Operations Geology

Audience

Explorationists, geologists, stratigraphers, rig operators, engineers, geophysicists and financers who wish to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of operations geology and wellsite geology are all suited to this course.

Content

  • First principals and fundamental concepts of operations geology
  • Health, safety and environment
  • Roles and responsibilities at a wellsite
  • Data management and the distribution of data
  • Well planning: methodologies and considerations for exploration, development and production
  • Contractor management and quality assurance
  • Subsurface Hazard identification, mitigation and trouble shooting
  • Petrophysical data acquisition and wellsite processing and logging
  • The fundamentals of formation pressure evaluation at the wellsite including pore, fracture and overburden pressures  
  • Geological sampling: coring, sampling and sidewall analysis
  • Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) and GeoSteering
  • Closure requirements and rehabilitation processes

Learning Objectives

  • Fundamental concepts of operations geology focusing on well planning, drilling and completion
  • Basic concepts in occupational Health, Safety and Environment for operational geology
  • Well planning and required geological support services
  • Petrophysical logging: acquisition, processing and interpretations

Duration

5-day

Number of Participants

Max 20

Prerequisites

None

Software Used

None

Course Format

Classroom exercises and presentations

Audience

Explorationists, geologists, stratigraphers, rig operators, engineers, geophysicists andfinancers who wish to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of operations geologyand wellsite geology are all suited to this course.

Content

Learning Objectives

Fundamental concepts of operations geology focusing on well planning, drilling and completion
Basic concepts in occupational Health, Safety and Environment for operational geology
Well planning and required geological support services
Petrophysical logging: acquisition, processing and interpretations

Duration

5-day

Number of Participants

Max 20

Prerequisites

None

Software Used

None

Course Format

Classroom exercises and presentations

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