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    Basin Analysis and Petroleum Systems Modeling

    The quality of a numeric computer model is highly dependent on the quality of the input data. This 5-day course covers the key aspects of basin analysis and subsequent basin and petroleum systems modeling from input to output. We will discuss basin evolution beginning with plate tectonics, all the way to petroleum generation and migration. We will look at how risks and uncertainties influence our understanding of the petroleum systems within a basin and how we can quantify those uncertainties.

    The aim of this course is to provide the basic geoscience background needed by anyone engaged in Petroleum Systems Modeling. Attendees will learn what kinds of questions to ask, what kind of data is needed to build models and solve particular problems and to apply geological reasoning to quantifying uncertainties.

    Day 1

    Introduction to Sedimentary Basins

    • Definitions
    • Plate Tectonics

    Basin Forming Mechanisms

    • How are basins formed?
    • Where are basins formed?

    Basin Classification and Structural Analysis

    • Nomenclatures
    • Structural styles within sedimentary basins
    Day 2

    Basin Fill

    • Sequence Stratigraphy
    • Depositional Environments

    Geochemical Analysis

    • Organic Matter in Sediments
    • Source Rocks
    • Geochemical Analysis for Petroleum Exploration
    Day 3

    Temperatures in Sedimentary Basins

    • Pressure and Compaction
    • Heat Flow
    • Temperatures
    Day 4

    Petroleum Systems Modeling

    • Hydrocarbon Generation
    • Hydrocarbon Migration
    • The Petroleum System Approach
    • Uncertainty Management and Quantification
    Day 5

    Petroleum Systems Modeling

    • Hydrocarbon Generation
    • Hydrocarbon Migration
    • The Petroleum System Approach
    • Uncertainty Management and Quantification

    Geoscientists involved in Petroleum Systems Modeling, anyone wanting to know more about the Petroleum Systems Modeling approach.

    • Introduction to Sedimentary Basins
    • Basin Forming Mechanisms
    • Basin Classification and Structural Analysis
    • Basin Fill
    • Geochemical Analysis
    • Temperatures and Pressures in Sedimentary Basins
    • Petroleum System Modeling
      • The Petroluem Systems Modeling Approach
      • Hydrocarbon Generation
      • Hydrocarbon Migration
      • Uncertainty Management and Quantification

    At least a basic knowledge of geology. No prior experience with Petroleum Systems Modeling is required.

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