The Many Faces of GIS: Oil and Gas Applications, New Directions, Careers

27 March, 2009
Who Should Attend
This course will be useful to geologists, geophysicists, engineers, geotechnologists and environmental managers from integrated oil companies and small businesses, and anyone else interested in learning more about GIS technologies.
Objectives

What can Geographical Information Systems (GIS) do for you? GIS is changing and it is being used in more ways than ever before. Join two GIS/geoscience experts Scott Sires and Gerry Bartz as they use information from the Teapot Dome Field in Wyoming (DOE/RMOTC program). Listen and boost your knowledge and skills. You will also find out the AAPG's GIS initiatives. CEUs available with expanded package (additional lectures, readings, quiz). Information about jobs, careers, and entrepreneurship will be covered.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Advantages of GIS in the management of Oil & Gas Operations
    • accuracy
    • remote monitoring
    • communication
  • 3D Visualization
    • reservoir characterization
    • subsurface infrastructure
  • Classifying attributes
    • producing horizons
    • road conditions
    • seismic lines
  • Data Mining

Once registered, you will be contacted by our technical support facilitator with FTP information.

Course Content

What can Geographical Information Systems (GIS) do for you? GIS is changing and it is being used in more ways than ever before. Join two GIS/geoscience experts Scott Sires and Gerry Bartz as they use information from the Teapot Dome Field in Wyoming (DOE/RMOTC program). Listen and boost your knowledge and skills. You will also find out the AAPG's GIS initiatives. CEUs available with expanded package (additional lectures, readings, quiz). Information about jobs, careers, and entrepreneurship will be covered.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Advantages of GIS in the management of Oil & Gas Operations
      • accuracy
      • remote monitoring
      • communication
  • 3D Visualization
      • reservoir characterization
      • subsurface infrastructure
  • Classifying attributes
      • producing horizons
      • road conditions
      • seismic lines
  • Data Mining

Once registered, you will be contacted by our technical support facilitator with FTP information.

Recording of original webinar, packet of independent study reading materials, PDF of original PowerPoint presentation by FTP download. (Original presentation date: March 27, 2009.) Some materials will also sent by e-mail.

$75
$75
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Member Tuition without CEU
$95
$95
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Nonmember Tuition without CEU
$25
$25
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Student Tuition without CEU
$100
$100
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Member Tuition with CEU
$145
$145
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Nonmember Tuition with CEU
$35
$35
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Student Tuition with CEU
250
Limit
1.0
CEU

Expanded package for CEU credit is $100 for AAPG members, and $145 for non-members. Special Student Pricing: $25 for Webinar only; $35 for Expanded package.

 

Gerald Bartz Geospatial Technology Department and the Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute, Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas, USA
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Susan Nash, Ph.D. Director of Education and Professional Development +1 918 560 2604
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