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Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration

Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration

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What is oil and natural gas? How are deposits formed? What is hydrocarbon production process? How to perform geological prospecting and exploration works? How to design fields and construct wells? What is “reservoir”, “core”, “logging”, “gooseneck”, “manifold”, and “fluid”? What is the most exciting in drilling? What scientists do work for petroleum sector? What products are received from crude oil? Why are oil and natural gas so expensive?

The course “Oil and gas production for non-specialists” will give you answers to these and other questions, as well as you will:

  • Learn the history of petroleum engineering, oil prospecting and reservoir volume estimation technics;
  • Review features of petroleum rock properties and geology;
  • Study oil and gas well types, drilling equipment and tools, hydrocarbon production technologies;
  • Learn main facilities and constructions of pipelines, pumping stations, oil depots, and gas distribution nets, as well as technics and equipment for oil and gas processing.

Presentation materials include a great number of photos and videos to easily visualize the processes of oil and gas exploration, production, processing, and transportation. 

The course is designed for non-petroleum specialists of oil & gas companies (economists, managers, marketing and HR specialists, etc.) who need general knowledge of petroleum industry nature.

Acquired knowledge and skills will form a base for further understanding of petroleum technologies and processes. The information is also useful for specialists of non-petroleum companies indirectly connected with the industry as it allows to facilitate cooperation.

The program is developed by Evgeny Ivanov – Ph.D. in Engieering, Chief Specialist of Taas-Uryah Neftegazodobycha LLC, graduate of National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University. Work experience in TomskNIPIneft JSC, Inzhgeo-Yenisei LLC, Norilsk-Geology LLC, etc.