Applied Petroleum Geology and Reservoir Petrophysics

UAE, Dubai
Dates flexible
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Yes (Details)
Course Fee

Course Overview

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.

Who should take this course

This course is intended for professional that are working or will work within Oil & Gas sector in particular in upstream operations. These will include geologists geoscientists petrophysicists petroleum, engineers, reservoir engineers, trainee engineers, managers and economists. Case studies and examples will cover a range of levels making the course also suitable for non-technicalstaff however a basic knowledge about Oil and Gas industry is preferable.



Course content

Fundamentals of geology and petrophysics:

  • Geological times
  • Global plate tectonics
  • Weathering and erosion
  • Weathering and erosion


  • 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
  • Prospect identification
  • Drilling and synthesis of subsurface data
  • Geological modelling and development scheme

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