Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas (ASPO)


ASPO is a network of more than 20 global organizations of scientists, affiliated with institutions and universities, having an interest in determining the date and impact of the peak and decline of the world’s production of oil and gas, due to resource constraints. ASPO’s mission is to:

1.Define and evaluate the world’s endowment of oil and gas;
2.Model depletion, taking due account of demand, economics, technology and politics;
3.Raise awareness of the serious consequences for Mankind.


Find more information on ASPO International:


Annual ASPO Conferences so far:


2011 – Belgium

Albert Hall, Brussels, 27-29 April 2011


2009 – United States

Sheraton Hotel, Denver, 11-13 October 2009.


2008 – Spain

World Trade Center, Barcelona, 20-21 October 2008.


2007 – Ireland

Cork City Hall, Cork, 17-18 September 2007


2006 – Italy

San Rossore (nearby Pisa), 18-19 July 2006


2005 – Portugal

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbonne, 19-20 May 2005

ASPO 2005


2004 – Germany

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, 25-26 May 2004

IWOOD 2004


2003 – France

Public support : Institut Francais du Pétrole, Paris, 26-27 May 2003.

IWOOD 2003


2002 – Sweden

Uppsala, 23-25 May 2002.

IWOOD 2002


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