Introduction to Petroleum Geology - 1 day short-course

For those in the Houston area, here’s an excellent place to learn.


This one-day tutorial is structured to give attendees a broad overview of the fundamental geological concepts in the context of petroleum exploration and production.

Topics of discussion include an overview of the processes of petroleum generation and accumulation and the variables within depositional systems that impact reserve recovery.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Historical Geology / Geologic Time
  • Physical Geology / Depositional Processes and Stratigraphy
  • Depositional Basins
  • Structural Geology
  • Petroleum Reservoirs / Conventional and Unconventional
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • The Petroleum Prospect
  • Reference Information

Professional Development Hours

Attendees will be awarded with a certificate for 8 Professional Development Hours (PDH).