The course is primarily aimed at geologists and geophysicists with little previous knowledge of petroleum geochemistry, biomarkers and carbon isotopes.
- General principles of Oil-Source Correlation - Environmental controls on source rock deposition - Basic oil and source rock chemistry, fluid analysis, extraction, fractionation - Gas chromatography, simple biomarkers- Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS), geochemical fossils, complex biomarkers - Evaluation of GCMS fragmentograms - Application of biomarkers to maturity studies, oil-source correlation and Principal Component Analysis - Carbon isotopes, principles and methods - Carbon isotopes of petroleum fluids (source rocks and oils) in correlation studies Carbon isotopes of petroleum gases
Classroom exercises and presentations
CGG GeoTraining offers the most comprehensive industry training based on years of practical experience acquired by our personnel.
Our proprietary courses are fully customizable and can be offered at a time and location convenient to you.
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