PETROGEO 4011 - Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience II

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2015

PETROGEO 4011 comprises an integrated set of modules focusing on structural geology and geomechanics, seismic data analysis, subsurface mapping and exploration management. Modules cover both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon resources. Topics in the Structural Geology and Geomechanics module are; faults; folds; structural traps and fault seal analysis, geomechanical concepts, source of stresses, and stress regimes. The seismic module covers seismic principles, seismic expression of geological features, interpretation workflow and depth conversion. The Subsurface Mapping module introduces methods for producing maps/models of the subsurface. The Exploration Management module is designed to acquaint the student with the oil industry structure, government agencies, legislation, joint ventures and farm-ins and farm-outs. The economics of the industry are introduced, and aspects of industry and company performance are covered.

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    Course Details
    Course Code PETROGEO 4011
    Course Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience II
    Coordinating Unit Australian School of Petroleum
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 3
    Contact This course will be taught in intensive format, with modules scheduled during Semester 1. During the dates of this course, students are expected to attend class each week day, between 9am and 5pm. Activities will include lectures, practicals, research, i
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Corequisites PETROGEO 4010, 4012, 4013
    Assumed Knowledge Bachelors degree training or equivalent in geoscience.
    Course Description PETROGEO 4011 comprises an integrated set of modules focusing on structural geology and geomechanics, seismic data analysis, subsurface mapping and exploration management. Modules cover both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon resources. Topics in the Structural Geology and Geomechanics module are; faults; folds; structural traps and fault seal analysis, geomechanical concepts, source of stresses, and stress regimes. The seismic module covers seismic principles, seismic expression of geological features, interpretation workflow and depth conversion. The Subsurface Mapping module introduces methods for producing maps/models of the subsurface. The Exploration Management module is designed to acquaint the student with the oil industry structure, government agencies, legislation, joint ventures and farm-ins and farm-outs. The economics of the industry are introduced, and aspects of industry and company performance are covered.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Khalid Amrouch

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    Grade Mark Description
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    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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