AAPG – American Association of Petroleum Geologists – AAPG.org
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists is one of the largest geological societies in the world with over 31,000 members. The organization looks to promote the advance of geological sciences in the field of petroleum, E&P. AAPG was founded in 1917 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
AEG – Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists – Aegweb.org
The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists is an association of industry professionals specializing in the fields of geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, Soils engineering, hydrological engineering, and environmental geology.
AEI – Architectural Engineering Institute – ACE.org/AEI
The Architectural Engineering Institute is an organization for professionals in the architectural engineering field. The AEI is a division of the American Society of Civil Engineers. AEI was established in 1998 and is the home for building industry professionals.
AGA – American Gas Association – AGA.org
Founded in 1918, is an American trade organization representing natural gas supply companies and others with an interest in the manufacturing of gas appliances as well as the production of gas. About 92% of the 70 million natural gas customers in the US receive their gas from AGA members.
AIChE – American Institute of Chemical Engineers – AICHE.org
The AIChE – American Institute of Chemical Engineers is the world’s #1 organization for professionals in the chemical engineering profession. With 45,00 members in more than 100 countries, it is the largest organization of its kind. AIChe was founded in 19080.
AIPG – American Institute of Professional Geologists – AIPG.org
The American Institute of Professional Geologists was founded back in 1963 and is dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. The organization currently has more than 7000 members and advocates matters pertaining to geology.
AMBA – American Boilers Manufacturers Association – ABMA.com
The American Boilers Manufacturers Association is an organization dedicated to commercial, institutional, industrial and electricity-generating boiler system manufacturing companies. The AMBA was founded in 1888 and today brings manufacturers and customers together.
ANGA – America’s Natural Gas Alliance – ANGA.us
America’s Natural Gas Alliance represents the largest natural gas exploration companies in America. The organization works closely with the government,, industry and customers alike to ensure the availability of natural gas.
AOPL – Association of Oil Pipelines – AOPL.org
The Association of Oil Pipelines represents the interests of owners and operators of America’s liquid pipelines. AOPL members also transport carbon dioxide to oil and natural gas fields.
API – American Petroleum Institute – API.org
The American Petroleum Institute is the largest U.S trade association for the oil and natural gas industry. It is the only national trade organization that represents all aspects of the oil & gas industry.
ASCE – American Society of Civil Engineers – ASCE.org
The American Society of Civil Engineers was founded in 1852 and represents members of the civil engineering profession. It is the oldest national engineering society in the United States. ASCE currently has more than 145,000 members worldwide.
ASEE – American Society for Engineering Education – ASEE.org
The American Society for Engineering Education is an organization dedicated to promoting and improving engineering and engineering technology education. Founded in 1893, the ASEE promotes the processes of teaching and learning, counseling, research, extension services and public relations.
ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers – ASME.org
American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a non-profit organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines. Founded in 1880, it has more than 130,000 members in 158 countries.
ASNE – American Society of Naval Engineers – NAVALengineers.org
For 125 years, the Society’s objectives have been strengthened and preserved to meet the changing needs of a time-honored profession. Today ASNE conducts a variety of technical meetings and symposia, publishes the highly regarded Naval Engineers Journal and a number of other technical proceedings and publications.
ASPE – American Society of Plumbing Engineers – ASPE.org
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is the international organization for professionals skilled in the design, specification and inspection of plumbing systems. ASPE is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to the professional growth and advancement of its members and the health, welfare and safety of the public.
ASSE – American Society of Safety Engineers – ASSE.org
Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers ASSE is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development. It also sets the occupational safety, health and environmental community’s standards for excellence and ethics.
AWS – American Welding Society – AWS.org
The American Welding Society was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines. AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans.
CIAA – Commercial Inspectors Association of America – CIAAweb.org
The Commercial Inspectors Association of America was established as an association to promote and develop certified and licensed building inspectors in the professional commercial inspection industry. Their inspectors continue to build their knowledge each year .
CIBO – Council of Industrial Boiler Owners – CIBO.org
CIBO is a broad-based trade association of industrial boiler owners, architect-engineers, universities & related equipment manufacturers representing 20 major industrial sectors.
GSA – Geological Society of America – GEOsociety.org
Established in 1888, The Geological Society of America provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry.
IADC – International Association of Drilling Contractors – IADC.org
IADC is dedicated to enhancing the interests of the oil-and-gas and geothermal drilling and completion industry worldwide. Membership is open to any company involved in oil and gas exploration, drilling or production, well servicing, oilfield manufacturing or other rig-site services.
IAEI – International Association of Electrical Inspectors – IAEI.org
International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) has, since 1928, been a core leader in the electrical industry and has actively promoted safe products and safe installations. Active members and partners in the association include many diverse groups, including electrical inspectors, testing agencies, standards organizations, manufacturers, distributors, installers and contractors.
IAENG – International Soceity of Electrical Engineering – IAENG.org
The IAENG Society of Electrical Engineering (ISEE) is organized for the engineers and the scholars in the electrical engineering discipline. Through regularly scheduled conferences and workshops on the electrical engineering, the IAENG Society of Electrical Engineering serves as a forum for networking.
IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – IBEW.org
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO.
IEC – Independent Electrical Contractors – IECI.org
Founded in 1957, the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a national trade association for merit shop electrical and systems contractors. IEC believes in developing and fostering a stronger economy through the level of quality and services its members provide to the industry.
IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE.org
IEEE, an association dedicated to advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity, is the world’s largest technical professional society. It is designed to serve professionals involved in all aspects of the electrical, electronic, and computing fields and related areas of science and technology that underlie modern civilization.
IMO – International Maritime Organization – IMO.org
As a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented.
IPAA – Independent Petroleum Association of America – IPAA
The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) represents more than 6,000 independent oil and natural gas producers and service and supply companies all across the United States.
MEBA – Marine Engineers Beneficial Association – MebaUnion.org
The Marine Engineers Beneficial Association is the oldest maritime trade union in the United States still currently in existence, established in 1875. MEBA represents licensed mariners, especially deck and engine officers working in the United States Merchant Marine aboard US-flagged vessels. It is a member union of the AFL–CIO.
NACBI – National Association of Commercial Building Inspectors – NACBI.com
The National Association of Commercial Building Inspectors & Thermographers™ is the premier trade association providing opportunities, training and resources for Corporations, Government Entities, Organizations, Associations, Businesses, and Building Inspection & Thermal Imaging Professionals across North America.
NCSEA – National Council of Structural Engineers Associations – NCSEA.org
The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) was formed to constantly improve the level of standard of practice of the structural engineering profession throughout the United States, and to provide an identifiable resource for those needing communication with the profession.
NECA – National Electrical Contractors Association – NECAnet.org
NECA is the voice of the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the US.
NEMA – National Electrical Manufacturers Association – NEMA.org
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia.
NFPA – National Fire Protection Association – NFPA.org
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
NGSA – Natural Gas Supply Association – NGSA.org
Established in 1965, NGSA encourages the use of natural gas within a balanced national energy policy. NGSA represents suppliers that produce and market natural gas.
NOIA – America’s Offshore Energy Industry – NOIA.org
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), founded in 1972 with 33 members, represents all facets of the domestic offshore energy and related industries.
NPGA – National Propane Gas Association – NPGA.org
The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) is the national trade association representing the U.S. propane industry. With a membership of more than 3,200 companies in all 50 states.
NSPE – National Society of Professional Engineers – NSPE.org
In 1934, a group of professional engineers met in New York City to establish an organization dedicated to the non-technical concerns of licensed professional engineers. The National Society of Professional Engineers stands today as the only national organization committed to addressing the professional concerns of licensed PEs across all disciplines.
OSHA – Occupational Safety & Health Administration – OSHA.gov
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
PESA – Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association – PESA.org
PESA provides a wide range of services, information, and opportunities to interact with leaders in the industry and government: events with customer oil companies; sessions on relevant supplier business topics; dialogue with government officials on industry issues; training of officers with the US Departments of State, Commerce and Energy; and more.
PLCA – Pipe Line Contractors Association – PLCA.org
The Pipe Line Contractors Association was established in 1948 and negotiates labor agreements, encourages safe practices in pipeline construction and seeks the resolution of problems common to all those in the industry.
PMI – Project Management Institute – PMI.org
Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI has more than 2.9 million members.
SEG – Society of Exploration Geophysicals – SEG.org
The mission of SEG is to preserve the history of our discipline of exploration geophysics for future generations of geoscientists, and for the public.
SFPE – Society for Fire Protection Engineers – SFPE.org
The Society of Fire Protection Engineers was established in 1950 and incorporated as an independent organization in 1971. It is the professional society representing those practicing the field of fire protection engineering. The Society has over 4500 members globally and over 60 regional chapters.
SME – Society of Manufacturing Engineers – SME.org
SME connects all those who are passionate about making things that improve our world. As a nonprofit organization, SME has served practitioners, companies, educators, government and communities across the manufacturing spectrum for more than 80 years.
SNAME – Society of Naval Architects and Maritime Engineers – SNAME.org
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was organized in 1893, to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering. For over a century members have included commercial and governmental practitioners, students, and educators of naval architecture, shipbuilding, and marine and ocean engineering. SPE – Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE.org
SPE is the largest individual-member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. It offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the profession through our programs and activities and many of our accomplishments are driven by our dedicated members.
USOGA – US Oil & Gas Association – USOGA.org
The US Oil & Gas Association (originally the Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association) was founded in October 1917 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, following the United States’ entry into World War I. The Association’s long history is one of distinguished service to the petroleum industry and to our country’s economic and strategic stability. It is recognized today as “…a proven and respected advocate for producers of domestic oil and gas.
According to the USGS, the United States currently has 2.6 tbo in oil shale resources, with an estimate 1 tbo that is recoverable. The recoverable number amounts to four times that of Saudi Arabia, or enough to last the United States 140 years.