Applied Petroleum Geology and Reservoir Petrophysics

Classroom based course with study materials, lecturer support and CPD Hours included

London Training For Excellence


£4,200 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
5 Days
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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This course is intended for professionals involved in petroleum industry that need to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge related to evaluation and investigation of oil and gas reserves. The program includes the description of natural structures where the petroleum originated, petroleum formation process and methods used to quantify the economic advantage associated with well drilling.


Fundamentals of geology and petrophysics

  • Geological times
  • Global plate tectonics
  • Weathering and erosion Weathering and erosion
  • Deposition
  • Depositional systems
  • Bioturbation and diagenesis
  • Correlation and stratigraphy
  • Classification and characterization of minerals and rocks
  • Rock porosity assessment
  • Rock permeability assessment
  • Reserve estimation

Petroleum formation

  • Petroleum chemistry
  • Typologies of petroleum
  • Petroleum formation
  • Petroleum migration
  • Petroleum accumulation
  • Petroleum maturation
  • Common traps geometries
  • Anticlinal theory
  • Structural geology

Surveying methods

  • Pore systems and flow units
  • Geochemical logs
  • Geological mapping and cross-sections
  • Geological prospecting
  • Geophysical prospecting
  • Geophysical methods
  • Gravity surveying
  • Magnetic surveying
  • Electromagnetic surveying
  • Reflection seismology
  • Magnetotellurics
  • Magnetotellurics
  • Prospect identification
  • Drilling and synthesis of subsurface data
  • Geological modelling and development scheme

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