Geophysics for Everyone

GeoLogica Limited
Course summary
8 hours
650 USD excl. VAT
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Geophysics for Everyone

This class provides an overview of geophysical technologies commonly used in exploration and production, with particular focus on seismic technologies. It explores the strengths and weaknesses of each technology. During the course, students will review examples and discover what is possible, how the technologies might be applied and what can go wrong.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Intended for technical support staff, engineers, supervisors and managers who desire an understanding of how various geophysical technologies might be used effectively along with geological and engineering data to solve exploration and production problems.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Understand how commonly used geophysical tools can add value to E&P projects.
  • Discuss how seismic data responds to changes in reservoir rocks.
  • Explain the principle steps involved in seismic interpretation.
  • Communicate effectively with team members about geophysical project objectives.

Training Course Content

Overview of gravity, magnetic and electrical surveys.

  • How might each contribute to geological understanding?
  • What are their limitations?

Seismic response to lithology changes, fractures and reservoir fluids.

  • Ways seismic data can add value to exploration projects.
  • Managing a seismic acquisition project.

Examples of seismic interpretation workflows.

  • Exercise: Calibration and beginning a seismic interpretation project.

Recent advances in seismic application in E&P projects.

  • Imaging, reservoir characterization and fluid content, measuring stimulated rock volume.

Course delivery details

  • 8am-12pm CST
  • Two 4-hour interactive online sessions presented over 2 days (mornings in North America and afternoons in Europe). A digital manual and exercise materials will be distributed to participants before the course. Some reading is to be completed by participants off-line.

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Providing world-class training for the energy industry, GeoLogica is an experienced team with an extensive network of tutors and instructors on their books. Their expertise spans both subsurface training for the oil and gas industry, as well as training aimed...

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Oxford Point, 19 Oxford Road
BH8 8GS Bournemouth Dorset

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