Petroleum Geology

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0.3 days
250 USD excl. VAT
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Course description

Petroleum Geology

In this skill module, you will learn about Earth structure and plate tectonics; types of rocks, the rock cycle, clastic, biogenic, and chemical source sedimentary rocks; historical geology depositional environments; and global vs. regional stratigraphy.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Those who need to achieve a context and understanding of E&P technologies in conventional and unconventional fields, and/or the role of technical departments in oil and gas operations, and/or be able to understand and use the language of the oilfield.

Training Course Content

You will learn

  • The Earth's structure, continental drift, and plate tectonics role in oil and gas exploration
  • Rock types and classification in an oil and gas context
  • The relationship between depositional environments and geological settings
  • The importance of historical geology to finding oil and gas accumulations
  • The relative age of rocks and how we date the rocks and understand the paleo climate
  • The relationships between global and regional stratigraphy

Skill module Content

  • Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics
  • Rock Classes and Depositional Environment
  • Historical Geology

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2930 S Yale Ave
74114 Tulsa Oklahoma

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