Jun 17, 2024  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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PENG 301/3011 - Petroleum Geology and Exploration (3cr.)



History of Petroleum Geology , Oil & Gas accumulation, Origin (Chemical, Biological, and Physical), Porosity, Source Rocks, Migration, Accumulation, Types of Traps (Structural Traps, Stratigraphic Traps, Hydrodynamic Traps and combination Traps), Timing and preservation of Traps, Subsurface Geology and mapping; well sitting (duties of well geologist, introduction to logging and formation testing), Oil and Gas Exploration (Seismic, Gravity and magnetic Methods), Exploration Risk and Analysis, Project.

When Offered
Offered in fall or spring.

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