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Prospect Generation

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1 hour 20 minutes

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Teaches how prospects are generated, emphasizing recognition of previously undelineated anomalies, and that although each prospect is unique, the general patterns of prospect generation are roughly similar. Presents learning basic patterns by using the experience of others and reviewing past cases.

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Total Number of Subtopics: 4
  • expand/collapse Prospect Generation: Basic Concepts and Definitions
    • Anomalies and Leads
    • Prospects
    • False Anomalies
    • Prospective Regions or Trends
    • Exercise No.1 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.2 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.3 (Solution)
  • expand/collapse Prospect Generation in Frontier Regions
    • Introduction
    • Data and Technical Requirements
    • Case Study- Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska
    • Hydrocarbon Potential and Risk
    • Exercise No.1 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.2 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.3 (Solution)
  • expand/collapse Model Prospects
    • Deltaic-Growth Fault Model ( Devillier Gas Field )
    • South Louisiana Model ( Turtle Prospect )
    • Mississippi Wilcox Model
    • Muddy Sandstone Model
    • Models of Exploration by Remote Sensing
    • The Red Fork Channel Sandstone Model
    • Reef Models
    • Turbidite Models
    • Exercise No.1 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.2 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.3 (Solution)
    • Exercise No.4 (Solution)
  • expand/collapse Prospect Generation: References and Additional Information
    • References
    • Additional Reading
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