Engineering - Course - Principles Of Petroleum Geology

  • Course Code: GEOL206
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab)
  • Course Type: Petroleum Engineering Core Courses (PECC)

Course Description

Geological characteristics of the Earth, sedimentary rock fill of depositional basins, fundamental principles of petroleum geology, different settings in which accumulations of conventional oil and gas are found, Fundamentals source rock, reservoir, and trap studies; well log and seismic interpretation, petroleum geochemistry, and mapping. Migration pathways and reservoir traps, procedures adopted for assessing resources and reserves. Pre-req.: GEOL201, MCHE201