sea. Special emphasis
will be on the new promote license prospects (see related story, page
16) and ideas in the UK, along with new projects and perspectives
important to the industry in Europe.
two and three will see the IHS-sponsored Global Perspectives Forum
with current activities and future programs reviewed worldwide. Regional
discussions will focus on the Middle East, Russia, the Caspian, Asia,
Latin America and Africa (both Saharan and Sub-Saharan).
is being added and refined involving industry leaders in exploration.
As a member
in either AAPG or an endorsing organization (the Institute of Petroleum,
The Geological Society of London and the International Association of
Oil & Gas Producers), you will benefit from discounted registration
and/or booth fees.
program, member registration and exhibition registration will be available
shortly from AAPG's and endorsing organizations' Web sites.
the World …
Being a member
of AAPG anywhere in the world means staying in touch with your representatives
and taking advantage of the numerous opportunities to enhance your career
and serve your profession.
Here is a list
of the six AAPG International Region presidents. Contact the president
in your region to find out how you too can become more active in your
Adekunle A. Adesida
Adviser, Ventures Representation, Shell Petroleum Development Co. Nigeria,
21/22 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria; telephone — 234 1 26011600; fax — 234
1 2636681; cell — 0803 446 5315.
John G. Kaldi
Head of school,
Australian School of Petroleum, Santos Petroleum Engineering Bldg.,
University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 5005, Australia; telephone — 61 8
8303 4291 (direct)/61 8 8303 4299 (general)/0418 801896 (mobile); fax
— 61 8 8303 4345.
Atlantic Canada/Greenland, International New Ventures Exploration Business
Unit, EnCana Corp., 150 9th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2S5, Canada; telephone
— 1 403 645-2533; fax — 1 403 645-2453.
Team Leader, Talisman Norge, Stavanger, Norway; telephone — 47 5201
4320/ 47 934 82 242 (mobile)/47 5164 5066 (home); e-mail — [email protected]
or [email protected]
Marcio Rocha Mello
Analytical Solutions S.A., Rua Professor Saldanha 115, Rio de Janeiro
22461 220, Brazil; telephone — 55 21 2579 1105; fax — 55 21 2539 4353;
e-mail — [email protected]
Abdulla A. Al-Naim
Box 835, Dhahran 31311, Saudi Arabia; telephone — 966 3 874-7257; fax
— 966 3 873-8095.