Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Location Goa, India
Start10 Dec 2018
End13 Dec 2018
Discipline Geology
LevelFoundation
Duration4 Days
CostUSD 4,000.00
Delivery Mechanism Classroom



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Introduction to Geology

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The primary objective of this course is to introduce E&P professionals from disciplines other than Geology to the key concepts and principles of Geology as applied to the Oil & Gas industry. The course will provide a summary of the fundamentals of Geology that need to be understood in order to integrate such information in the processes of petroleum exploration, development, and production.

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Location
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    Introduction

    Course Objectives - History and Economics of Petroleum - Prudhoe Bay Example

    Geology in General

    Geological Principles - Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics - Geological Time and Age Dating - Major Rock Types

    Structural Features

    Structural Style and Stress Fields - Folds, Faults, Unconformities, and Fractures - Structural and Hydrocarbon Traps

    Clastic Depositional Systems

    Continental Systems – Fluvial Systems - Deltaic Systems and Types - Marine Systems – barriers and deepwater fans

    Day 2

    Carbonate Depositional Systems

    Carbonate and Clastic systems contrasts - Carbonate Facies Models - Carbonate Platforms and Ramp Systems - Carbonate Reservoir Properties - Classification of Carbonate Rocks

    Geologic Mapping and Cross-Sections

    Mapping and Contouring Concepts - Contouring Types and Guidelines - Isopach / Net Pay Mapping Exercises - Structural and Stratigraphic Cross-Sections - Constructing a Cross-Section - Property Mapping Exercises - North Frisco City Field Example

    Day 3

    The Petroleum System

    What is a Petroleum System? - Processes of Hydrocarbon Generation - Source Rocks – Organic Matter Types - Traps and Seals – definition and types - The Play Concept - Petroleum System Processes and Events

    Correlation and Stratigraphy

    Principles of correlation - Use of Wireline Logs for Correlation - Correlation Approaches – Lithostratigraphy and Chronostratigraphy - Sequence Stratigraphy, Seismic Stratigraphy & Biostratigraphy

    Pore Systems and Diagenesis

    Characterizing the Pore System - Porosity and Permeability - Classification of Clastic Rocks - Creation, destruction and preservation of porosity - Diagenesis - Clay Types and Distributions - Porosity types in clastic and carbonate rocks

    Day 4

    Geological Modeling

    Building a Static Reservoir Model - Input Datatypes - Reservoir Heterogeneity and Scales of Investigation - Deterministic and Stochastic Modeling - Using Seismic Data in Modeling - Derivation of Geological Models using Flow Units

    Unvonventional Resources

    Shale as a hydrocarbon source and reservoir - Unconventional Gas and Oil - History, definitions, economics.

    Seismic Methods and Petroleum Geology

    Use of Seismic Tools in Petroleum Geology - Basic Principles of the Reflection Seismic Method - Data Acquisition – Land, Marine, and Borehole - Data Processing - Seismic Interpretation – 2D, 3D, and 4D

    Basics of Wireline Logging and Interpretation

    What Logging Means - Different Measurements We Make - Basic Wireline Tools, and what they measure - Processing and Interpretation - Analysis of Porosity, Saturation, and Lithology

  • Audience

    Entry level to mid-level Engineers, Geoscientists, and other E&P staff who need an understanding of the role Geology plays in their everyday business activities.

  • Prerequisites

    Basic understanding of the Oil & Gas industry and the processes involved in Petroleum Exploration, Development, and Production.

  • Prerequisites

  • Location

    Goa

    Goa a state in India's West region, is a former Portuguese colony with rich history. It is 3,700 square km in size with a population of approximately 1.4 million. Goa has a unique mix of native and Portuguese cultures and architecture that attracts an estimated 2.5 million visitors each year (including about 400,000 foreign tourists). Panaji, Goa's state capital is also known as Panjim, Ponnje or Pangim. It is one of the most charming cities in India. It is visibly different from the rest of India, owing to Portuguese rule which isolated it from the rest of India for 451 years.

    Goa is a hub of tourism in India. From the 1960s, Goa has been attracting a steady flow of visitors - first the hippies and returning expat Goans, then the charter tourists visiting (starting with the Germans in 1987), pilgrims visiting Catholic and Hindu shrines, those opting to settle in Goa as their home, visitors coming here for medical treatment, and a growing number of those who attend seminars and conferences in Goa. It is also world famous for its beaches, its ancient temples and churches, and its Goan carnival.

    Palolem beach - Goa

    There are a number of museums. There's the Goa State Museum and then there's Architect Gerard da Cunha's relatively-new architectural museum called Houses of Goa. The Xavier Centre of Historical Research, at Porvorim, has its Gallery on Christian Art, named the Xavier Xandev Museum. the archaeological museum and portrait gallery is at Old Goa, the Christian Art Museum at the same location (a little further away at the Santa Monica Convent annexe), and the Pilar Seminary Museum. Big Foot at Loutolim (aka Ancestral Goa) is an attempt to illustrate and recreate Goa's traditional past. There's even a vintage-cars collection of sorts - Ashvek Vintage World "dedicated to restore and preserve motoring and motorcycling gems of historical interest in Goa".

    Goa has one airport at Dabolim in Vasco. Some airlines fly directly to Goa, but most international flights arrive via Mumbai. Many domestic airlines have daily flights to and from Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Kozhikode (Calicut). Domestic Airlines flying into Goa include Kingfisher airlines, spicejet, Jet Airways, Indian Airlines, Air Deccan, Indigo, GoAir, Paramount Airways and MDLR Airways. Air India has international flights to Kuwait and UAE twice a week. Air Arabia has discount flights to Sharjah, UAE Qatar airlines has flights to Doha, and has convenient connections to Western Europe, Africa and USA.

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    • Timezone : GMT+05:30, India (Bombay)
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