Petroleum Exploration

Exploring for petroleum was once a matter of good luck and guess work; now petroleum explorationists use many technical and scientific principles to guide them.

DEMO: Introduction to Petroleum

Module content:

  • Methods of geologic data collection
  • Types of geologic maps and cross sections
  • Application of geologic maps and cross sections
  • How seismic works
  • Seismic land exploration tools and methods
  • Marine seismic exploration tools and methods
  • Transition zone exploration tools and methods
  • How seismic data is processed and the difference between the processing methods

Module content:

  • Lesson 1—Petroleum Exploration Overview
  • Lesson 2—Seismic Exploration
  • Quiz

In order to successfully complete this module you will be required to:

  • Go through all the lessons in the module.
  • Complete the practice items.
  • Complete the module quiz with a passing grade of 70%. You will have 2 chances to complete the quiz.

At the end, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. It should take you approximately 45-60 minutes to complete this module.

For multiple licenses or to use the material in training, please contact us at 800.687.4132 or 512.471.5940 or by sending an email to info@petex.utexas.edu.

Catalog # License Price  
96.M0310 12 Months $75.00