Petroleum Geology

Course Type: 
EES
Code: 
6450
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

The course will cover background issues such as the history and legal aspects of the business (lease acquisition, assignment of working interests, overriding royalties). Most of the course will focus on the basics of petroleum geology, including oil and gas exploration techniques, geology of oil producing regions, well drilling, completion, well-log interpretation, enhanced oil and gas recovery, CO2 sequestration, production equipment, oil and gas sales, and marketing.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.