Event Date/Time: Dec 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Dec 09, 2010
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This popular four-day course will provide non-geologists with a practical understanding of the principles used by petroleum geologists in the search for oil and gas. The session will include both the scientific background and the practical applications of geology. The tools, techniques, and vocabulary of the petroleum geologist will be emphasized throughout the course.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.


Origin, Nature, and Occurrence of Petroleum

Identifying and Classifying Rocks - Source Rocks, Reservoir Rocks, and Seals

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Depositional Environments and their Significance to Reservoir Rock Prediction

Geologic Time and Dating Geologic Events

Structural Geology - Folding and Faulting

Formation of Petroleum Traps

Surface and Subsurface Mapping Methods

Reconstructing Geologic Events Through Field Work, Maps, and Cross Sections

Exploration Methods - Generating and Evaluating Prospects

Working with Logs

Sources of Data

Sample Examination

Oil Shows at the Wellsite

Formation Evaluation


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 2595 USD
Early Bird Fee: $ 2,335.50 USD Enroll prior to Oct 22, 2010, nonrefundable
Location Houston, TX