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Houston, TX 77042 United States
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October 2021

Contouring Methods Workshop

October 20 8:00 AM - October 22 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: 3 Days (October 20-22, 2021) 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.” -…

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November 2021

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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Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (Live Online)

November 8 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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INSTRUCTOR: Christine Ehlig-Economides, PhD and Dimitrios Hatzignatiou, PhD DISCIPLINE: Geoscience, Engineering, Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH: 5 Half-Day Sessions, 8:00AM - 12:00PM CT (20.0 Hours) November 08-12, 2021 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Petroleum engineers and geoscientists interested or already engaged in methane and carbon dioxide (CO2) capture from industrial and agricultural sources and from the air, CO2 utilization for enhanced oil recovery (EOR), and CO2 storage in depleted reservoirs and saline aquifers. COURSE DESCRIPTION: The primary…

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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: 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 fluids,…

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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: 3 Days CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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…

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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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INSTRUCTOR: Sia Agah DISCIPLINE: Geoscience COURSE LENGTH: 5 Days (December 06-10, 2021) 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…

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March 2022

Pore Pressure, Fracture Pressure and Well-Bore Stability

March 3, 2022 8:00 AM CST 8:00 AM - March 3, 2022 5:00 PM CST 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: 3 Days (March 07-09, 2022) CEUS: 2.4 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 learn how to calculate…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

March 3, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - March 3, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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 3, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - March 3, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (March 21-22, 2022) 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…

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April 2022

Applied Drilling Engineering Optimization for Drilling Engineers

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - April 4, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (April 04-05, 2022) 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…

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Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - April 4, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (April 04-08, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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…

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Applied Drillstring Mechanics for Drilling Engineers

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - April 4, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (April 06-07, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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…

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Principles and Practices of Mud Motor

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 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: 1 Day (April 08, 2022) 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…

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The Practice of Seismic Stratigraphy in Deepwater Settings

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - April 4, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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 (April 11-13, 2022) 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…

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

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - July 7, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 60 Days (April 18 - July 08, 2022) 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…

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Basics of the Petroleum Industry

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 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: Susan Howes, PE, PHR DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day (April 18, 2022) CEUS: 0.8 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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…

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Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration and Production

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - April 4, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 4 Days (April 19-22, 2022) CEUS: 3.2 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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…

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Practical Interpretation of Open Hole Logs

April 4, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - April 4, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (April 25-29, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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 logs. Both quick-look qualitative…

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May 2022

Sequence Stratigraphy Applied to O&G Exploration

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (May 02-06, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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 patterns, sequence stratigraphic surfaces…

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Applied Seismic Interpretation Workshop

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (May 09-10, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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…

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QC Techniques for Reviewing Prospects & Acquisitions

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (May 09-11, 2022) 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…

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Contouring Methods Workshop

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (May 11-13, 2022) 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.” -…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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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Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (May 23-27, 2022) 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…

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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

May 5, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - May 5, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (May 26-27, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online    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,…

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June 2022

Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

June 6, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - June 6, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (June 06-08, 2022) CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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,…

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Depositional Evolution of the Gulf of Mexico Sedimentary Basin

June 6, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - June 6, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (June 06-08, 2022) 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…

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July 2022

Pressure Transient Well Test Design and Interpretation

July 7, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - July 7, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (July 11-15, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online    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…

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

July 7, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - July 7, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (July 25-27, 2022) CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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…

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August 2022

Reservoir Management of Unconventional Reservoirs: From Inception to Maturity

August 8, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - August 8, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Shah Kabir DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Unconventional Reservoirs COURSE LENGTH: 2 Days (August 15-16, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Reservoir and production engineers. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-and-half-day workshop entails a fundamental understanding of well performance with the use of several tools, such as RTA and DCA. Application of DCA emphasizes matching the cumulative- production curve for retaining solution consistency and objectivity. Overall, suitability of these tools for reserves forecasting will be the cornerstone of…

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Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy

August 8, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - August 8, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (August 22-26, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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…

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September 2022

Managing Mature Oilfields with Capacitance-Resistance Modelling

September 9, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - September 9, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 5:00 PM CDT
Houston, Texas Training Center, 10700 Richmond Ave, Ste 325
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Larry W. Lake, PhD and Jerry Jensen, PhD DISCIPLINE: Engineering, Geoscience COURSE LENGTH: 2 Days (September 12-13, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers and geoscientists with a BS degree and with 2 or more years’ experience in managing and/or developing mature oil fields. Students should have basic proficiency in Excel and bring their own laptop. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developing and managing mature oil fields can have many challenges. Ideally, a history-matched reservoir simulation model…

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

September 9, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - December 12, 2022 5:00 PM CST 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: 60 Days (September 26 - December 16, 2022) 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…

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Basics of the Petroleum Industry

September 9, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 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: Susan Howes, PE, PHR DISCIPLINE: Multi-Disciplinary & Introductory COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day (September 26, 2022) CEUS: 0.8 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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…

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Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration and Production

September 9, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - September 9, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 4 Days (September 27-30, 2022) CEUS: 3.2 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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…

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October 2022

Sequence Stratigraphy Applied to O&G Exploration

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (October 03-07, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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 patterns, sequence stratigraphic surfaces…

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Practical Interpretation of Open Hole Logs

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 5 Days (October 10-14, 2022) CEUS: 4.0 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online   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 logs. Both quick-look qualitative…

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Artificial Lift and Real-Time Optimization for Unconventional Assets

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (October 10-12, 2022) CEUS: 2.4 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…

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Applied Seismic Interpretation Workshop

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (October 17-18, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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…

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Depositional Evolution of the Gulf of Mexico Sedimentary Basin

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 3 Days (October 17-19, 2022) 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…

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Contouring Methods Workshop

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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 (October 19-21, 2022) 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.”…

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - October 10, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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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Geosteering: Best Practices, Pitfalls & Applied Solutions

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - November 11, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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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Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

October 10, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - November 11, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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: 2 Days (October 31 - November 01, 2022) CEUS: 1.6 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online    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…

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November 2022

The Practice of Seismic Stratigraphy in Deepwater Settings

November 11, 2022 8:00 AM CDT 8:00 AM - November 11, 2022 5:00 PM CDT 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 (November 02-04, 2022) 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…

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Pore Pressure, Fracture Pressure and Well-Bore Stability

November 11, 2022 8:00 AM CST 8:00 AM - November 11, 2022 5:00 PM CST 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: 3 Days (November 09-11, 2022) CEUS: 2.4 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 learn how to calculate…

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Cement Evaluation and Repair Workshop

November 11, 2022 8:00 AM CST 8:00 AM - November 11, 2022 5:00 PM CST 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: 2 Days (November 14-15, 2022) 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…

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Unconventional Resource Plays – Workshop

November 11, 2022 8:00 AM CST 8:00 AM - November 11, 2022 5:00 PM CST 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 (November 16-18, 2022) CEUS: 2.4 AVAILABILITY: Public, In-House, & Live Online 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…

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December 2022

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping

December 12, 2022 8:00 AM CST 8:00 AM - December 12, 2022 5:00 PM CST 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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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.

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