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APG FIELD EXPEDITION & WORKSHOP IN JAISALMER, RAJASTHAN

Association of Petroleum Geologists, India organised Field Expedition & Workshops in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan From 10th to 16th January 2010. 26 Geoscientists from different Oil Companies viz. Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd,Essar Oil Ltd, Cairn Energy India Pvt Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Participated in the workshop.

The workshop was conducted by experienced Faculty members Shri. H.Upadhyay, General Manager (Geology) ,ONGC and Bhawanisingh G. Desai, Assistant Professor, Institute of Petroleum Technology, Gandhinagar and coordinated by Dr. R.K.Saxena and Shri. Manish Shukla, Executive Members of APG.

The picturesque moments of the field are presented below:
 


Group Photograph of the participants during the first day of the commencement of the APG Jaisalmer Field Expedition and Workshop

Sh. H.Upadhyay,GM(Geol.) & Dr.Bhawani Singh Desai, Faculty members presenting overview of the expedition on the opening day of the workshop

Sh.Manish Shukla, Coordinator for APG Jaisalmer Expedition explaining the objectives of the workshop organised for the first time in the area

A view of the class room

Lower Part of Lathi Formation Through Cross Stratified, med. Gr sanstone with interbedded calcretes

Fort Member exhibiting variegated days clays and bioturbated Fe hard bands

Lower Part of Lathi formation: Fluvial Depositional Environment basal Part; Tidal Flats Upper Part

Characteristic of Thaiat Member sandstone with silicified wood fossils

Upper Part of Fort Member Showing alteration

Multile intraformational conglomerate in the Badabag Member type section

Cross bedde calcareous sandstone in Barabag member

Characteristic fossiliferous limestone band on the top of Fort Member

Distribution of the Certificates to one of the participants by Sh.H.Upadhyay, GM(Geol) & Principal Faculty Member of the APG Jaisalmer Field Expedition