Welcome to the Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society

a chapter of the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts.

  • AFES Hog Roast at Duthie park

    AFES Hog Roast at Duthie park

  • AFES featured in the May 2014 copy of Geo ExPro. Download it here.

    AFES featured in the May 2014 copy of Geo ExPro. Download it here.

Welcome to the web page of the Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society (AFES).

Dear AFES member,

A number of vacancies are now available for the 2014-2016 committee, commencing October 2014. These are as follows:

  • 1. President.
  • 2. Vice President of Technology – lectures.
  • 3. Vice President of Technology – Seminars (x2)
  • 4. Treasurer.
  • 5. Student Representative
  • 6. Technical Sub Committee member (x7) These include:

  • a. University Liason Officer.
  • b. Manager – AFES website.

Job Descriptions in brief

For full description please see the AFES constitution which is posted on the AFES website. See also attached a recent article written by two existing AFES committee members, Niamh Monaghan and Csilla Fabian.

President

Key responsibilities: preside at council meetings and of the organisation as a whole. Be responsible for bye-laws and policy. Appoint and co-ordinate committees, liaise with other organisations, arrange collaborative ventures with other societies. Generally perform duties which pertain to the direction of the Organisation. The President will also be responsible for the technical programme of the Organisation and preside at Technical meetings.

Vice President Technology- Lectures

Key responsibilities: organisation of monthly technical programme. He / she will be responsible for raising sponsorship for seminars. He / she will assume the role of President of AFES in the their absence.

Vice President- Seminars

Key responsibilities: joint organization of seminars. He / she will be responsible for raising sponsorship for seminars. He / she will assume the role of President of AFES in the their absence.

The Treasurer

Key responsibilities: responsible for the financial transactions authorised by the AFES Committee, shall maintain accounts and prepare statements of the financial status of AFES, as required. The Treasurer will also liaise with taxation authorities supplying information as and when required.

The Student Representative

Key responsibilities: be responsible for liaison between the AFES committee and students and to assist with arrangements for the monthly evening lecture programme by advertising these to student populations.

Technical Sub Committee Member

To support the AFES committee by taking on ad-hoc responsibilities as and when requires. Five position are available. In addition – there are two named roles available within the Technical Sub-committee:

1. Universities Liason Officer

To liaise with the Universities within Aberdeen and other Scottish Universities which teach and carry research into Formation Evaluation.

2. Website Manager

To update website and coordinate changes as and when required.

If you are interested in standing for one of these positions then you must be a member of AFES and have a proposer and seconder, each to be a member of AFES. Please send your nomination to our appointed returning officer Callum Anderson who is at Callum.J.Anderson@conocophillips.com. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th September 2014.

Dr Giancarlo Rizzi
President
Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society

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