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Petroleum Geomechanics

Course ID: t38537

Introduces geoscientists and engineers to the discipline of petroleum geomechanics. It will be demonstrated that geomechanics adds value in all phases of exploration, development and production. Provides a conceptual framework for petroleum geomechanics which emphasizes fundamental concepts, properties, Earth stresses and data inputs that contribute to Mechanical Earth Models (MEM).

Total Number of Subtopics: 6

  • Fundamental Concepts of Geomechanics
  • Rock Deformation
  • Rock Mechanical Properties
  • Earth Stress
  • Mechanical Earth Model
  • Applications of Geomechanics
Estimated Time: 6 hours on a full time basis