University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PETROGEO 4010 - Fundamentals of Petroleum Geoscience I - Honours

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: During the dates of this course, students are expected to attend class each week day, between 9am and 5pm. Activities will include lectures, practicals, field trips
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: Bachelor's degree training or equivalent in geoscience.
Assessment: Assessment includes coursework and an assessment during the exam period.

PETROGEO 4010 is an integrated course of modules focusing on the interpretation of sedimentary rocks as hosts of conventional and unconventional petroleum resources using sedimentology, stratigraphy and well log analysis. Themes covered include reservoir controls in siliciclastic and carbonate depositional systems, facies analysis, petrology and diagenesis, and correlation of strata using a variety of stratigraphic techniques such as sequence stratigraphy and biostratigraphy. One module is on wireline log interpretation and includes aspects of drilling operations (onshore and offshore), mudlogging with sample analysis, and well testing

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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
10652 LE01 10 3 11 Mar - 12 Mar Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 5pm  
18 Mar - 18 Mar Wednesday 9am - 1pm Schulz, 307, Teaching Room
20 Mar - 20 Mar Friday 9am - 5pm  
25 Mar - 25 Mar Wednesday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
26 Mar - 26 Mar Thursday 9am - 1pm Petroleum Engineering, G04, Teaching Room
27 Mar - 27 Mar Friday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G04, Teaching Room
30 Mar - 30 Mar Monday 9am - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G04, Teaching Room
6 Apr - 6 Apr Monday 1pm - 5pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
7 Apr - 7 Apr Tuesday 9am - 1pm Petroleum Engineering, G13, Teaching Room
11 May - 14 May Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 1pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
11 May - 15 May Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1pm - 5pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room