NCGA’s election meeting was held on March
17, 2016. In his opening remarks,
V.A.Abdullayev, NCGA’s President talked in
brief about the activity of NCGA for the
last 6 years and nominated Y.Shikhaliyev,
NCGA’s Bureau member as the chairman of the
meeting. The chairman informed attendees on
agenda: NCGA’s activity for the last 6 years
and election of the next president.
Sh.Kocharli, the NCGA’s Bureau member has
reported about the activity of NCGA, devoted
mainly to arrangement of various studies,
holding of international and local
conferences, workshops, etc. Through the
reported period three international
conferences have been held, two of them
jointly with SEG (USA) and AIS (Russia).
The VII international conference organized
by NCGA was held in Baku over May 11-13,
2010 under the topic “Enhancement of
efficiency of geophysical survey under
conditions of active geodynamic processes in
case of South Caspian Basin”. Approximately
80 papers were delivered at the conference
held at the beautiful venue The Grand Hotel
Europe in Baku.
The VIII international conference “Integrated
approach for unlockıng hydrocarbon resources”
was held through October 3-5, 2012. More
than 90 presentations have been delivered by
specialists from approximately 40 companies.
The next in turn, the IX international
conference was held jointly by NCGA, Society
of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) in Baku
over November 4-6, 2015. The topic of the
Conference was “Advanced geophysical studies
in structurally complex oil and gas regions”.
In total 26 papers were delivered within the
framework of international geophysical
conference, which has been attended by
geoscientists from Geophysics and Geology
Department (SOCAR), Azerbaijan State Oil and
Industry University, Republican
Seismological Center of Azerbaijan National
Academy of Sciences, major petroleum
companies as BP, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes,
Reknown geoscientists T.Ahmedov, M.Bagirov
and R.Rahmanov have shared their views on
NCGA activity. Attendees of the meeting
highly evaluated activity of NCGA for
At the end of the meeting, attendees have
elected new bureau members and a chairman.
Sh.Kocharli, PhD in geology and mineralogy,
has been elected the chairman of NCGA,
members of Beurau Y.Shikhaliyev and
N.Yusubov – deputy chairmen.