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Petroleum Geology
Introduction and Overview
  Fundamentals of Petroleum Geology (Discontinued)
  Basic Concepts of Petroleum Geology
  Petroleum Generation and Maturation
  Migration and Accumulation Processes
  Petroleum Exploration Overview
  Fundamentals of Petroleum Geology
  Petroleum Exploration Overview
  Petroleum Generation and Maturation
  Migration and Accumulation Processes
  Subsurface Environment (Discontinued)
  Water Origins and Chemistry
  Temperature and Thermal Gradient
  Pressure Environments
  Fluid Behavior
  Subsurface Environment
  Water Origins and Chemistry
  Temperature and Thermal Gradient
  Pressure Environments
  Hydrocarbon Properties (Discontinued)
  Gas Properties and Classifications
  Crude Oil Properties, Classifications and Alterations
  Hydrocarbon Properties
  Gas Properties and Classifications
  Crude Oil Properties, Classifications, and Alterations
  Hydrocarbon Generation and Migration (Discontinued)
  Generation and Maturation Processes
  Migration Processes
  Hydrocarbon Generation and Migration
  Generation and Maturation Processes
  Migration Processes
  Reservoirs
  Rock Properties
  Diagenesis
  Reservoir Continuity
  Traps
  Hydrocarbon Traps: Introduction
  Structural Traps
  Stratigraphic Traps
  Other Trap Types
  Habitat of Hydrocarbons in Sedimentary Basins
  Sedimentary Basins: Overview
  Cratonic Basins
  Divergent Margin Basins
  Convergent Margin Basins
  Downwarp Basins and Tertiary Deltas
  Petroleum Characteristics by Basin Type
 
Basic Skills of the Petroleum Geologist
  Geologic Cross-Sections
  Cross-Section Elements
  Cross-Sections in Two Dimensions
  Cross-Section Diagrams in Three-Dimensions
  Cross-Sections: Computer Methods
  Structural Restoration: Concepts and Timing
  Subsurface Mapping
  Lateral Correlation of Logged Data
  Structural Contour Maps
  Isopach and Other Subsurface Maps
  Paleo-Structure Maps
  Prospect Generation
  Prospect Generation: Basic Concepts and Definitions
  Prospect Generation in Frontier Regions
  Model Prospects
 
Reservoir Geology
  Nonmarine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Classification of Nonmarine Sandstones
  Alluvial Fan Environments
  Braided Stream Environments
  Meandering Channel Alluvial Systems
  Eolian Environments
  Lacustrine Environments
  Shelf Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Introduction to Shelf Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Depositional Processes of Shelf Sands
  Shelf Sand Deposits
  Diagnosis and Detection of Shelf Sands
  Petroleum Geology, Reservoir Characteristics
  Marginal Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Introduction to Marginal Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Deltaic Environments
  Barrier Islands
  Deepwater Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Introduction to Deepwater Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
  Sedimentation Processes
  Depositional Systems
  Subsurface Diagnosis and Detection
  Sequence Stratigraphy
  Petroleum Geology and Reservoir Characteristics
  Porosity Evolution in Sandstone Reservoirs
  Description of Sandstone Porosity
  Diagenesis
  Secondary Porosity
  Evaluation Tools and Techniques
  EandP Applications
  Exploration in Carbonate Rocks
  Introduction to Exploration in Carbonate Rocks
  Carbonate Rocks Described
  Analysis of Carbonate Rocks and Facies Distribution
  Nonmarine Carbonate Settings
  Coastal Setting
  Shelf Setting
  Shelf-Margin Setting
  Foreslope Setting
  Basinal Setting
  Porosity Evolution in Carbonate Rocks
  Introduction to Porosity Evolution in Carbonate Rocks
  Diagenesis and Porosity Evolution
  Evaluation of Porosity and Diagenetic History
  Porosity Evolution and Petroleum Exploration
  Porosity Evolution and Field Development
  Evaporites and their Role in Petroleum Exploration
  Introduction to Evaporites and their Role in Petroleum Exploration
  Sabkha Depositional Facies and Reservoirs
  Subaqueous Evaporites
  Ancient Depositional Models
  Salt Structures, Sediments and Hydrocarbons
  Evaporite/Dolomite/Hydrocarbon Association
  Basic Geostatistics
  Introduction to Basic Geostatistics
  Classical Statistical Concepts
  Data Posting and Validation
  Regionalized Variables
  Kriging
  Data Integration
  Conditional Simulation
  Public Domain Geostatistics Programs
  Selected Readings
  Geostatistics Glossary
 
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  Subsurface Facies Analysis
  Sedimentary Environments and Facies
  Lithology
  Sedimentary Structures, Geometry and Facies
  Microfossils as Paleoenviromental Indicators
  Sources of Information
  Sandstone Reservoir Facies
  Carbonate Reservoir Facies
  Classic Sequence Stratigraphy
  General Concepts
  Cyclostratigraphy
  The Making of a Stratigraphic Sequence
  Sequence Stratigraphy
  Interpretation of Stratigraphic Sequences
  Conclusions and Current Controversies
  Stratigraphic Disciplines and Sequence Stratigraphy
  Introduction to Stratigraphic Disciplines and Sequence Stratigraphy
  Historical Development of Sequence Stratigraphic Concepts and Methods
  Material-based Surfaces of Sequence Stratigraphy
  Base Level Change Model for the Generation of Sequence Stratigraphic Surfaces
  Time-Based Surfaces of Sequence Stratigraphy
  Units of Sequence Stratigraphy - Sequences
  Units of Sequence Stratigraphy - Systems Tracts
  Units of Sequence Stratigraphy - Parasequences
  Sequence Boundary Hierarchy
  Base Level Drivers
  Correlation with Sequence Stratigraphy
  Sequence Stratigraphy - Facies Analysis Applied to Petroleum Geology
  Micropaleontology For Petroleum Exploration
  Overview
  Modern Paleontology
  Petroleum and microfossils
  Biofacies
  Chronostratigraphy and Microfossils
  Microfossil Datasheets
  Microfossil Collection and Preparation Techniques
  Chronostratigraphy and Geochronology
  Chronostratigraphy
  Chemostratigraphy
  Analytical techniques for Chemical Properties of Strata
  Chemostratigraphic Correlation Frameworks
  Characterization of Sedimentary Sequences
  Ongoing Development in Biostratigraphy
  Sequence Biostratigraphy
  Thermal Alteration Microfossiles
  Consultants Reports
  Magnetostratigraphy
  Fundamentals of Magnetostratigraphy
  Magnetic Domains
  Field Methods
  Types of Analytical Equipment
  Geochronological Dating Techniques
  Isotopic Dating Techniques
  Fission Track Dating
 
Structure, Tectonics and Rock Deformation
  Petroleum Geomechanics (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Petroleum Geomechanics
  Fundamental Concepts of Geomechanics
  Rock Deformation
  Rock Mechanical Properties
  Earth Stress
  Data of Geomechanics
  Mechanical Earth Model
  Applications of Geomechanics
  Emerging Technologies
  Petroleum Geomechanics
  Fundamental Concepts of Geomechanics
  Rock Deformation
  Rock Mechanical Properties
  Earth Stress
  Mechanical Earth Model
  Applications of Geomechanics
  Structural Geology (Discontinued)
  Structural Features of Non-Tectonic Origin
  Examples of Recent Structural Movements
  Stress and Strain
  Folds
  Faults
  Joints and Fractures
  Unconformities
  Structural Styles
  Structural Geology
  Examples of Recent Plate Tectonic Movement
  Stress and Strain
  Folds
  Faults
  Joints and Fractures
  Unconformities and Structures of Non-Tectonic Origin
  Structural Styles: Tectonic
  Structural Styles: Non-Tectonic and Intracratonic
  Process Modeling of Structural Geology
  Plate Tectonics and Sedimentary Basins (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Plate Tectonics and Sedimentary Basins
  Plate Tectonics
  Sedimentary Basin Parameters
  Sedimentary Basin Development
  Special Considerations of Plate Tectonics
  Basin Classification and Petroleum Prediction
  Plate Tectonics and Sedimentary Basins
  Introduction to Plate Tectonics and Sedimentary Basins
  Plate Tectonics
  Sedimentary Basins
  Divergent Margins and Rift Basins
  Sedimentary Basins and Continental Margins
  Petroleum Habitat
  Rifting and Basin Development
  Structural Styles and Trapping Mechanisms
  Nonmarine Basins in the Continental Interior
  Marine Basins in the Continental Interior
  Proto-Oceanic Basins
  Subsided Divergent Margins
  Exploration Considerations
  Convergent Margin Basins
  Convergent Margins
  Basin Classification and Development
  Basin Development
  Foreland Basins and Associated Structures
  Petroleum Habitat
  Convergent Tectonic Regimes
  Exploration Considerations
 
Geochemistry
  Introduction to Petroleum Chemistry
  Petroleum
  Hydrocarbon Groups
  Resins
  Asphaltenes
  Organic Matter: Progenitor of Petroleum
  Organic Matter Maturation
  Geochemical Evaluation Overview
  Source Potential (Inherent)
  Source Potential (Realized): Kerogen Evaluation
  Source Potential (Realized): Bitumen/ Petroleum Evaluation
  Correlation Studies
  Applications of Petroleum Geochemistry
  Geochemical Prospecting
  Geochemical Analyses: Kerogen
  Geochemical Analyses: Bitumen/ Petroleum
  Geochemical Analyses: Analytical Procedures
  Geochemical Analyses: Sample Types
  Geochemical Analyses: Sampling Procedures
  Geochemical Programs in Petroleum Exploration
  Geochemistry and Basin Evaluation
  Geochemical Problem Solving
 
Petroleum Technology for the Non-Engineer
  Drilling and Well Completion
  Drilling Fundamentals
  Rotary Drilling Rig Components
  Drillstring, Drill Bits and Drilling Fluid
  Drilling Operations
  Well Completion Technology
  Case Histories, Drilling and Completion Programs
  Production Technology
  Well Completions
  Surface Production Facilities
  Production System Performance
  Artificial Lift
  Reservoir Management
  Rock and Fluid Properties
  Natural Drive Mechanisms in Petroleum Reservoirs
  Improved Oil Recovery
  Reservoir Simulation
  Geosteering: Fundamentals, Planning, and Implementation
  Directional Drilling: The Driving Force in Geosteering
  Drilling Measurements and Logging Tools
  Preparing the Geosteering Plan
  Geosteering Practices
  Best Practices
 
Basin and Play Analysis
  Basin Analysis
  Basin Analysis and Petroleum Analysis
  Basin Formation Processes
  Geodynamic Models
  Source Rocks
  Maturation Processes
  Sedimentary Basin Models
  Prospect Generation
  Basin Histories and Properties
  Mathematical Basin Analysis Models
  Stratigraphic Basin Analysis Models
  Play Analysis
  Play Analysis Introduction
  Play Elements
  Play Controls
  Play Analysis Methods
  Risk Analysis
  Play Analysis Case Histories
 
Surface Tools and Methods
  Photogeology and Remote Sensing
  Remote Sensing Fundamentals
  Aerial Photographs from Aircraft and Satellites
  Landsat Satellite Images
  Other Earth Resource Satellite Images: SPOT, JERS-1, IRS, and RESURS (Resource)
  Thermal Infrared Images
  Radar Images
  Remote Sensing Applied To Petroleum Geology
  Geographical Information Systems
  Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
  GIS Design and Systems
  Geodetic Frameworks
  General and Background GIS Data
  Exploration and Production GIS Data
 
Petroleum Geophysics
Introductory Topics and Seismic Signals
  Fundamentals of Exploration Geophysics (Discontinued)
  Petroleum Exploration Overview
  Seismic Methods
  Fundamentals of Exploration Geophysics
  Petroleum Geophysics Overview
  Seismic Methods
  Geological Messages in the Seismic Trace (Discontinued)
  Seismics and Geology
  Rock Properties
  Seismic Measurements and Geology
  Reflection Patterns and Geology
  Signal Theory: A Graphical Introduction (Discontinued)
  Waveforms
  Operators
  Noise
  Correlation Techniques
  Nonlinearity and Distortion
  Digital Representation of Waveforms
  Seismic Pulse Generation and Transmission (Discontinued)
  Plane Compressional Waves
  Spherical Compressional Waves
  Physical Description of the Seismic Method
  Density and Velocity
  Losses
  Source Signature
  Seismic Pulse Components: the Overall Picture
  Shear Waves and Surface Waves
  Signal Theory
  Signal Theory Introduction
  Waveform Theory
  Operators
  Signal Improvement
  Correlation Techniques
  Seismic Reflection (Discontinued)
  Reflection and Transmission
  Multiple Reflection
  Curved and Discontinuous Reflectors
  Seismic Response of a Layer
  Short Path Multiples
  Geological Meaning of Reflectors
  Saturant Effects
  Non-Normal Incidence and Mode Conversion
  Seismic Pulse
  Source Signal Theory
  Attributes of the Seismic Pulse
  The Propagating Pulse
  Seismic Ray Theory
  Waveform to Geologic Model
  Rock Properties and the Seismic Response
  Rock Properties and Seismic Velocity
  Rock Properties and the Velocity-Density Relationship
  Rock Properties and Seismic Attributes
  Correlating Seismic Data to Geologic Events
  Seismic Reflection
  Reflection Theory
  Diffuse Reflections and Multiples
  Reflection and Geologic Interfaces
  Refraction Theory & Non-Normal Incidence
 
Seismic Instruments and Field Techniques
  Introduction to Field Work
  Introduction to Field Work
  Improving the Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  Multiple Coverage in Action
  Recording Instruments
  The Land Seismic Source
  The Land Seismic Receiver
  The Seismic Record
  Acquisition Constraints
  Maps and Imagery in Seismic Planning
  Costs and Contracts
  Marine Work
  The Transition Zone
  Multi-Component Data
  Organization of the Field Crew
  Safety
  The Location of Seismic Lines
  The Observer's Report
  Surveying and Mapping on Land
  Objectives and Requirements
  The Figure and Rotation of the Earth
  Frames of Reference
  Surveying Methods
  Land Surveying in Practice
  Satellite Positioning Methods
  Positioning and Mapping at Sea
  Introduction to Positioning and Mapping at Sea
  Towed Streamer Acquisition
  Satellite Positioning Systems
  Secondary Positioning Systems
  Positioning Systems Calibration
  Definitions Controls and Checks
  Navigation Data
  Navigation QC and Reporting
  Additional Exploration Positioning Requirements
  New Developments
  Supplemental Information
  Multiple Coverage
  Background
  The Benefits and Limitations of Multiple Coverage
  The Surface Diagram
  Multiple Coverage at Sea
  Multiple Coverage On Land
  Common-midpoint Stacking
  Migration and Multiple Coverage
  Vertical Seismic Profiling
  Summary and Conclusions
  Array Design
  Array Design
  Factors Affecting Group Dimensions
  Approaches to Array Design
  Traditional Array Design
  Field Tests Measuring Source Generated Noise
  A Universal Approach to Acquisition
  Arrays in 3D
  Arrays at Sea
  Vibroseis
  Vibroseis in Principle
  Vibroseis in Practice
  Choosing the Field Variables
  Introduction and Basic Concepts
  Judgements From the Field Data
  Field Variables
  Experimental Shooting
  Criteria for Choosing Field Variables
  The Land Impulsive Source
  The Vibroseis Source
  Receivers and Recording Systems
  Marine and Transition Zone Surveys
  Conclusions
  Quality Control in the Field
  Introduction to Quality Control in the Field
  Land Surveys
  Marine Surveys
  Safety and Environmental Concerns
  Cost Effectiveness
  Multicomponent Seismic Applications
  Introduction to Multicomponent Seismic Applications
  Exploration Value
  Theory
  Shear Source Shear Receiver
  Compression Source Compression Receiver
  Compression Source Shear Receiver
  Processing
  Interpretation
  Review of Best Practices
 
Seismic Processing
  Basic Processing
  Basic Processing Overview
  Pre-Processing and Deconvolution
  Stacking and Velocity Analysis
  Migration and Post-Processes
  Initial Processes
  Field Data
  Pre-Processing Flow
  Practical Considerations
  Velocities
  Influencing Factors
  Seismic Velocities Definition
  Velocity Analysis
  Practical Considerations for Velocity Analysis
  Interpreting and Refining the Velocity Model
  Additional Technologies
  Static Corrections
  Basic Concepts
  Long Wavelength Statics
  Deterministic Techniques for Deriving the Near Surface Velocity Models
  Short Wavelength Static (Residual Static)
  Layer Replacement Techniques
  Deconvolution
  Conceptual Introduction to Seismic Deconvolution
  Basic Concepts
  Single-Trace Statistical Deconvolution
  Deterministic Methods
  Multi-Trace Deconvolution
  Alternative Methods of Deconvolution
  Practical Considerations in Deconvolution
  Stacking, Filtering and Display
  Common Midpoint Stacking
  Alternative Forms
  Velocity Filters
  Final Filtering
  Display
  Multiple Attenuation
  Multiples and their Characteristics
  Multiple Attenuation Method
  Seismic Migration
  Overview of Seismic Migration
  Seismic Migration Methods
  Depth Migration
  2D Versus 3D Migration
  Seismic Migration in Anisotropic Media
  Synthetic Seismogram Modeling
  Synthetic Seismogram
 
Seismic Interpretation
  Basic Seismic Interpretation (Discontinued)
  Seismic Sections and Geological Features
  Seismic Interpretation Examples
  Basic Seismic Interpretation
  Introduction to Seismic Interpretation
  Structural Interpretation
  Seismic Stratigraphy
  Seismic Interpretation Methods
  Interpretation with Seismic Attributes
  Fault Interpretation (Discontinued)
  Faults in Petroleum Provinces
  Stress and Strain
  Fault Nomenclature
  Seismic Expression of Faults
  Fault Data Interpretation
  Structural Styles and Faulting
  Faults: 3-D and Workstation Interpretation
  Fault Interpretation
  Faults in Petroleum Provinces
  Stress and Strain
  Fault Nomenclature
  Seismic Expression of Faults
  Fault Data Interpretation
  Divergent Basins: Structural Styles
  Convergent Basins: Structural Styles
  Faults: 3D and Workstation Interpretation
  Seismic Contouring (Discontinued)
  Contouring Fundamentals
  Contouring by Hand
  Contouring by Machine
  Interval Maps
  Contour Maps: Operations
  Seismic Contouring
  Contouring Fundamentals
  Contouring by Hand: Picking
  Contouring by Hand: Solving Misties
  Contouring by Hand: Practical Procedures
  Contouring by Machine
  Contour Maps: Operations
  Velocity Interpretation and Depth Conversion (Discontinued)
  Seismic Velocities
  Normalized Interval Velocity
  Well Velocities
  Seismic Velocity Databases
  Time-Depth Conversion Methods
  Normalized Interval Velocity Techniques
  Error Factors
  Velocity Interpretation and Depth Conversion
  Seismic Velocities
  Normalized Interval Velocity
  Well Velocities
  Seismic Velocity Databases
  Time-Depth Conversion Methods
  Normalized Interval Velocity Techniques
  Additional Examples for Time-Depth Conversion
  Hydrocarbon Indicators (Discontinued)
  Seismic Methods and Hydrocarbon Detection
  Reflections and Seismic Parameters
  Seismic Attributes and Their Preservation
  Amplitude HCIs
  Amplitude Versus offset (AVO)
  Seismic Modeling
  3-D Seismic Data, Workstations and Hydrocarbon Indicators
  Shear Waves and Other Hydrocarbon Indicators
  Hydrocarbon Indicator Validation
  Hydrocarbon Indicators
  Seismic Methods and Hydrocarbon Detection
  Reflections and Seismic Parameters
  Seismic Attributes and Their Preservation
  Amplitude HCIs
  Amplitude Versus Offset (AVO)
  Seismic Modeling
  Shear Waves and Other Hydrocarbon Indicators
  Seismic Stratigraphic Modeling
  Stratigraphic Prospects
  Stratigraphic Seismology
  Velocity and the Seismic Response
  Forward Modeling
  Inverse Modeling
  Amplitude vs. offset Analysis
  Seismic Interpretation of Shales
  Unconventionals
  Seismic Attributes
  Geometric Attributes
  Fracture Monitoring With Microseismic
 
3D Seismic and Time-Lapse Methods
  3D and 4D Seismic
  3D Seismic Techniques: An Overview
  3D Seismic Data Acquisition
  3D Seismic Data Processing
  3D Interpretation Basics
  3D Interpretation in Practice
  Overview of 3D Volume Visualization
  4D Seismic Applications
 
Borehole Geophysics and Non-Seismic Methods
  Gravity and Magnetics (Discontinued)
  Gravitational Force Fields
  Densities of Rocks
  Determination of Gravity Effects on Geologic Bodies
  Gravity Data: Reduction and Processing
  Gravity Survey Design and Gravity Meters
  Surface Gravity Interpretation
  Borehole Gravity
  Magnetic Force Fields
  Magnetism of Rocks
  Magnetic Anomalies and their Geological Significance
  Magnetic Anomaly Signatures
  Magnetic Instruments and Field Surveys
  Magnetic Data Processing and Mapping
  Magnetic Interpretation
  Gravity and Magnetic Maps: Enhancement Methods
  Gravity and Magnetics
  Introduction to Gravity and Magnetic Data
  Density of the Earth
  Modeling the Gravity Effects of Geologic Bodies
  Reduction and Processing of Gravity Data
  Surface Gravity Interpretation
  Borehole Gravity
  Gravity Gradiometry and Time-Lapse Gravity Measurements
  Introduction to Magnetic Data
  Magnetic Anomalies: Their Geological Significance and Signatures
  Magnetic Instruments and Field Surveys
  Magnetic Data Processing and Interpretation
  Controlled Source Electromagnetic Methods
  Overview
  Introduction to EM and its role in the Petroleum Industry
  Fourier Theory
  Electromagnetic Waves
  Passive Electromagnetics
  Overview of Controlled-Source Electromagnetic (CSEM) Methods
  Source Control in Controlled Source Electromagnetics (CSEM)
  Conventional Marine CSEM Data Acquisition and Processing
  Land MTEM Data Acquisition and Processing
  Marine MTEM Data Acquisition and Processing
  Effect of the water layer on marine CSEM data
  Modeling and Inversion to Determine Resistivity
  Crosswell Seismology
  Introduction to Crosswell Seismology
  When to Run a Crosswell Survey
  Crosswell Data Acquisition
  Crosswell Seismic Data Processing and Analysis
  Crosswell Seismology Recommended Practices
  Vertical Seismic Profiles
  Introduction to Vertical Seismic Profiles
  VSP Survey Fundamentals
  VSP Survey Recording Geometries
  The VSP Receiver
  The VSP Source
  Recording Systems
  Pre-Survey Modeling
  VSP Acquisition Practices and Concerns
  VSP Processing Fundamentals
  VSP Applications
  Summary
  Other Geophysical Techniques
  Borehole Velocity Measurements
  Microseismic Studies of Reservoirs
  Applications for Microseismic Surveys
  Anatomy of Microseismic Events
  Relating Stress and Pore Pressure to Microseismic Events
  Failure Criteria for Microearthquakes
  Getting a First Velocity Model for Event Location
  Updating the Velocity Using Microseismic Events
  Source Mechanisms of Microearthquakes
  Interpreting Microseismic Patterns and Source Mechanism Evolution
  Monitoring Shale Gas Through Hydraulic Fracturing
  Microseismic Monitoring Reservoirs without Hydraulic Fracturing
  Estimating Reservoir Properties using Microseismic Events
  Determining the Best Interval for Production
  Surface Seismic Compliment to Microseismic Surveys
  The Future of Microseismic Developments
 
Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Production Performance
  Fluid Flow and the Production System (Discontinued)
  Production Systems
  Inflow Performance Relationship
  Vertical Lift Performance
  Flowing Well Performance
  Artificial Lift Methods (Discontinued)
  Artificial Lift Overview
  Gas Lift
  Reciprocating Rod Pump Systems
  Progressive Cavity Pump (PCP) Systems
  Hydraulic Pump Systems
  Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) Systems
  Plunger Lift Systems
  Fluid Flow and the Production System
  Production Systems
  Inflow Performance Relationship
  Lift Performance
  Flowing Well Performance
  Production Rate Decline Curves
  Artificial Lift Methods
  Artificial Lift Overview
  Gas Lift
  Reciprocating Rod Pump Systems
  Progressive Cavity Pump Systems
  Hydraulic Pump Systems
  Electrical Submersible Pump Systems
  Plunger Lift Systems
  Production Performance Evaluation (Discontinued)
  Production Rate Decline Curves
 
Production Equipment and Operations
  Wellheads, Flow Control Equipment and Flowlines
  Casing and Tubing Head Equipment
  Flow Control at the Wellhead
  Flowlines
  Valves, Fittings and Flanges
  Production Manifolds
  Wireline Production Operations (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Wireline Production Work
  Wireline Surface Equipment
  Wireline Tool String, Basic Components
  Wireline Tubing Conditioning Skills
  Wireline Pulling Tools and Running Tools
  Wireline Fishing Tools
  Wireline Bailers
  Wireline Specialty Tools
  Wireline-Operated Completion and Production Control Equipment
  Wireline Remedial Operations
  Wireline Well Maintenance and Data Gathering
  Wireline Operating Requirements
  Fluid Separation and Treatment
  Production Facility Overview
  Separation of Produced Fluids
  Treatment of Separation Oil
  Oilfield Safety
  Emergency Preparedness
  Incident Reporting and Investigation
  Safety Hazards in Oil and Gas Production
  Safe Work Practices
  Safety and Control of Site Activities
  Fire Prevention and Control
  Cased Hole Logging
  Cased Hole Logging Overview
  Formation Evaluation in Cased Holes
  Cement Bond Evaluation
  Casing Inspection
  Qualitative Flow Evaluation
  Flow Rate Determination in the Wellbore
  Production Logging of Multiphase Flow in Horizontal Wells
  Intelligent Completions
  Introduction to Intelligent Completions
  Fundamentals of Pressure Sensors
  Fiber Optic Sensing and Telemetry Systems
  Downhole Flow Control
  Assessing Reliability
  Overview of Rigless Well Intervention
  Introduction to Rigless Well Intervention
  Operating Considerations in Rigless Well Intervention
  Slickline Well Intervention
  Overview of Slickline Well Intervention
  Basic Slickline Equipment
  Slickline Service Tools
  Subsurface Flow Controls
  Advanced Slickline Applications
  Slickline Operations
  Electric Line Well Intervention
  Overview of Electric Line Well Intervention
  Basic Electric Line Equipment
  Electric Line Downhole Tools
  Electric Line Operations
  Coiled Tubing Well Intervention
  Overview of Coiled Tubing Well Intervention
  Basic Coiled Tubing Equipment
  Coiled Tubing Downhole Tools
  Coiled Tubing Operations
 
Drilling Engineering
  Well Planning
  Well Planning Overview
  Well Selection
  AFE Preparation
  Well Plan Organization and Data Gathering
  Well Design Considerations
  Rig Design Considerations
  Procedures
  Drilling Contracts
  Cost Reviews
  Drill String Components
  Drill String Overview
  Kelly
  Drill Pipe
  Drill Collars
  Heavy Wall Drill Pipe
  Bottomhole Assembly Tools
  Drill Bits
  Introduction to Drill Bits
  Roller Cone Bit Design
  Fixed Cutter Bit Design
  Bit Hydraulics
  Bit Selection Criteria
  Bit Grading and Evaluation
  Bit Operating Guidelines
  Bit Run Optimization
  Drilling Fluids and the Circulating System
  Drilling Fluids Overview
  Drilling Rig Circulating System
  Drilling Fluid Components and Additives
  Drilling Fluid Systems
  Solids Control
  Clay Chemistry
  Environmental Aspects of Drilling Mud Engineering
  Field Tests of Drilling Fluids
  Mud Engineering Calculations
  Directional and Horizontal Drilling
  Directional Drilling Overview
  Deviation in Vertical Wells
  Directional Drilling Tools and Techniques
  Horizontal Wells
  Drilling Hydraulics in Deviated Wells
  Drill String and Bit Considerations in Deviated Wells
  Underbalanced Drilling in Directional Wells
  Underbalanced Drilling
  Introduction to Underbalanced Drilling
  Dry Air Drilling
  Nitrogen Drilling
  Natural Gas Drilling
  Mist Drilling
  Foam Drilling
  Stiff Foam Drilling
  Gasified Liquids
  Flow-Drilling
  Snub Drilling
  Underbalanced Drilling: General Issues
  Drilling Problems and Drilling Optimization
  Drilling Objectives
  Pressure, Hydraulics and Hole Cleaning
  Abnormal Pressure Environments
  Kick Detection and Control
  Lost Circulation
  Borehole Instability
  Stuck Pipe
  Fishing Operations
  Hydrogen Sulfide
  Drilling Optimization
 
Production Facilities Design
  Oil Systems and Equipment
  Two Phase Separators
  Three Phase Separators
  Oil Treaters
  Desalting
  Crude Stabilization
  Gas Systems and Equipment
  Acid Gas Removal
  Glycol Dehydration
  Reciprocating Compressors
  Water Systems and Equipment
  Treating Oil from Produced Water
  Removing Solids and Dissolved Gases from Produced Water
  Utility Systems and Equipment
  Fuel Gas Systems
  Fired Heaters and Hydrate Control
  Heat Transfer Systems
  Waste Heat Recovery
  Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  Reciprocating Pumps
  Centrifugal Pumps
  Instrumentation
  Controllers and Control Theory
  Pressure Measurement and Control
  Temperature Measurement and Control
  Flow Measurement and Control
  Level Measurement and Control
  Control Valves
  Safety Shutdown Systems
  Wellhead Shutdown Systems
  Platform and Structural Design Considerations
  Offshore Facility Layout
  Living Quarters Layout
  Facilities Piping
 
Well Completion and Stimulation
  Basic Completion Design and Practices (Discontinued)
  General Design Criteria
  Basic Downhole Configurations
  Lift Methods
  Subsea Completions
  Completion Productivity
  Completion Planning
  Basic Completion Design and Practices
  General Criteria for Completion Design
  Basic Downhole Configurations
  Lift Methods and Completion Design
  Specialized Completion Designs
  Completion Productivity and Injectivity
  Completion Planning
  Cementing (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Cementing
  Manufacture and Classification of Oilwell Cements
  Cement Testing Procedures
  Cement Additives
  Primary Cementing Equipment
  Primary Cementing Operations
  Squeeze Cementing
  Cement Plugs
  Evaluating/Testing the Cement Job
  Fluid Flow Properties and Mud Displacement
  Cementing
  Introduction to Cementing
  Chemistry and Classification of Oilwell Cements
  Additives
  Cement Testing Procedures
  Cement Slurry Flow Properties and Mud Displacement
  Cementing Equipment
  Primary Cementing
  Squeeze Cementing
  Plug Cementing
  Cement Evaluation
  Completion Equipment (Discontinued)
  Tubulars
  Packers
  Artificial Lift Equipment
  Downhole Completion Accessories
  Subsurface Safety Valves (SSSVs)
  Wellhead Equipment
  Completion Equipment
  Completion Tubulars Overview
  Completion Tubulars Design
  Packers
  Seals and Elastomers
  Completion Equipment for Positive Displacement Pumping Systems
  Downhole Completion Accessories for Flowing and Gas Lift Wells
  Downhole Completion Accessories for Unconventional Wells
  Upper Completion
  Perforating
  Introduction to Perforating
  Perforating Gun Types
  Perforating and Production Performance
  Electric Wireline Perforating
  Tubing-Conveyed Perforating
  Acidizing and Other Chemical Treatments
  Introduction to Acidizing
  Acid Treating Solutions
  Additives in Acidizing Fluids
  Matrix Acidizing
  Fracture Acidizing
  Diverting Materials in Acidizing
  Wellbore Cleanout and Scale Removal
  Paraffins and Asphaltenes
  Hydraulic Fracturing (Discontinued)
  Hydraulic Fracturing Fundamentals
  Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
  Proppant Agents
  Acid Fracturing
  Hydraulic Fracture Treatment Design and Execution
  Hydraulic Fracturing: Emerging Technologies
  Hydraulic Fracturing
  Hydraulic Fracturing Fundamentals
  Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
  Proppants
  Fracturing Equipment and Operations
  Fracture Treatment Design
  Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment Evaluation
  Sand Control
  Sand Production in Oil and Gas Wells
  Completion and Production Practices
  Liners and Screens
  Gravel Packing
  Frac-and-Pack Techniques
  Consolidation Techniques
  Sand Control in Wells Producing Heavy Oil
  Horizontal Wells: Completion and Evaluation
  Horizontal Wells in a Reservoir Management Strategy
  Horizontal Well Completions
  Matrix Stimulation of Horizontal Wells
  Hydraulic Fracturing of Horizontal Wells
  Multilateral, Multibranched and Multilevel Wells
 
Reservoir Engineering
  Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering
  Basic Concepts in Reservoir Engineering
  Reservoir Fluid Flow and Natural Drive Mechanisms
  Reservoir Environments and Characterization
  Sandstone Reservoir Environments
  Carbonate Reservoir Environments
  Reservoir Characterization
  Improved Recovery Processes
  Secondary Recovery: Waterflooding and Gas Injection
  Enhanced Recovery: Miscible Flooding
  Reservoir Modeling and Reserves Evaluation
  Reservoir Simulation
  Reserves Estimation
  Issues in Reservoir Management
  Evaluation of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
  Reservoir Management of Mature Fields
 
Offshore Operations
  Offshore Production Facilities
  Overview Of The Offshore Petroleum Industry
  Primary Design Considerations For Offshore Production Facilities
  Development Project Drivers And Key Decision Factors
  Platforms And Surface Facilities
  Subsea Production Facilities
  Offshore Pipelines
  Offshore Production Equipment And Operations
  Decommissioning And Removal Of Offshore Facilities
  Deepwater Drilling
  Deepwater Projects And Environments
  Deepwater Drilling Systems And Equipment
  Deepwater Well Planning And Design
  Deepwater Well Construction
  Advanced Solutions For Deepwater Drilling Challenges
  Deepwater Case Histories
 
Petroleum Economic Analysis and Fundamentals
  Energy Project Economics and Risk Analysis
  Introduction
  Cash Flow
  Future and Present Value Analysis
  Present Value of a Project
  Calculating the Internal Rate of Return of a Project
  Risk Analysis
  Impact of Debt Financing (Leverage) on Project Economics 
  Summary of Financial Results 
  Risk Analysis Applied to Petroleum Investments (Discontinued)
  Risk Analysis Fundamentals
  Probability Distributions
  Monte Carlo Simulation Models
  Competitive Bidding
  Risk Analysis Applied to Petroleum Projects
  Risk Analysis Fundamentals
  Probability Distributions
  Monte Carlo Simulation Models
  Competitive Bidding and Enterprise Risk Management
 
Other Petroleum Engineering Topics
  Natural Gas Fluid Properties
  Natural Gas Fluid Systems
  Natural Gas Fluid Properties
  Temperature Measurement
  Pressure Measurement
  Volume and Flow Rate Measurement
  Gravity/ Density Measurement and Gas Composition
  Natural Gas Fluid Sampling
  Mass Flow Rate
  Mixed Stream Composition
  Oil and Gas Pipelines
  Overview of Oil and Gas Pipelines
  Hydraulics
  Mechanical Design
  Construction
  Operations
  Integrated Reservoir Characterization
  Introduction to Integrated Reservoir Characterization
  Assembly and Review of Existing Data
  Data Acquisition
  Data Analysis and Interpretation
  Data Integration
  Conclusion
  Recommended Processes
 
Formation Evaluation
Well Logging
  Formation Evaluation Overview (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Formation Evaluation
  Borehole Environment
  Rock and Fluid Properties
  Laboratory Measurements
  Overview of Formation Evaluation
  Fundamentals of Formation Evaluation and the Subsurface Environment
  Fundamentals of Rock and Fluid Properties and Their Measurement by Logging Tools
  Fundamentals of Laboratory Measurements of Rock and Fluid Properties
  Fundamentals of Well Testing and Analysis
  Logging Equipment and Procedures (Discontinued)
  Logging Systems
  Logging Procedures
  Logging Equipment and Operational Procedures
  Wireline Logging Equipment
  Wireline Logging Operational Procedures
  Logging While Drilling (LWD) Equipment and Operational Procedures
  Well Logging Tools and Techniques
  Magnetic Resonance Logs
  Spontaneous Potential Log
  Gamma Ray Log
  Resistivity Logs
  Dielectric Logs
  Density Logs
  Neutron Logs
  Acoustic Logs
  Special Open Hole Tools
  Cased Hole Logs
  Casing Inspection Logs
  Production Logs
  Sampling and Testing
  Well Log Interpretation
  Quick-Look Analysis
  Fluid Saturation
  Fractures
  Porosity
  Lithology
  Interpretation Models
  Computer Applications
  Field Studies
  Advances in Low Resistivity Pay Evaluation
  Dipmeter Surveys (Discontinued)
  General Principles
  Computation
  Dip Patterns
  Interpretation Overview
  Structural Dip Interpretation
  Lithological Interpretation
  Fault Interpretation
  Reef Interpretation
  Unconformity Interpretation
  Depositional Interpretation
  Interpretation
  Dipmeter Surveys
  Dipmeter Overview
  Dipmeter Logging Tools
  Raw Dipmeter Data Processing
  Display of Formation Dip and Image Data
  Dipmeter Interpretation of the Geological Structure
  Dipmeter Interpretation in Various Depositional Environments
  Dipmeter Applications for Unconventional Resource Reservoirs
  Borehole Imaging
  Borehole Imaging Overview
  Borehole Imaging Technology
  Borehole Imaging Methods
  Best Practices
 
Well Testing and Analysis
  Fundamentals of Well Testing
  Introduction to Fundamentals of Well Testing
  Pressure Profiles at the Wellbore
  Defining the Reservoir Model
  Quantitative Well Test Interpretation
  Well Test Planning and Execution
  Gas Well Testing
  Conventional and Isochronal Gas Well Tests
  Additional Testing Options
  Special Considerations in Testing Gas Wells
  Test Procedures and Regulations (Examples)
  Oil Well Testing
  Basics of Pressure Transient Analysis
  Log-log Analysis
  Test Design
  Test Analysis
  Drillstem Testing
  Overview of Drillstem Testing
  Types of Drillstem Tests
  Tool String: Conventional DST (Open Hole)
  Tool String: Other DST Types
  Testing on Floating Vessels
  Pressure Recorders for DSTs
  Surface DST Equipment
  DST Design and Field Procedures
  DST Interpretation: General Aspects
  DST Interpretation: Qualitative Analysis
  DST Interpretation: Quantitative Analysis
  Advanced Pressure Transient Analysis
  Pressure Transient Testing: Overview
  Differential Flow Equations for Pressure Transient Analysis
  Dimensionless Variables and Their Applications
  Type Curves
  Pressure Transient Analysis in Anisotropic Reservoirs
  Pressure Transient Analysis in Heterogeneous Reservoirs
  Pressure Transient Analysis in Multi-Phase Reservoirs
  Pressure Transient Analysis-Computer Applications
  Pressure Transient Analysis-Specialized Well Testing Techniques
  Pressure Transient Analysis-Mathematical Tools
  Well Testing Nomenclature and Systems of Units
 
Rock and Fluid Sampling and Analysis
  Fluid Sampling and Analysis
  Reservoir Fluids: Overview
  Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior
  Hydrocarbon Gases
  Hydrocarbon Liquids
  Two-Phase Systems
  Formation Water
  Fluid Sampling: General Considerations
  Hydrocarbon Sampling
  Water Sampling
  Sampling: Transportation and Safety
  Reservoir Fluid Analysis
  Reservoir Fluid Correlations
  Coring and Core Analysis (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Coring and Core Analysis
  Borehole Environment
  Bottomhole Coring (Coring While Drilling)
  Sidewall Coring (Coring After Drilling)
  Major Types of Core Analysis
  Core Sample Preparation
  Porosity Measurement
  Permeability Measurement
  Saturation Measurement
  Complementary Core Information
  Core Analysis Reports
  Special Core Analysis
  Coring
  Introduction to Coring
  Borehole Environment
  Full Diameter Conventional Coring
  Sidewall Coring
  Core Analysis (Discontinued)
  Introduction to Coring and Core Analysis
  Major Types of Core Analysis
  Core Sample Preparation
  Porosity Measurement
  Permeability Measurement
  Saturation Measurement
  Complementary Core Information
  Core Analysis Reports
  Special Core Analysis
  Core Analysis
  Introduction to Core Analysis
  Core Sample Preparation
  Porosity Measurement
  Permeability Measurement
  Fluid Saturation Determination
  Core Description
  Complementary Core Information
  Core Reports
  Special Core Analysis (SCAL)
  Sampling and Analysis of Drilled Cuttings
  Rotary Drilling and Cuttings Generation
  Sample Collection and Handling
  Sample Description
  Mud Logging
  Introduction to Mud Logging
  Conventional Mud Logging Practices
  Penetration Rate and Lithology
  Gas Measurement and Analysis
  Supplemental Logging Techniques and Applications
  Advanced Mud Logging and Advisory Practices
  Selection of Services and Equipment
 
Integrated Technologies
Unconventional Resources
  Shale Gas
  Coalbed Methane
  Tight Gas Sands
  Heavy Oil, Bitumen and Oil Sands
 
Multi-Disciplinary
Unconventionals
  Introduction to Unconventional Resources
  Introduction to Unconventional Resource Types
  Introduction to Unconventional Resource Development
  Shale Reservoirs
  Tight Gas Sands and Their Development
  Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs and Their Development
  Extra-Heavy Oil Resources
 
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