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Who Should Attend

Train your staff! 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. It is a non-technical course, anyone can take this course. There are over 25,000 past participants that have included information technology personnel, managers, accountants, landmen, draftsmen, attorneys, secretaries, clerks, geological and geophysical technicians, investors, petroleum service personnel, petroleum banking and financial ventures personnel, business administrators and executives, human resources personnel, geophysicists without geological training, land personnel, economists and engineers.administrators and executives, human resources personnel, geophysicists without geological training, land personnel, economists and engineers.

Objectives

In just three days, you will learn the fundamentals and language of petroleum geology, exploration, drilling and production. This understanding will enable you to communicate more efficiently and perform your job more effectively. The 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. Exercises throughout the course provide practical experience in well log correlation, contouring, interpretation of surface and subsurface, contoured maps, seismic interpretation, well log interpretation, and decline curve analysis. You will learn how to identify the most common rocks and minerals. 

This course is extremely well illustrated with PowerPoint presentations and hands-on samples such as a drill bit, Landsat pictures, microfossils and crude oil specimens. Every student that completes this course will receive a certificate with the continuing education units on it. This course is approved continuing education units for landmen and accountants and for attorneys in most states. Please Note: Online Registration not available for this course through AAPG. 

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  • Amy Mahan