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November 2019

Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty Management

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$1925 – $2125 50 tickets left

This course is for members of multi-disciplinary project teams who need to identify key technical, mechanical, geological and commercial risks, and develop mitigation plans to address these risks.

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Geosteering: Best Practices, Pitfalls & Applied Solutions

November 6 @ 8:00 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125 24 tickets left

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

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125 30 tickets left

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…

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Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2575 – $2775 50 tickets left

This three-day workshop introduces sound evaluation techniques used in choosing and developing “unconventional resource new ventures.”

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December 2019

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

December 2 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$3350 – $3550 47 tickets left

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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Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

December 10 @ 8:00 am - December 12 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2575 – $2775 50 tickets left

This three-day workshop introduces sound evaluation techniques used in choosing and developing “unconventional resource new ventures.”

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January 2020

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

January 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$3550.00 25 tickets left

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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February 2020

The Practice of Seismic Stratigraphy in Deepwater Settings

February 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2775.00 25 tickets left

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…

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Well Stimulation Workshop: Practical and Applied

February 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$3550.00 25 tickets left

INSTRUCTOR: Gerrit Nitters or Leo Roodhart DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Senior technologists and middle management, those involved in development planning, economics and production operations, production chemists, well stimulation specialists and well completions design engineers, in conventional as well as unconventional plays including shale gas, coal bed methane, etc. This includes completion, production, reservoir and drilling engineers; economists, asset managers and geologists. COURSE DESCRIPTION: In the drive…

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March 2020

Reservoir Characterization for Mudrock Reservoirs

March 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2775.00 25 tickets left

INSTRUCTOR: Stephen A. Sonnenberonng, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 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 important…

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Basics of the Petroleum Industry

March 16, 2020 @ 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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$1450.00 25 tickets left

A MUST course for new hires in the industry as well as non-technical personnel and support staff. Basics of the Petroleum Industry covers a wide variety of topics such as the generation and trapping of hydrocarbons, the nature of geophysics, and basic petroleum engineering practices.

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Introduction to Drilling Engineering

March 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125.00 25 tickets left

INSTRUCTOR: Lee A. Richards, PhD, PE DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Intro & Multi-Disciplinary COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 2 Days CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Entry level drilling engineers, rig supervisors, drilling supervisors (company men), geologists, and other personnel that need to advance their knowledge into the basic theory of oil and gas well drilling and engineering. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed as an overview of well drilling and introduction to the principals that govern operation margins for land…

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

March 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$43500.00 25 tickets left

INSTRUCTOR: SCA Staff DISCIPLINE: Intro & Multi-Disciplinary 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…

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Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration and Production

March 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 20, 2020 @ 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.…

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Drilling Fluids

March 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lee A. Richards, PhD, PE DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Formation Evaluation COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Drilling engineers and well operations personnel who would like to gain greater understanding of drilling fluids, their application and the principals behind fluid treatment. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to improve understanding of drilling fluids and the theory behind fluid treatment and maintenance. Often during operations drilling engineers and well-site supervisors lack the basic understanding…

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Sequence Stratigraphy Applied to O&G Exploration

March 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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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.

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Cement Evaluation and Repair Workshop

March 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 25, 2020 @ 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 undesired…

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Practical Interpretation of Open Hole Logs

March 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 3, 2020 @ 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 CEUS: 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 acquire understanding and basic interpretation techniques needed to interpret open hole well logs. Both quick-look qualitative interpretations…

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PRMS And SEC Reserves And Resources Regulations

March 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2020 @ 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.…

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April 2020

Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty Management

April 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125.00 25 tickets left

This course is for members of multi-disciplinary project teams who need to identify key technical, mechanical, geological and commercial risks, and develop mitigation plans to address these risks.

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Production Forecasting For Low Permeability Reservoirs

April 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125.00 25 tickets left

This course summarizes decline curve analysis (DCA), including Arps’ decline models, linear flow models, and other recent decline analysis approaches. We provide background information on basic fluid flow theory, which enhances understanding of strengths and limitations of both traditional and recent decline analysis methods. Numerous short class exercises illustrating principles will be included.

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Applied Seismic Interpretation

April 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125.00 25 tickets left

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 deeply into the math. This includes a brief look at seismic acquisition and processing. The first afternoon focuses on tying well data to seismic lines and structural (fault) interpretation. A major exercise has you generate a time structure map in a complexly faulted area.

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Hand Contouring Workshop

April 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 10, 2020 @ 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   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, reservoir engineers and managers who are exploring for and developing oil and gas fields in conventional and unconventional petroleum systems. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn proper subsurface interpretation and contouring methodology through hand-contoured mapping exercises. Hand contouring encourages formulation of a geologic model which will guide or validate subsequent interpretation utilizing the workstation. A primary objective is to…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

April 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$3550.00 25 tickets left

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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Mapping Seismic Data Workshop

April 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2775.00 25 tickets left

The objective is to introduce the participants to the fundamentals of hands-on interpretation of seismic data, the seismic tie to well log data, and the generation of various maps based on both seismic and well data. After a brief introduction to the project area and data, the participants will dive into the hands-on interpretation of 2-D seismic lines, and integrate well log fault and formation tops to the seismic interpretation.

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Predicting Organic Shale Well Performance

April 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 21, 2020 @ 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…

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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

April 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers INSTRUCTOR: Susan Howes PE PHR DISCIPLINE: Intro & Multi-Disciplinary 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…

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May 2020

Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation

May 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 15, 2020 @ 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…

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Transient Well Testing

May 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Medhat (Med) M. Kamal, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Formation Evaluation COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 5 Days CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public & In-House   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This workshop is especially targeted at the following professionals who have basic knowledge/experience of reservoir engineering & well testing in the oil and gas industry: Reservoir engineers, production engineers, petroleum engineers, geoscientists, subsurface managers, exploration & production managers. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Led by an expert reservoir engineering consultant, this workshop will underline transient well test analysis techniques,…

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June 2020

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

June 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$3550.00 25 tickets left

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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Basics of the Petroleum Industry

June 1, 2020 @ 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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$1450.00 25 tickets left

A MUST course for new hires in the industry as well as non-technical personnel and support staff. Basics of the Petroleum Industry covers a wide variety of topics such as the generation and trapping of hydrocarbons, the nature of geophysics, and basic petroleum engineering practices.

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Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

June 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2775.00 25 tickets left

This three-day workshop introduces sound evaluation techniques used in choosing and developing “unconventional resource new ventures.”

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Applied Concepts in Fractured Reservoirs

June 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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This is a hands-on class anchored with a 50-piece teaching collection of natural and induced fractures in core that students will work with during class exercises. In addition, and with pre-planning, in-house courses can utilize client core, image logs and CT scan data.

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Petroleum Fluids and Source Rock in E&P Projects

June 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 24, 2020 @ 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 and Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH (DAYS): 3 Days 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 of source rocks, prediction of…

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QC Techniques for Reviewing Prospects & Acquisitions

June 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - June 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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This course addresses the need for a systematic approach for quickly screening interpretations, maps, and prospects to ensure that the potential resources or reserves estimated from those maps are accurately assessed. Through a combination of lecture and exercises, students will learn how to review maps and interpretations with the aim of identifying fundamental interpretation, mapping and estimating errors.

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Reservoir Scale Geomechanics

June 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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The course is focused on conveying an understanding of why an accurate geo- mechanical model is necessary and how it can inform decisions made by various stakeholders within an oil and gas organization.

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Production Forecasting For Low Permeability Reservoirs

June 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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$2125.00 25 tickets left

This course summarizes decline curve analysis (DCA), including Arps’ decline models, linear flow models, and other recent decline analysis approaches. We provide background information on basic fluid flow theory, which enhances understanding of strengths and limitations of both traditional and recent decline analysis methods. Numerous short class exercises illustrating principles will be included.

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July 2020

Pressure Transient Well Test Design and Interpretation

July 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 10, 2020 @ 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…

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PRMS And SEC Reserves And Resources Regulations

July 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 7, 2020 @ 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.…

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Project Management Professional Exam Prep Course

July 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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This course is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), published by the Project Management Institute (PMI), as a recognized standard for the project management profession.

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Evaluating Well Performance For Unconventional And Unconventional Reservoirs

July 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 29, 2020 @ 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…

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August 2020

Basics of the Petroleum Industry

August 10, 2020 @ 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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$1450.00 25 tickets left

A MUST course for new hires in the industry as well as non-technical personnel and support staff. Basics of the Petroleum Industry covers a wide variety of topics such as the generation and trapping of hydrocarbons, the nature of geophysics, and basic petroleum engineering practices.

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

August 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 30, 2020 @ 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: Intro & Multi-Disciplinary 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…

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Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration and Production

August 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 14, 2020 @ 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.…

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Sequence Stratigraphy Applied to O&G Exploration

August 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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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.

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Practical Interpretation of Open Hole Logs

August 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 28, 2020 @ 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 CEUS: 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 acquire understanding and basic interpretation techniques needed to interpret open hole well logs. Both quick-look qualitative interpretations…

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Applied Seismic Interpretation

August 31, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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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 deeply into the math. This includes a brief look at seismic acquisition and processing. The first afternoon focuses on tying well data to seismic lines and structural (fault) interpretation. A major exercise has you generate a time structure map in a complexly faulted area.

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September 2020

Hand Contouring Workshop

September 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 4, 2020 @ 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   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, reservoir engineers and managers who are exploring for and developing oil and gas fields in conventional and unconventional petroleum systems. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn proper subsurface interpretation and contouring methodology through hand-contoured mapping exercises. Hand contouring encourages formulation of a geologic model which will guide or validate subsequent interpretation utilizing the workstation. A primary objective is to…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

September 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 11, 2020 @ 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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Predicting Organic Shale Well Performance

September 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 9, 2020 @ 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…

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Mapping Seismic Data Workshop

September 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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The objective is to introduce the participants to the fundamentals of hands-on interpretation of seismic data, the seismic tie to well log data, and the generation of various maps based on both seismic and well data. After a brief introduction to the project area and data, the participants will dive into the hands-on interpretation of 2-D seismic lines, and integrate well log fault and formation tops to the seismic interpretation.

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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

September 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers INSTRUCTOR: Susan Howes PE PHR DISCIPLINE: Intro & Multi-Disciplinary 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…

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Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy

September 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 2, 2020 @ 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 CEUS: 4.0 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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October 2020

Project Management Professional Exam Prep Course

October 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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This course is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), published by the Project Management Institute (PMI), as a recognized standard for the project management profession.

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Artificial Lift and Real-Time Optimization for Unconventional Assets

October 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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Unlike conventional production, unconventional production is highly dynamic. Traditional approaches to artificial lift applications are inefficient or even unsuccessful.

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November 2020

Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty Management

November 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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This course is for members of multi-disciplinary project teams who need to identify key technical, mechanical, geological and commercial risks, and develop mitigation plans to address these risks.

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Geosteering: Best Practices, Pitfalls & Applied Solutions

November 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
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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Refrac Candidate Selection, Execution and Performance Evaluation for Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

November 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
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…

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Cement Evaluation and Repair Workshop

November 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 11, 2020 @ 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 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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This three-day workshop introduces sound evaluation techniques used in choosing and developing “unconventional resource new ventures.”

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December 2020

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

December 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm CST
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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