A3PG 2016

International Conference

The 9th International Conference on Petroleum Geochemistry in The Africa – Asia Region will be held on 15 – 17 November 2016 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. The conference will feature oral and poster presentations.

Petroleum geochemistry plays important role in hydrocarbon exploration today. The aim of The Association of Afro – Asian Petroleum Geochemists (A3PG) is to develop strong connection between petroleum geochemist experts in Afro-Asia region to share their experience in using geochemistry approach to solve hydrocarbon exploration in the region.

Petroleum geochemists from Afro-Asian countries need to strengthen the cooperation, networking, and collaboration to deal with the exploration problems particularly in connection with the uncertainty of world oil price today. We should contribute to the association in dealing with hydrocarbon exploration issues. We believe that you have enthusiasm to join this conference.

Call For Papers

The Association of Afro – Asian Petroleum Geochemists invite you to submit your research work in the The 9th International Conference on Petroleum Geochemistry in The Africa – Asia Region.

The theme of A3PG 2016 Conference is “Unconventional approaches for unconventional and conventional hydrocarbon for E & P industry.” The participants are welcome to share their work on the following, but not limited to, sub-theme:

1. Petroleum system in volcanic province
2. Biogenic gas
3. Unconventional hydrocarbon
4. Source rock of delta, lacustrine, and marine environment
5. Oil and gas migration
6. Environmental geochemistry
7. Near surface geochemistry
8. Development in analytical technology
9. Maximizing the use of geochemistry data

Abstracts can now be submitted for oral and poster presentations. All abstracts should be submitted as Microsoft Word files (.doc or .docx) and they should be formatted using the guidelines given below.

- The official language is English, therefore all abstract must be written in English
- Abstract comprises maximum 250 words
- Line spacing: 1.5 lines, font size 11 pt times new romans
- Preferred presentation format: ORAL or POSTER presentation (please choose)
- Keyword not more than 6 words
- Preferred presentation format: ORAL or POSTER presentation (please choose)

Abstract submission encloses Author(s) name, affiliation(s), correspondence author and presenter names, and send it to:

1. Mr. Lambok P. Marpaung at lambok.parulian@chevron.com, and
2. Mr. Andi Mardianza: andi.mardianza@pertamina.com
3. a3pg2016@fitb.itb.ac.id

The abstract submission form can be download here

The extended abstract format form can be download here

Abstract submission extended to August 31, 2016
Abstract acceptance: September 15, 2016
Final extended abstract due: October 15, 2016
(camera ready, not more than 6 pages in length)


Hilton Hotel, Bandung

Hilton Hotel Bandung is five star international hotel which is located in the middle of town. It is pinpoint in strategic location, just 10 minutes from International Husein Sastranegara Airport (2.8 km) and 500 meter from Bandung Train Station. Not only good neighborhood, near from the Istana Plaza Shopping Centre within 0.72 km and Pasar Baru Trade Centre within 1 km, Hilton Hotel also situated near to some major local attraction in Bandung, such as creative industry, traditional culinary, scenery, and as well as cultural attraction.

Hilton Hotel Bandung has 186 guest rooms and suites, including Deluxe rooms, Executive rooms, Executive Plus rooms, King Presidential Suite, King Junior Suites, King Hilton Deluxe and Queen Hilton Deluxe. Rooms are designed with comfort and convenience in mind, providing a place to unwind or to catch up on work. Swim laps and take views of Tangkuban Prahu Mountains from tranquil rooftop swimming pool or workout in hotel’s stylish fitness centre or enjoy the Jiwa Spa will refresh the visitors. Room design, hotel features and wonderful leisure facilities will create a convenience and the perfect atmosphere for the guest and visitors.

Detailed information can be visited at Website Hilton Bandung Indonesia

Location :
Jl. HOS Tjokroaminoto No. 41-43, Bandung, 40116, West Java, Indonesia. Tel: +62-22-8606-6888 Fax: +62-22-8606-6999.


The Registration Fee

Early Bird (Prior July 31, 2016) After July 31, 2016
General (Industry/Academia) IDR 6,500,000 IDR 8,000,000
Student IDR 3,000,000 IDR 3,000,000

Method of Payment

The registration payment can be made by a bank transfer to the following account:
Bank Name : PT BANK MANDIRI (PERSERO) Tbk. CO, Bandung ITB, Indonesia
Swift Code : BMRIIDJA
Branch : ITB Bandung
Account Number : 130-00-1600060-9
Account Name : A3PG 2016

Please make sure that the transfer is in full amount and write the beneficiary’s information correctly. The registration form can be download here.

Please make confirmation after payment by sending copy of your transfer and registration form to :

  1. email : a3pg2016@fitb.itb.ac.id
  2. cc to : Eddy Subroto, Mr. (Organizing Committee) via email subroto@gc.itb.ac.id
  3. and cc to Yunita Trivianty (Ms.), nitamusu@gmail.com.


AAAPG Organization

  • Prof. Shuichang Zhang (Chairman of AAAPG, Petrochina, China)
  • Mr. Zhenxi Li (Secretary General, Petrochina, China)
  • Dr. Yuanyuan He (Secretary, Petrochina, China)

Committee of the A3PG 2016

  • Eddy A. Subroto (Chairman, ITB, Indonesia)
  • Didi Melkybudiantoro (Vice Chairman, Pertamina, Indonesia)
  • Andang Bachtiar (Secretary, National Energy Council, Indonesia)
  • Edi W. Jatmiko (Vice Secretary, BSI Lab., Indonesia)
  • Yunita Trivianty (Treasurer, Lemigas, Indonesia)
  • Ario Wicaksono (Vice Treasurer, Lemigas, Indonesia)

Scientific Committee

  • Ping’an Peng (Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, China)
  • Simon George (Macquarie University, Australia)
  • Lambok P. Marpaung (Chevron, Indonesia)
  • Lindy Rotinsulu (Pertamina, Indonesia)
  • Andi Mardianza (Pertamina, Indonesia)

Committee members

  • Anggun Pribadi Armia (Pertamina, Indonesia)
  • Bayu Hary (GDA, Indonesia)
  • Budi Hamid (Intertek, Indonesia)
  • Dardji Noeradi (ITB, Indonesia)
  • David V. Mamengko (Papua University, Indonesia)
  • Elly Guritno (Ophir Energy, Indonesia)
  • Fatrial Bahesti (Pertamina, Indonesia)
  • Gesit Mutiarta (GDA, Indonesia)
  • Gita Septianti Srikandi (Pertamina, Indonesia)
  • Heru Setyadi (SKKMIGAS, Indonesia)
  • Mohammad Syaiful (Pakuan University, Indonesia)
  • Propa Gendhy (GDA, Indonesia)
  • Prihatin Setyobudi (GDA, Indonesia)
  • Purnama Suandhi (GDA, Indonesia)
  • Sani Gunawan (Geoservices, Indonesia)
  • Srikanti I. Qivayanti (Chevron, Indonesia)
  • Thomas Cafreza Atarita (Pertamina, Indonesia)
  • Tidar Nugroho (Geoservices, Indonesia)
  • Very Susanto (ITB, Indonesia)
  • Yarra Sutadiwiria (SKKMIGAS, Indonesia)