UK Shale Gas Exploration

Audience

Geologists, explorationists and reservoir engineers who want to improve their knowledge of shale gas exploration in the UK.

Content

The 2-Day Course Covers the Following Topics:

  • What is Shale Gas?
  • Shale Gas generation process and environment
  • Shale Gas systems and classifications
  • Source rock characterization
  • Evaluation of reservoir potential
  • Application of geochemistry in Shale Gas assessment
  • Gas in Place (GIP) estimation
  • Source rocks of the UK: Carboniferous and Jurassic

2-Day Field Trip: Derbyshire - Bowland Shales

Overview: A field trip to Derbyshire (UK) to examine the Edale and Bowland Shales, the focus of shale gas exploration in the North of England. The objectives of this part of the programme are to view outcrops of the Dinantian/Namurian Bowland Shales, a prolific shale gas source rock, and to understand the stratigraphic and depositional context of these units..

Duration

4-day

Number of Participants

Max 20

Prerequisites

None

Software Used

None

Course Format

Classroom presentations and field excursion

Audience

Geologists, explorationists and reservoir engineers who want to improve their knowledge of shalegas exploration in the UK.

Content

Learning Objectives

Duration

4-day

Number of Participants

Max 20

Prerequisites

None

Software Used

None

Course Format

Classroom presentations and fieldexcursion

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