• IPIMS
  • IPIMS
  • IPIMS

IPIMS

Welcome to IPIMS!

Begin Your IPIMS e-Learning Course

Evaporites and their Role in Petroleum Exploration

Course ID: t55

Describes characteristics of evaporites and examines their relationship to hydrocarbon accumulations, including their role as source beds, reservoirs, traps and seals. Discusses evaporite mineralogy and diagenesis, as well as analysis and identification techniques. Field examples illustrate occurrences, evaluation and significance of evaporite structures.

Total Number of Subtopics: 7

  • 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
  • Evaporites and their Role in Petroleum Exploration: References and Addition
Estimated Time: 2 hours 20 minutes on a full time basis