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Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission http://doa.alaska.gov/ogc/ Contact Information

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's mission is to protect the public interest in exploration and development of Alaska's valuable oil, gas, and geothermal resources through the application of conservation practices designed to ensure greater ultimate recovery and the protection of health, safety, fresh ground waters and the rights of all owners to recover their share of the resource.

State agency alaska
Alberta Energy https://www.energy.alberta.ca/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

Alberta Energy’s mission is to assure sustained prosperity in the interests of Albertans through the stewardship of energy and mineral resource systems, responsible development and wise use of energy.

State agency alberta
Alberta Geological Survey https://ags.aer.ca/ Contact Information

Building on over 95 years of history, the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) provides geological information and advice about the geology of Alberta to the Government of Alberta, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), industry, and the public to support the exploration, sustainable development, regulation, and conservation of Alberta's resources.

AGS is the official provincial geological survey of Alberta. It operates under the guiding principles of the Canada Intergovernmental Geoscience Accord, which identifies the provincial survey as being the principal steward, resident authority, and principal investigator for public geoscience. AGS is responsible for describing the geology and resources in the province and provides information and knowledge to help resolve land use, environmental, public health, and safety issues related to geosciences.

State agency alberta
American Association for the Advancement of Science https://www.aaas.org/

The AAAS seeks to advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.

Non-profit
American Association of Geographers http://www.aag.org/

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is a nonprofit scientific and educational society founded in 1904. For more than 100 years the AAG has contributed to the advancement of geography. The AAG promotes discussion among its members and with scholars in related fields, in part through the activities of its affinity groups and more than 60 specialty groups.

Non-profit
American Association of Petroleum Geologists https://www.aapg.org/

The AAPG seeks to foster scientific research, advance the science of geology, promote technology, and inspire high professional conduct.

Non-profit
American Geophysical Union https://sites.agu.org/

The purpose of the American Geophysical Union is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.

Non-profit
American Institute of Hydrology https://www.aihydrology.org/

The American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) was founded in 1981 to promote hydrology as a science and a profession and to help protect public interest and the profession from non-professional practices. It is the only nationwide organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of professionals in all fields of hydrology.

Non-profit
American Institute of Professional Geologists https://aipg.org/

The AIPG is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia.

Non-profit
American Meterological Society https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/
The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications.
Non-profit

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