Sep 18, 2021  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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PENG 200/2011 - Introduction to Petroleum Geology (2 cr.)


Basic concepts of Geology; Uniformatization, Geologic Time, Plate Tectonics, Rocks and Minerals (Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic), Minerals, Origin of Sedimentary particles, Sedimentary Transport, Depositional Environments (Continental, Transitional and Marine), Sedimentary Facies, Lithification, classification of sedimentary rocks, Mechanical behavior of the rocks, Stratigraphy (correlation, superposition, unconformity, faunal succession and relative age), Structure, folds and its types, faulting and their types.

When Offered
Offered in fall and spring.

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