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American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Student Chapter

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
TAMU AAPG Student Chapter
Purpose:
The purpose of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Student Chapter is to provide professional development/career opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students studying the petroleum geosciences and related disciplines and provide a forum for notifying students of the goings-on and events of the greater AAPG organization (and related organization activity including but not limited to: publications, meeting dates, field trip/course and short course promotions, scholarship opportunities) at the local, regional, national and international levels. This chapter is also used as a tool by which university faculty and organization members can design, plan and execute industry-sponsored field trips, tech talks, seminars, workshops and short courses locally (and regionally) for students and faculty interested in learning about the petroleum geosciences (and related disciplines) as they relate to local to worldwide impacts on the developments and innovations of the geosciences, global economics (futures, commodities, etc.), geopolitics (international availability and production of oils, gas, NGLs, and other petroleum-related commodities), government policy (local, state, national) and the environment (local, state, national).
Year Founded:
2009
Membership Dues:
No dues
Admits Members:
All year
Meeting Locations:
HALB Breezeway

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Brenden Britt
Public Contact E-mail Address:
tamu.aapg@gmail.com
Public Contact Phone Number:
+1 (509) 885-6310

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://www.tamuaapg.com/
Organization E-mail Address:
tamu.aapg@gmail.com

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
College of Geosciences
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per year
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never