A joint course with AAPG and University of Tulsa Continuing Engineering and Science Education Department

Basic Petroleum Geology for the Non-Geologist

7-9 October 2014
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

In taking this course, you will learn:

  1. How to Identify the most common rocks and minerals.
  2. The different types of crude oils and natural gasses and their measurements.
  3. The basic processes in the formation and deformation of sedimentary rocks.
  4. The formation of natural gas and crude oil.
  5. The occurrence and distribution of crude oil and natural gas.
  6. The characteristics of petroleum traps.
  7. The use of geological and seismic data in petroleum exploration.
  8. How to drill a well, the language, technique and equipment.
  9. How to test a well and qualitatively interpret well logs.
  10. How to complete a well, the language, techniques and equipment.
  11. The challenge of offshore exploration, drilling and production.
  12. How to produce crude oil and natural gas, calculate reserves, stimulate wells and improve oil recovery.
DoubleTree Warren Place, Tulsa, OK
DoubleTree Warren Place, Tulsa, OK
6110 S. Yale Ave
Tulsa Oklahoma 74136
United States
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*Group Rate applies if sending 3 or more persons from the same company - ask for details.

Tuition includes the textbook Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling and Production, course notes, a common rock and mineral kit, a petroleum glossary, a wallet card listing geological times and various map symbols, and four large colored wall charts: 1) Petroleum Basin Map of the United States, 2) Drilling Rig Component Diagram, 3) Well Log Response Chart and 4) Oil and Gas Field Classifier. Daily morning and afternoon refreshments are provided.

Note: If paying with a check, please make check payable to University of Tulsa, CESE. (Applies to this course only.)

Sponsored By:


Norman J. Hyne NJH Energy, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Vicky Vicky Kroh Registrar +1 918 560 2650
Debbi Debbi Boonstra Education Coordinator +1 918 560-2630

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