28th Annual Convention and Seminar on Exploration Geophysics

Association of Exploration Geophysicists organized its 28th Annual Convention and Seminar on Exploration Geophysics during 17-20 September, 2003 at Swosti Plaza, Bhubaneswar, India. The Special theme of this seminar was Airborne Geophysics. The seminar was sponsored by Oil India Limited, Compagnie Generale de Geophysique, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., De Beers, Enron Oil and Gas India Limited, GAIL, Reliance, Cairn Energy, and Schlumberger, Scintrex. Various national organizations, Government and Private, engaged in geoscientific activities in India cosponsored the event. This seminar is of immense value to professional geoscientists, industrial planners, investors, engineering geologists and research scholars of geosciences. The delegates at the seminar shared a comprehensive review of the geological, geophysical, engineering and educational challenges. A number of renowned geoscientists from India and abroad presented state of art practices in geosciences. This was a unique opportunity to enjoy a broad cross-section of geology, geophysics and related technology in the technical sessions, poster sessions, exhibition and field trips.


Geophysical Exploration for hydrocarbons

Geophysical Exploration for minerals including coal and atomic minerals

Geophysical exploration for groundwater, engineering &

environmental studies

Geophysical data processing, interpretation & modelling

Integration of geosciences

Geodynamics and Seismology

Future Trends and Technologies


An exhibition of geophysical and allied instruments and state of art software was organised during the seminar. The exhibition enables delegates to gain a comprehensive overview of the products and services available as well as an opportunity to discuss the latest developments with representatives from the major companies serving the needs of the exploration industry. Exhibits will span all sectors of the exploration industry, from minerals and petroleum to engineering and the environment. A wide range of publications of AEG and other institutions were also exhibited. The Unit space available for the exhibitor is 9' x 9' and the cost of the unit is Rs. 40,000/- (US$ 1000 for foreign exhibitors). Further details can be obtained from the AEG Secretariat.

Glimpses of the Seminar