History and development of the petroleum industry. Occurrence of petroleum.
Rocks (carbonates emphasized) pores, fluids, gases, traps, and mechanics of
petroleum reservoirs. Origin, migration and accumulation of petroleum. Surface
and subsurface exploration. Formation evaluation and reservoir delineation
(carbonates emphasized). Petroleum provinces, production, reserves and economic
factors. (3h lab)
Prereq: Geol 2213, 3303, Chem 1023, Phys 1053 recommended; coreq: Geol 3603
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