A wealth of information in a short period of time, short courses are an effective and efficient way to learn about the industry. With so many to choose from, there’s something for everyone.

Oklahoma City Oklahoma United States 03 March, 2015 05 March, 2015 13584
 
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
3-5 March 2015
A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Here is an introduction to 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.

Tulsa Oklahoma United States 23 March, 2015 24 March, 2015 13477
 
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
23-24 March 2015

This course is an introductory course in shale reservoir evaluation. It includes reservoir geology in terms of depositional facies, mineralogy, fractures, and rock type delineation.

Tulsa Oklahoma United States 25 March, 2015 26 March, 2015 13496
 
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
25-26 March 2015

This course is an introduction to the heterogeneous nature of shales and mudstones and provides guidance on how to work effectively with these complex lithologies.

Houston Texas United States 14 April, 2015 16 April, 2015 13604
 
Houston, Texas, United States
14-16 April 2015
A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Here is an introduction to 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.

Austin Texas United States 20 April, 2015 24 April, 2015 1512
 
Austin, Texas, United States
20-24 April 2015

This course assumes no logging knowledge and seeks to establish an understanding of basic petrophysical measurements and interpretation techniques which can be applied to routine tasks, and upon which more complex and advanced information and interpretive techniques can be built. It strives to provide a strong and coherent foundation for the understanding of other, specialized interpretation techniques involving well log data.

Austin Texas United States 21 April, 2015 23 April, 2015 1518
 
Austin, Texas, United States
21-23 April 2015

The overall goal of this course is to provide tools for efficient and effective re-exploration and development. It uses a two-part approach. First it uses petrophysical analysis to understand all that can be derived from examination of standard open-hole logs. This is followed by integrated approaches to discover key factors controlling oil and gas distribution in carbonate reservoirs in the greater Midcontinent USA. Methodologies and workflows reviewed include geosteering and evaluation of horizontal wells and optimizing carbon storage utilization and management.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 13504
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30-31 May 2015
AAPG Education Department (AAPG) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course presents the concepts and practical applications of sequence stratigraphy for petroleum exploration.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 30 May, 2015 14549
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30 May 2015
AAPG Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS) and Assocation for Women Geoscientists (AWG) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course provides an overview of the petroleum industry and upstream economics, beginning with the geoscientist’s role of evaluating uncertainty in E&P, estimating prospect resources, and estimating chances of success. The course then moves on to field development scenarios and cash flow models, developing various capital budgeting economic indices to evaluate and rank various prospective field projects, production and reservoir management for producing fields and international contract arrangements and emerging trends.

 

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14573
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30-31 May 2015
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course is designed to teach graduate students the principles, concepts and methods of sequence stratigraphy. Sequence stratigraphy is an informal chronostratigraphic methodology that uses stratal surfaces to subdivide the stratigraphic record. This methodology allows the identification of coeval facies, documents the time-transgressive nature of classic lithostratigraphic units and provides geoscientists with an additional way to analyze and subdivide the stratigraphic record.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 30 May, 2015 14555
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30 May 2015
Socity for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This workshop combines interactive lectures and exercises addressing the expression of depositional sequences in mudstones on seismic, well-log, core and outcrop data. Examples include in the course will include the Marcellus Shale, New Albany Shale, Barnett Shale, Shublik Formation, Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Kingak Formation, Hue Shale, Mowry Shale, and Monterey Formation.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14568
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30-31 May 2015
Petroleum Technology Transfer Conuncil (PTTC) Rocky Mountain Region – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course is intended for industry professionals who desire a firm foundation in carbonate rocks. Most sedimentology and stratigraphy courses focus on siliciclastic rocks while giving only cursory treatments of carbonates. With carbonate reservoirs containing approximately half of the world’s oil and gas, a better understanding of these complex rocks is highly desirable. Participants should have some background in sedimentology and stratigraphy.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 30 May, 2015 14544
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30 May 2015
AAPG Division of Professional Affairs (DPA) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

The short course is designed to help the participant understand their communication “style”, its strengths and blind spots and how to best leverage their strengths to make more of an impact on their team. The emphasis on self-awareness helps participants understand what changes they could make in communication to be better understood.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 30 May, 2015 13553
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30 May 2015
AAPG Education Department (AAPG) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course is an introduction to the Bakken/Three Forks resource play. The play has proven to be economic and successful for many operators. A wide range of topics will be covered to familiarize the participant with the important nuances of the Bakken and Three Forks.

Denver Colorado United States 30 May, 2015 30 May, 2015 14562
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
30 May 2015
AAPG Division of Professional Affiars (DPA) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

Black Belt Ethics examines the various tenants that define the martial artist’s code of honor. The course reviews each of these tenants and discusses how they can be applied in our personal and professional lives.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 13509
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
AAPG Education Department (AAPG) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course will evaluate data from the nano- to macro-scale in order to show how different types of data can be integrated in the evaluation of sweet spots.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14603
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
AAPG Energy Minerals Division (EMD) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course addresses the concepts and methods of petroleum reservoir characterization and modeling through lectures, exercises and case studies.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14616
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course is designed to enhance interpretation skill sets with regard to geologic interpretation of seismic data. The overall objective is to present methods for reducing risk with regard to prediction of lithology, reservoir compartmentalization and stratigraphic trapping potential in exploration and production.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14608
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course is designed for geologists who wish to interpret and explore lacustrine microbialites and associated carbonate facies for hydrocarbons, or just want to familiarize themselves with microbialites and lacustrine systems.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 13514
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
AAPG Education Department (AAPG) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course will address integration of source rock, produced oil and gas, and mud gas data to better understand and exploit 3-dimensional details of petroleum systems. Carbon isotope and oil biomarker geochemistry will be stressed as a way to determine quantity and type of generated hydrocarbons and migration distance and direction within source rock and tight oil plays.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14596
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
AAPG Division of professional Affairs (DPS) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course is designed to introduce participants to geosteering principals, interpretation practices, and lead to the ability to recognize potential pitfalls.

Denver Colorado United States 31 May, 2015 31 May, 2015 14588
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
31 May 2015
Rocky Mountains Association of Geologists (RMAG) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This one-half day course will review core lithofacies of the Bakken Petroleum System in North Dakota and the Exshaw Petroleum System in the southern Alberta Basin with an emphasis on the Pronghorn Member of the Lower Bakken Shale and the underlying Three Forks Formation

Denver Colorado United States 04 June, 2015 04 June, 2015 14646
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
4 June 2015
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This one-day course will review state-of-the-art techniques for characterizing mudrock reservoirs at the pore scale. Shale/mudrock structure and pore systems will be emphasized. It will conclude with applications of shale reservoir characterization using pore-scale imaging.

Lakewood Colorado United States 04 June, 2015 04 June, 2015 14638
 
Lakewood, Colorado, United States
4 June 2015
Rocky Mountain Section, Society for Sedimentary Geology (RMS-SEPM) – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course

This course will focus on Cretaceous sandstones in the Powder River and D-J Basins, including the Turner, Codell, Shannon, Sussex, and Parkman Sandstones. Cores from both the USGS and company collections will be presented.

Denver Colorado United States 04 June, 2015 04 June, 2015 14631
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
4 June 2015
Petroelum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC) Rocky Mountain Region – AAPG 2015 Annual Exhibition & Convention (ACE) Short Course This course will focus on practical techniques to investigate and optimize fracture treatments. Participants in this course will have access to more than 200 published field studies in which the productivity and profitability of fields have been improved by altering the treatment design.
Denver Colorado United States 23 June, 2015 25 June, 2015 13606
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
23-25 June 2015
A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Here is an introduction to 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.

Golden Colorado United States 13 July, 2015 17 July, 2015 1507
 
Golden, Colorado, United States
13-17 July 2015

This course assumes no logging knowledge and seeks to establish an understanding of basic petrophysical measurements and interpretation techniques which can be applied to routine tasks, and upon which more complex and advanced information and interpretive techniques can be built. It strives to provide a strong and coherent foundation for the understanding of other, specialized interpretation techniques involving well log data.


San Antonio Texas United States 18 July, 2015 19 July, 2015 13769
 
San Antonio, Texas, United States
18-19 July 2015
In Conjunction with URTeC Meeting

This course is oriented towards the recognition and characterization of uncertainty in unconventional reservoirs. Starting with resource/reservoir assessment methods, it moves through the full unconventional value-chain. This two-day exercise and example filled workshop provides participants with the techniques and reasoning needed to validly assess the merits of the search for, and development of, unconventional resource plays.

San Antonio Texas United States 18 July, 2015 18 July, 2015 14514
 
San Antonio, Texas, United States
18 July 2015
In Conjunction with URTeC Meeting

Geomechanics – in both completions and drilling operations – has become a critical technology in the development of Unconventional Plays. This course presents the basics of oil field geomechanics and its application to unconventional developments; specifically, the role of stress, pore pressure, mechanical properties, and natural fractures on hydraulic fracturing operations.

San Antonio Texas United States 19 July, 2015 19 July, 2015 10167
 
San Antonio, Texas, United States
19 July 2015
In conjunction with Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC)

The course is a practical and applied introduction to geochemical techniques routinely employed in shale-gas condensate and tight-oil reservoir assessment with an emphasis on tools and techniques. Participants should have a solid background in petroleum geology.

Houston Texas United States 18 August, 2015 20 August, 2015 13607
 
Houston, Texas, United States
18-20 August 2015
A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Here is an introduction to 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.

Casper Wyoming United States 24 August, 2015 28 August, 2015 1513
 
Casper, Wyoming, United States
24-28 August 2015
Course plus field trip

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn all the aspects related to the understanding and modeling of fractured reservoirs. Attendees will take geologic concepts and use them in reservoir modeling through hands-on sessions devoted to the examination of outcrop, core and log data. They will use that information and a software to create 3D fractured reservoir models. Using actual Teapot Dome (Wyoming, USA) field data from the Tensleep and Niobrara Shale formations and a hands-on approach, the workshop allows the geoscientist to identify fractures and to construct predictive 3D fracture models that can be used to identify productive zones, plan wells and to create fracture porosity and permeability models for reservoir simulation.

Melbourne Australia 13 September, 2015 13 September, 2015 13777
 
Melbourne, Australia
13 September 2015
In Conjunction with AAPG International Conference & Exhibition (ICE)

This course is a non-numerical introduction to the use of geochemistry and BPSM to better understanding unconventional resources. This course is designed to provide participants with new information on unconventional and sweet spot identification that is not normally available in routine service company courses.

Tulsa Oklahoma United States 06 October, 2015 08 October, 2015 13608
 
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
6-8 October 2015
A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Here is an introduction to 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.

Houston Texas United States 01 December, 2015 04 December, 2015 13554
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-4 December 2015

This course is designed to give participants the basic working tools to explore and develop hydrocarbons in salt basins. Because no two basins are alike, the focus is on understanding the processes and styles of salt-related deformation. At course completion participants should be able to under the depositional setting of layered evaporites, describe the mechanics of salt flow, interpret salt and stratal geometries associated with diapirs, salt welds, and minibasins, and assess more accurately the risks in the exploration of salt basins.

Houston Texas United States 01 December, 2015 03 December, 2015 13609
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-3 December 2015
A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Here is an introduction to 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.

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