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February 2021

Petroleum Fluids and Source Rock in E&P Projects (Live Online)

February 22 8:00 AM - March 3 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Alexei Milkov, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 6 Half-Day Sessions, 8:00AM - 12:00PM CT (24.0 Hours) February 22-24 & March 01-03, 2021 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geoscientists, geoscience managers working exploration, appraisal, development, production, environmental projects. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Interpret fluids/source rock data to add value to projects from exploration to environmental remediation in both conventional/unconventional petroleum systems world-wide. Fundamentals of petroleum composition/properties. Sampling of rocks, fluids. Analytical techniques to evaluate potential of source rocks,…

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March 2021

Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy

March 1 8:00 AM - March 5 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Oscar Lopez-Gamundi, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days March 01-05, 2021 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Designed for geologist, geophysicists, and engineers actively working in the exploration and production of carbonate rocks. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This five-day course covers the basic concepts of carbonate sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy with emphasis on their practical applications for oil and gas exploration, appraisal and production. All concepts are illustrated with examples of outcrop well-log, core and seismic data. LEARNING…

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Reservoir Characterization for Mudrock Reservoirs

March 8 8:00 AM - March 10 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Stephen A. Sonnenberg, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days March 08-10, 2021 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, & engineers who are interested in exploring and developing resources in mudrock formations. The course is intended to be an overview of various successful and unsuccessful mudrock systems. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to mudrock resource plays.  A wide range of topics will be covered to familiarize the participant with the…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

March 15 8:00 AM - March 19 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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Our flagship course covers both fundamental and advanced methods of subsurface mapping that have been used by the most proficient exploration and development geoscientists in the industry, as well as an introduction to some of the more recent advances in interpretation.

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Cement Evaluation and Repair Workshop

March 22 8:00 AM - March 23 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTORS: William K. "Bill" Ott, PE and James J. Smolen, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Drilling and completion engineers, field supervisors, petroleum engineers and geologists, company executives and officials, independent producers, field personnel with operating & service companies, production managers and engineers. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-day training course will focus on detection of fluid channels, voids and leaks, and their effective repair. Poor cement coverage often leads to production of…

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April 2021

Predicting Organic Shale Well Performance

April 8 8:00 AM - April 9 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robert "Bob" Barba DISCIPLINE: Engineering & Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, geoscientists, asset managers who want to develop techniques for predicting well performance in organic shale reservoirs by integrating petrophysical analysis with rock properties, production data. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Petrophysical analysis of organic shale reservoirs is more complicated than analysis of conventional reservoirs.  The presence of kerogen in organic shale reservoirs introduces a level of complexity into petrophysical analysis…

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Geosteering: Best Practices, Pitfalls & Applied Solutions

April 12 8:00 AM - April 13 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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The course will include intermediate-level review of the topics that most often impact the geosteering effort, including best practices that account for the most common sources of difficulty.

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Applied Drilling Engineering Optimization for Drilling Engineers

April 12 8:00 AM - April 13 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robello Samuel, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Drilling engineers, well operations personnel, who would like to gain greater understanding of mud motor design and their applications in drilling. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics will include techniques of optimization, basic concepts, different optimization methods, hydraulic optimization, different nozzle selection criteria, diamond and roller cone bit weight on bit, rotary speed drilling optimization, hydraulic optimization with special downhole tools, well cost estimation,…

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Applied Drillstring Mechanics for Drilling Engineers

April 14 8:00 AM - April 15 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robello Samuel, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Drilling engineers, well operations personnel, rig supervisors, drilling supervisors, and pipe manufacturers who would like to gain greater understanding of mud motor design and their applications in drilling. COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course provides a comprehensive treatment of drill string design, practices with theoretical underpinnings. Various operational loads and limits discussed will provide more comprehensive view of the drillstring mechanics. It also covers advanced…

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Principles and Practices of Mud Motor

April 16 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robello Samuel, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 1 CEUS: 0.8 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Drilling engineers, well operations personnel, rig supervisors, drilling supervisors mud motor designers and manufacturers who would like to gain greater understanding of mud motor design and their applications in drilling. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is focused on developing an understanding of positive displacement motors, commonly called mud motors. A mud motor is a simple but elegant machine that has become an…

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Basics of the Petroleum Industry

April 19 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Hal Miller DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 1 (Classroom) / 3 Three-Hour Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 0.8 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Entry level geoscientists and engineers, as well as administrative assistants, clerks, lawyers, landmen, accountants, supervisors and managers. Also for participants coming to the oil industry from other backgrounds or industries. COURSE DESCRIPTION: A MUST course for new hires in the industry as well as non-technical personnel and support staff. Basics of the Petroleum Industry…

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The Daniel J. Tearpock Geoscience Certification Program (“Geoscience Boot Camp”)

April 19 8:00 AM - July 9 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: SCA Staff DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 60 Days CEUS: 23.2 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This program is recommended for early career geoscientists and engineers who will benefit from a timely and cost-effective means of learning and applying geology, geophysics and engineering fundamentals in order to accelerate their contributions to exploration or development teams working in the upstream oil and gas industry. The program is applicable to cross-discipline technical professionals entering oil and gas…

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The Practice of Seismic Stratigraphy in Deepwater Settings

April 19 8:00 AM - April 21 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Bradford E. Prather DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, petroleum engineers, supervisors, managers, and technical support staff who are interested in learning the fundamentals of deepwater (turbidite) depositional systems for application to development and exploration. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Play-based exploration as used in the oil industry relies on developing a thorough understanding of the evolution of key sedimentary sequences through time in the form of Gross Depositional Environment (GDE)…

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Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration and Production

April 20 8:00 AM - April 23 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lansing Taylor, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 4 Days CEUS: 3.2 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Exploration and production geologists, geophysicists and engineers who need to develop knowledge in a broad range of global structural styles; understand the structural geometry of trap-forming structures and to apply structural techniques to make improved seismic interpretations, balanced cross sections and structural maps in complex areas. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Structural geology is often the fundamental key to successful interpretation and prospecting. This…

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Sequence Stratigraphy Applied to O&G Exploration

April 26 8:00 AM - April 30 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Oscar Lopez-Gamundi, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days (Classroom) / 3 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 1.2 - 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists and engineers actively working in exploration and production: COURSE DESCRIPTION: This five-day course covers the concepts and practical applications of sequence stratigraphy for oil and gas exploration, appraisal and production. All concepts are illustrated with examples of seismic, well-log, core, and outcrop data. The exercises emphasize the recognition of termination…

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May 2021

Applied Seismic Interpretation

May 10 8:00 AM - May 11 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: James J. Willis, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Petroleum geoscientists, petroleum engineers and those interacting with or supporting these professionals in the search for or the exploitation of hydrocarbons. COURSE DESCRIPTION: In this two-day course, we review and apply the basics of seismic interpretation as related to oil and gas exploration, development and production. During the first morning, we review the geophysical principles of reflection seismology without getting…

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Hand Contouring Workshop

May 12 8:00 AM - May 14 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Sia Agah DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House TESTIMONIAL: “The ‘students’ were very challenged, technically stretched, loved it all, and are now are mentally exhausted (perfect!). None of them will look at a computer generated contour map the same way again! (this is exactly what I wanted). I am very happy with the way it went, and that we were able to offer something of this quality to our staff.” - John –…

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QC Techniques for Reviewing Prospects & Acquisitions

May 12 8:00 AM - May 14 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robert 'Bob' Shoup DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House COURSE DESCRIPTION: Do you want to avoid drilling dry holes? Do you want accurate reserve assessments? Almost all maps generated in a workstation are wrong, sometime significantly so. Reserves estimated from those maps are inaccurate. Prospects drilled on those maps are often dry holes. This course addresses the need for a systematic approach for quickly screening interpretations, maps, and prospects to ensure that the…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

May 17 8:00 AM - May 21 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTORS: Sia Agah DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, engineers, managers and support staff involved in exploration or development. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Our flagship course covers both fundamental and advanced methods of subsurface mapping that have been used by the most proficient exploration and development geoscientists in the industry, as well as an introduction to some of the more recent advances in interpretation. Mapping techniques, examples and exercises for extensional and…

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Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation

May 24 8:00 AM - May 28 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: James Smolen, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Formation Evaluation COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Reservoir and production engineers and geologists, cased hole sales engineers, petrophysicists, log analysts and others involved in maximizing recovery, identifying production problems or planning workover operations. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This comprehensive, up-to-date course covers new and traditional wireline diagnostic techniques for cased wells and emphasizes three major factors. 1.) Evaluation of formation through casing focuses on locating oil, gas and…

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Mapping Seismic Data Workshop

May 24 8:00 AM - May 26 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Alan Cherry DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Entry to intermediate level geologists and geophysicists who have some basic experience interpreting seismic data. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is a MUST course for new interpreters of 2-D and 3-D seismic data. How do you accurately interpret seismic data? How do you loop-tie seismic data to validate your interpretation? How do you generate fault and horizon maps from seismic data? These are but…

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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

May 27 8:00 AM - May 28 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Susan Howes PE PHR DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geoscientists, geotechs, engineering techs, landmen, attorneys, financial and accounting managers, support professionals, and other non-technical personnel who require a basic understanding of petroleum engineering. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-day course describes the main aspects of petroleum engineering with the different engineering functions of the petroleum business broken down into a discussion of each discipline, with an emphasis on what…

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June 2021

Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

June 7 8:00 AM - June 9 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Stephen A. Sonnenberg, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, reservoir engineers and managers who are exploring for and developing oil and gas fields in unconventional, basin-centered petroleum systems. Basic knowledge of well log evaluation is recommended. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This three-day workshop introduces sound evaluation techniques used in choosing and developing “unconventional resource new ventures.” It combines geology, reservoir engineering, reserves evaluation, economic forecasting…

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Petroleum Fluids and Source Rock in E&P Projects

June 9 8:00 AM - June 11 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Alexei Milkov, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days (Classroom) / 6 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geoscientists, geoscience managers working exploration, appraisal, development, production, environmental projects. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Interpret fluids/source rock data to add value to projects from exploration to environmental remediation in both conventional/unconventional petroleum systems world-wide. Fundamentals of petroleum composition/properties. Sampling of rocks, fluids. Analytical techniques to evaluate potential of source rocks, composition of petroleum fluids. Characterization/risking…

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Introduction to Energy Data Science in Python

June 21 8:00 AM - June 23 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: John T. Foster, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs, Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days (Classroom) / 5 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 2.0 - 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Technical energy industry professionals (petroleum engineers, geoscientists) with basic Python proficiency. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This three-day workshop focuses on the application of programming, visualizations, and data science solutions to energy industry data. Dr. Foster believes that Python will be a key tool in the future…

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Reservoir Scale Geomechanics

June 28 8:00 AM - June 29 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Amy D Fox, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days (Classroom) / 3 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 1.2 - 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, engineers (geological, reservoir, drilling, completions), petrophysicists, asset managers. Because it is such a multi-disciplinary subject, anyone involved in planning or implementing a field development project can benefit from learning how geomechanics is relevant from exploration to abandonment. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Petroleum geomechanics is a unique, multi-disciplinary field that…

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July 2021

Pressure Transient Well Test Design and Interpretation

July 12 8:00 AM - July 16 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Christine Ehlig-Economides, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Formation Evaluation COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers and geoscientists interested in well and reservoir evaluation from well tests and production data. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This 5-day course will provide a comprehensive view of pressure transient test design and interpretation. The emphasis is on understanding how well and reservoir parameters of practical interest can be quantified from well tests. Well parameters causing productivity loss include near wellbore…

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Evaluating Well Performance For Unconventional And Unconventional Reservoirs

July 19 8:00 AM - July 21 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robert 'Bob' Barba DISCIPLINE: Engineering & Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, managers, and geoscientists concerned that their reservoirs may not be completed using the best possible techniques. COURSE DESCRIPTION: So, your well didn’t come in as expected. Was it the reservoir, the frac treatment, or a combination of both? This three-day course is designed for engineers, geoscientists, and asset managers who want to maximize asset value in horizontal or…

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Refrac Candidate Selection, Execution and Performance Evaluation for Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

July 22 8:00 AM - July 23 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robert 'Bob' Barba DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, managers, and geoscientists who want to maximize the probability of success and minimize surprises from a refrac program in unconventional or conventional reservoirs. Particular emphasis is placed on managing primary (parent) - infill (child) frac interactions within a drilling spacing unit to avoid EUR losses and to maximize the number of wellbores within the DSU. Refracs have been shown to…

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August 2021

Basics of the Petroleum Industry

August 9 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Hal Miller DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 1 (Classroom) / 3 Three-Hour Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 0.8 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Entry level geoscientists and engineers, as well as administrative assistants, clerks, lawyers, landmen, accountants, supervisors and managers. Also for participants coming to the oil industry from other backgrounds or industries. COURSE DESCRIPTION: A MUST course for new hires in the industry as well as non-technical personnel and support staff. Basics of the Petroleum Industry…

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The Daniel J. Tearpock Geoscience Certification Program (“Geoscience Boot Camp”)

August 9 8:00 AM - October 29 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: SCA Staff DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 60 Days CEUS: 23.2 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This program is recommended for early career geoscientists and engineers who will benefit from a timely and cost-effective means of learning and applying geology, geophysics and engineering fundamentals in order to accelerate their contributions to exploration or development teams working in the upstream oil and gas industry. The program is applicable to cross-discipline technical professionals entering oil and gas…

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Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration and Production

August 10 8:00 AM - August 13 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lansing Taylor, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 4 Days CEUS: 3.2 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Exploration and production geologists, geophysicists and engineers who need to develop knowledge in a broad range of global structural styles; understand the structural geometry of trap-forming structures and to apply structural techniques to make improved seismic interpretations, balanced cross sections and structural maps in complex areas. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Structural geology is often the fundamental key to successful interpretation and prospecting. This…

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PRMS and SEC Reserves and Resources Regulations

August 16 8:00 AM - August 17 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: W. John Lee, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, engineers, supervisors, managers, financial analysts, investors, bankers, or anyone who needs to understand the industry standard methods to classify and report reserves and resources. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course summarizes the PRMS resources classification system and the SEC regulatory system for reporting reserves. The PRMS guidelines, the basis for many of the modernized SEC reserves guidelines, are also summarized. These…

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Sequence Stratigraphy Applied to O&G Exploration

August 16 8:00 AM - August 20 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Oscar Lopez-Gamundi, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days (Classroom) / 3 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 1.2 - 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists and engineers actively working in exploration and production: COURSE DESCRIPTION: This five-day course covers the concepts and practical applications of sequence stratigraphy for oil and gas exploration, appraisal and production. All concepts are illustrated with examples of seismic, well-log, core, and outcrop data. The exercises emphasize the recognition of termination…

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Practical Interpretation of Open Hole Logs

August 23 8:00 AM - August 27 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Robert 'Bob' Barba DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Formation Evaluation COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days (Classroom) / 6 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 2.4 - 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Reservoir engineers, petroleum engineers, production engineers, geologists, geophysicists, managers, independent operators, marketing personnel and anyone who needs a practical understanding of open hole log interpretation. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course requires no prior knowledge of logs or log interpretation. Attendees will learn basic interpretation techniques needed to interpret open hole well…

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Production Forecasting For Low Permeability Reservoirs

August 23 8:00 AM - August 24 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: W. John Lee, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days (Classroom) / 4 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, geologists, financial analysts, investors, bankers, or anyone who needs to understand traditional and recent methods to forecast production for low-permeability oil and gas reservoirs. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course summarizes decline curve analysis (DCA), including Arps’ decline models, linear flow models, and other recent decline analysis approaches. We provide background information…

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Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy

August 30 8:00 AM - September 3 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Oscar Lopez-Gamundi, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days March 01-05, 2021 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Designed for geologist, geophysicists, and engineers actively working in the exploration and production of carbonate rocks. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This five-day course covers the basic concepts of carbonate sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy with emphasis on their practical applications for oil and gas exploration, appraisal and production. All concepts are illustrated with examples of outcrop well-log, core and seismic data. LEARNING OUTCOMES:…

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Applied Seismic Interpretation

August 30 8:00 AM - August 31 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: James J. Willis, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Petroleum geoscientists, petroleum engineers and those interacting with or supporting these professionals in the search for or the exploitation of hydrocarbons. COURSE DESCRIPTION: In this two-day course, we review and apply the basics of seismic interpretation as related to oil and gas exploration, development and production. During the first morning, we review the geophysical principles of reflection seismology without getting…

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September 2021

Hand Contouring Workshop

September 1 8:00 AM - September 3 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Sia Agah DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House TESTIMONIAL: “The ‘students’ were very challenged, technically stretched, loved it all, and are now are mentally exhausted (perfect!). None of them will look at a computer generated contour map the same way again! (this is exactly what I wanted). I am very happy with the way it went, and that we were able to offer something of this quality to our staff.” - John –…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

September 7 8:00 AM - September 10 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTORS: Sia Agah DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, engineers, managers and support staff involved in exploration or development. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Our flagship course covers both fundamental and advanced methods of subsurface mapping that have been used by the most proficient exploration and development geoscientists in the industry, as well as an introduction to some of the more recent advances in interpretation. Mapping techniques, examples and exercises for extensional and…

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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

September 13 8:00 AM - September 14 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Susan Howes PE PHR DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geoscientists, geotechs, engineering techs, landmen, attorneys, financial and accounting managers, support professionals, and other non-technical personnel who require a basic understanding of petroleum engineering. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-day course describes the main aspects of petroleum engineering with the different engineering functions of the petroleum business broken down into a discussion of each discipline, with an emphasis on what…

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Petroleum Fluids and Source Rock in E&P Projects

September 13 8:00 AM - September 15 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Alexei Milkov, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days (Classroom) / 6 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geoscientists, geoscience managers working exploration, appraisal, development, production, environmental projects. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Interpret fluids/source rock data to add value to projects from exploration to environmental remediation in both conventional/unconventional petroleum systems world-wide. Fundamentals of petroleum composition/properties. Sampling of rocks, fluids. Analytical techniques to evaluate potential of source rocks, composition of petroleum fluids. Characterization/risking…

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Mapping Seismic Data Workshop

September 15 8:00 AM - September 17 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Alan Cherry DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Entry to intermediate level geologists and geophysicists who have some basic experience interpreting seismic data. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is a MUST course for new interpreters of 2-D and 3-D seismic data. How do you accurately interpret seismic data? How do you loop-tie seismic data to validate your interpretation? How do you generate fault and horizon maps from seismic data? These are but…

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October 2021

Introduction to Energy Data Science in Python

October 4 8:00 AM - October 6 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: John T. Foster, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs, Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days (Classroom) / 5 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 2.0 - 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Technical energy industry professionals (petroleum engineers, geoscientists) with basic Python proficiency. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This three-day workshop focuses on the application of programming, visualizations, and data science solutions to energy industry data. Dr. Foster believes that Python will be a key tool in the future…

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Reservoir Scale Geomechanics

October 7 8:00 AM - October 8 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Amy D Fox, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days (Classroom) / 3 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 1.2 - 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House  WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, engineers (geological, reservoir, drilling, completions), petrophysicists, asset managers. Because it is such a multi-disciplinary subject, anyone involved in planning or implementing a field development project can benefit from learning how geomechanics is relevant from exploration to abandonment. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Petroleum geomechanics is a unique, multi-disciplinary field that…

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Artificial Lift and Real-Time Optimization for Unconventional Assets

October 11 8:00 AM - October 13 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Rajan N. Chokshi, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days March 08-10, 2021 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Artificial lift and production personnel responsible for shale fields development and production. Reservoir, completion, drilling and facilities engineers working on shale development. Field and asset supervisors and managers interested in improving performance of their unconventional assets. Anyone interested in learning about artificial lift and unique challenges of unconventional production. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Unlike conventional production, unconventional production is…

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Introduction to Subsurface Machine Learning

October 14 8:00 AM - October 15 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Michael J. Pyrcz, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs, Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days (Classroom) / 4 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Technical energy industry professionals (petroleum engineers, geoscientists) with basic Python proficiency. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-day workshop focuses on the advanced application of data analytics, geostatistics, and machine learning to energy industry data. The course is a critical step in laying the foundation necessary for thinking statistically and…

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Depositional Evolution of the Gulf of Mexico Sedimentary Basin

October 18 8:00 AM - October 20 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: John W. Snedden, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This course has been designed for working geoscientists who wish to develop a thorough understanding of the Gulf of Mexico tectonostratigraphic history, supporting regional and prospect evaluation. Covers basin history and current exploration in the US and Mexico, Mesozoic and Cenozoic. COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Gulf of Mexico’s stratigraphic and structural history underlies and supports one of the world’s…

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November 2021

Geosteering: Best Practices, Pitfalls & Applied Solutions

November 1 8:00 AM - November 2 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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Geosteering Class Output

The course will include intermediate-level review of the topics that most often impact the geosteering effort, including best practices that account for the most common sources of difficulty.

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Pore Pressure, Fracture Pressure And Well-Bore Stability

November 8 8:00 AM - November 10 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Selim Shaker, PhD DISCIPLINE: Formation Evaluation COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days (Classroom) / 6 Half-Day Sessions (Live Online) CEUS: 2.6 AVAILABILITY: In-House & Live Online WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, drilling and reservoir engineers, well log analysts, basin-model specialists, managers, and support staff involved in exploration, development and drilling. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is a comprehensive course using the basic models of geology, rock-mechanics and hydrodynamics to predict and appraise subsurface geopressure and, consequently, evaluate your prospect risk pre-and post-drilling. Participants will…

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Cement Evaluation and Repair Workshop

November 11 8:00 AM - November 12 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTORS: William K. "Bill" Ott, PE and James J. Smolen, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Drilling and completion engineers, field supervisors, petroleum engineers and geologists, company executives and officials, independent producers, field personnel with operating & service companies, production managers and engineers. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-day training course will focus on detection of fluid channels, voids and leaks, and their effective repair. Poor cement coverage often leads to production of undesired…

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Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

November 15 8:00 AM - November 17 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Stephen A. Sonnenberg, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, reservoir engineers and managers who are exploring for and developing oil and gas fields in unconventional, basin-centered petroleum systems. Basic knowledge of well log evaluation is recommended. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This three-day workshop introduces sound evaluation techniques used in choosing and developing “unconventional resource new ventures.” It combines geology, reservoir engineering, reserves evaluation, economic forecasting…

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December 2021

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

December 6 8:00 AM - December 10 5:00 PM CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$3550.00 30 tickets left

INSTRUCTORS: Sia Agah DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, engineers, managers and support staff involved in exploration or development. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Our flagship course covers both fundamental and advanced methods of subsurface mapping that have been used by the most proficient exploration and development geoscientists in the industry, as well as an introduction to some of the more recent advances in interpretation. Mapping techniques, examples and exercises for extensional and…

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REGISTRATION should be made at least one month before the start of a course. It is recommended that participants register early due to limited seating. However, we will accept paid registrations up to the last business day before the class, provided there are seats available. Registrants will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of registration and will receive complete venue information two weeks prior to the first day of class.

As a reminder: your seat in a course is not confirmed until payment is received.

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