University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PETROGEO 4011 - Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience II - Honours

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: This course will be taught in intensive format with modules scheduled during Semester 1. During the dates of this course, students are expected to attend class each week day between 9am and 5pm. Activities will include lectures, practicals, research
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Discovery Experience – Global: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: Bachelor's degree training or equivalent in geoscience.
Assessment: Assessment includes a final exam and assessment of work completed during the semester. Assessed exercises include activities such as submitted assignments, practical class exercise submission and oral presentations.
Syllabus:

PETROGEO 4011 comprises an integrated set of modules focusing on structural geology and geomechanics, seismic data analysis, subsurface mapping and exploration management. Modules cover both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon resources. Topics in the Structural Geology and Geomechanics module are; faults; folds; structural traps and fault seal analysis, geomechanical concepts, source of stresses, and stress regimes. The seismic module covers seismic principles, seismic expression of geological features, interpretation workflow and depth conversion. The Subsurface Mapping module introduces methods for producing maps/models of the subsurface. The Exploration Management module is designed to acquaint the student with the oil industry structure, government agencies, legislation, joint ventures and farm-ins and farm-outs. The economics of the industry are introduced, and aspects of industry and company performance are covered.

Course Fees

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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10651 LE01 10 3 13 Mar - 13 Mar Friday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, 103, Computer Suite
19 Mar - 19 Mar Thursday 9am - 1pm Petroleum Engineering, G04, Teaching Room
19 Mar - 19 Mar Thursday 1pm - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G04, Teaching Room
23 Mar - 23 Mar Monday 9am - 1pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
23 Mar - 23 Mar Monday 1pm - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
1 Apr - 1 Apr Wednesday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, 103, Computer Suite
8 Apr - 8 Apr Wednesday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
9 Apr - 9 Apr Thursday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 28 Apr Tuesday 9am - 5pm  
29 Apr - 29 Apr Wednesday 9am - 5pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 30 Apr Thursday 9am - 5pm  
1 May - 1 May Friday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G04, Teaching Room