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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. In the Petroleum Exploration module you will learn:
  • 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

  • The following lessons include audio presentations, animations, interactive exercises, and practice quizzes:
  • Lesson 1—Petroleum Exploration Overview
  • Lesson 2—Seismic Exploration
  • Glossary
  • Quiz

  • Petroleum Exploration
    It should take you approximately 45 to 60 minutes to complete this module. A passing score earns you a Certificate of Completion.

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    e-Learning Module
    Catalog No. 96.M0310 - $90.00 for 6 months


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