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The Latin American Association of Organic Geochemistry

ALAGO – AAPG in Latin America The Latin American Association of Organic Geochemistry aims to create a space where scientists and other interested parties in Organic Geochemistry, exchange information and share updates related to this subject in Latin America and the world.


Congresses and Workshops 
ALAGO it regularly organizes events such as congress and workshops to its members and professionals interested on Organic Geochemistry

Welcome to our congress!

15th Latin American Congress on Organic Geochemistry

The XV Latin American Congress on Organic Geochemistry will be held in Salvador, Bahia State, Brazil, from November 4 to 7, 2018. On November 3rd and 4th, pre-congress activities will include basic and advanced courses focusing on the most recent progress in selected topics of Organic Geochemistry.

The program covers, among others, the following fields of interest: Conventional and Unconventional Petroleum Systems, Gas Geochemistry, Source Rock Characterization, Environmental Geochemistry, New Analytical Technologies, Surface Exploration and Medical Geology.

Additionally, there will be a post-congress fieldtrip related to the main aspects of the Petroleum System of Recôncavo Basin. The Organizing Committee is working to create a perfect environment to promote a great scientific debate and networking opportunities. Join us in this high level technical-scientific event. We look forward to having your contribution for a memorable event.


Treinta años de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Geoquímica Orgánica

by Dra. Liliana López 

En el año de 1988 se fundó la Asociación Latinoamericana de Geoquímica Orgánica (ALAGO), cuyo primer presidente fue Cesar Gaglianone de PETROBAS R&D Center. En ese mismo año se realizó el primer congreso de ALAGO del 28-30 de noviembre de 1988 (Río de Janeiro, Brasil). Rápidamente nuestra asociación y los eventos asociados a ella como sus congresos, su revista y sus boletines ganaron prestigio internacional, y así, cada vez fue mayor el número de investigadores norteamericanos y europeos que participaron en nuestros congresos, con el resultado de que en ambas regiones ALAGO tenga representantes.[…]