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Computer Mapping For Petroleum Exploration
- INSTRUCTOR :
- Hannes Leetaru, Illinois State Geological Survey, Urbana, IL
- June 6 - 7, 2011
- Fort Worth, TX
(if purchased individually)
Registration for the entire week is $1,695 for members, $1,795 nonmembers. Goes up to $1795/$1895, and/or individual course prices increase by $50/day on 5/9/2011. Includes refreshments and buffet lunch each day in addition to course notes.
No refunds for cancellations after 5/9/2011.
- 1.5 CEU What is a CEU?
Who Should Attend
Geologists, engineers, geophysicists, or geotechs who want to enhance their capability in making realistic maps for petroleum exploration and development.
Objectives and Content
At the conclusion of this course, participants will:
- Have reviewed the basics of mapping the subsurface using the computer.
- Understand how changing the algorithms will change the map.
- Know how to rapidly analyze a potential play.
- Understand how different methods would be used to better find and sell prospects.
- Learn what trend surface analysis will do to enhance subtle features.
- Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Gridding algorithms (What works best?)
- Quick look techniques for evaluating producing acreage
- Regional play assessment
- Finding faults
- Enhancing subtle features on a map
- Map projections and their pitfalls
- Edge effect and how to avoid it
- Methods of data display
- Conformable mapping
- 3D modeling