Gravity and Magnetic Geophysical Methods in Oil Exploration

Venue: To Be Announced

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Apr 06, 2011 End Date/Time: Apr 06, 2011
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Course Description
This basic one-day course reviews the fundamental geological and physical concepts behind oil exploration using gravity and magnetic methods. It is presented in plain English with minimal math or technical jargon, and it includes hands-on exploration examples and case studies.

A complete set of course materials and lunch is included in this course.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for professional and technical personnel who need to understand the basics of gravity and magnetic methods in order to assess their effectiveness in various exploration circumstances. The course is intended for all staff levels including geological, geophysical, administrative and management personnel.

Course Outline
• Geological Meaning of Geophysical Anomalies: Anomaly-Lithology Relationships and Relevant Rock Properties
• Forms of Rock Bodies Encountered in Oil and Mineral Exploration
• Gravity Exploration Methods
• Magnetic Exploration Methods
• Design of Gravity and Magnetic Surveys for Geologic Targets
• Processing Methods for Gravity and Magnetic Data to Separate and Enhance Desirable Anomalies
• Data Display and Anomaly Enhancement
• Exploration Example: Gravity and Magnetic Studies of Alberta Basement Structure
• Exploration Example: Gravity and Magnetic Studies in a Frontier Basin Offshore British Columbia


Additional Information

Instructor: Dr. Henry Lyatsky Dates: April 6, 2011 Location: Calgary, AB Price: $695 CAD [b]For More Information or to Register:[/b]