Society Overview

CSPG Mission
The Mission of the Society is to advance the professions of the energy geosciences - as it applies to geology; foster the scientific, technical learning and professional development of its members; and promote the awareness of the profession to industry and the public.

To accomplish this Mission, the Society has established three Goals:

  1. Advance the scientific, technical and professional development opportunities of its members;
  2. Promote geoscience in Canada as it relates to energy development;
  3. Develop a sense of community for all Energy Geoscientists;

CSPG Vision

To be the premier community of energy geoscientists

CSPG Statements

CSPG's Climate Change statement

CSPG's Letter to AAPG

CSPG's Diversity Statement
The CSPG is enriched by the diversity of our members. We celebrate and encourage multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives success and are therefore committed to inclusion across race, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or preference, age, language, nationality, socio-economic status, or religion. 

Society History
Since its inception in 1927, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) has been a member-based association dedicated to supporting geoscientists professional development throughout their career.

The primary mission of the Society is to advance the professions of the energy geosciences - as it applies to geology; foster the scientific, technical learning and professional development of its members; and promote the awareness of the profession to industry and the public

CSPG members, whether they be students or professionals, have access to technical expertise and training through a variety of publications, courses, field trips, technical talks, and conferences. CSPG’s educational offerings are all eligible for CPD hours and both formal and informal activity is tracked through your CSPG membership.

In addition to fostering technical learning, the CSPG provides opportunities for geoscientists to network and connect with their peers in industry. Throughout its history CSPG has always been proud to promote geoscience in Canada as it relates to energy development and help build a sense of community for all energy geoscientists.

CSPG Field Notes History (PDF)
CSPG Timeline (PDF)

Bylaws

CSPG Bylaws A full account of all CSPG Bylaws may be downloaded in the file below:
CSPG ByLaws 2013 (PDF)
Articles of Continuance & Schedules
Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act
Mission & Goals