2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTRT 1370 - Petroleum Geology

3 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 1 hr. lab.) An introduction to the principles and practical application of geological and geophysical concepts in the petroleum industry. The course will focus on the use of facies models, rock shapes and structures porosity and permeability, geophysical logs, drillstem tests, drilling, and production strategies in petroleum exploration. Prerequisite: College Readiness in Reading AND Writing; MATH 0308  
Course Outcomes
1 - Identify surface and subsurface composition, structure, and function.
2 - Identify rock and soil types and explain how they affect the formation, deposition, and recovery of oil.
3 - Apply fundamentals of reflection seismology to oil reservoir formation and oil recovery.
4 - Explain fundamentals of well log analysis.