Recent Advances in Petroleum Geochemistry for the Petroleum Exploration & Development
The 11th International Conference on Petroleum Geochemistry and Exploration in the Afro-Asian Region (AAAPG2021) is an international forum where the latest research and technological advances related to petroleum geochemistry and exploration in the Afro-Asian region are presented and exchanged. This is the 11th meeting of the AAAPG series which started in 1985 to unite experts in petroleum geochemistry across the Afro-Asian region, working on various geological and geochemical issues. The objective of the AAAPG2021, which is to be held in Virtual from India, on 22-23 December 2021, is to promote international and interdisciplinary exchange of information, to foster co-operation among researchers in academia, research institutes and industry, and to stimulate growth and advances in the field of petroleum geochemistry across the Afro-Asian region.
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  • Fossil fuel resources of Afro-Asian region & exploration priorities
  • Geochemistry of source rocks, petroleum accumulation and alteration
  • Oil and gas generation and migration
  • Biomarker and isotopic geochemistry
  • Novel geochemical technologies and basin modelling
  • Geochemistry and petrophysics of unconventional oil & gas
  • Environmental geochemistry and bio-geochemistry
  • International perspectives and alternative energy sources
Afro-Asian Association of Petroleum Geochemists (AAAPG), India

The Energy And Environment Foundation, India

Important Dates

August 16, 2021 : Registration and Abstract Submission open
October 30, 2021 : Abstract Submission deadline
November 16, 2021 : Abstract Acceptance Notification
December 22-23, 2021 : Conference Sessions (2 days)


All participants are invited to submit an abstract of one page in length. Official language is English. Abstracts must be in word/pdf format through the standard abstract format with at most one figure or table, and shall be sent in electronic form no later than October 30, 2021.

Abstracts shall be submitted through the Email:


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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is a global energy holding company, engaged in the oil exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. Its segments include Exploration & Production (E&P), and Refining. ONGC's on-going upstream exploratory efforts are an important segment of its core E&P Business in India with the responsibility of finding and accreting oil and gas reserves. It has three facets of hydrocarbon exploration activities viz. Deep Water, Shallow Water, and Onshore exploration activities.