Introduction to Petroleum Geology

Course Number: O-7001
Credit: 7 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Pajang Priyandoko
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Overview

In Introduction to Petroleum Geology, you'll learn ...

  • How rocks are formed and classified
  • How petroleum is formed
  • Petroleum migration and trapping
  • Unconventional petroleum reserves
  • Fundamentals of drilling and production

Overview

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Credit: 7 PDH

Length: 116 pages

In this course you will learn the fundamentals and language of petroleum geology, exploration, drilling and production

This course introduces the tools and techniques that geologists and geophysicists use to locate gas and oil, that drillers use to drill the wells and that petroleum engineers use to test and complete the wells and produce the gas and oil.

This course is for anyone who could benefit by an overall perspective of petroleum geology, exploration, drilling and production to be more productive in their job.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Basic rock forming processes, classification and origin of rocks
  • Geological time and dating geological events
  • Plate tectonics and petroleum
  • Geological time and history
  • The basic processes in the formation and deformation of sedimentary rocks
  • The essentials of various depositional environments and the reservoirs created by them
  • The distribution of porosity and permeability in reservoirs produced in different depositional environments
  • Petroleum reservoir and source rocks
  • Petroleum origin, migration, and trapping
  • Characteristics of petroleum accumulations
  • Fundamentals of maps and sections

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 36 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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