Cont. Ed: Accelerated Learning Tutorial: Introduction to Petroleum Geology

Speaker Dr. Margaret Dalthorp PhD
Maggie Dalthorp most recently served as Exploration Manager for a Williston Basin operator, Murex Petroleum Corporation, where she was actively involved in assessing the Three Forks play. Prior experience includes running her own company, Moorhouse Associates, Inc. – a natural resource planning and oil and gas exploration company that generated ...

Maggie Dalthorp most recently served as Exploration Manager for a Williston Basin operator, Murex Petroleum Corporation, where she was actively involved in assessing the Three Forks play. Prior experience includes running her own company, Moorhouse Associates, Inc. – a natural resource planning and oil and gas exploration company that generated prospects by shooting 3D seismic surveys in underdeveloped areas. Dr. Dalthorp also served as project manager for several watershed studies, pollution outreach activities and water planning projects both domestically and internationally. She began her career with Exxon Company USA and served in a variety of geological, exploitation and management roles working both onshore US and offshore Gulf of Mexico.  Dr. Dalthorp holds a Doctorate in Coastal and Marine System Science from Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi, an MBA from Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi, and a Bachelor’s in Geology from The University of Texas at Austin. 

Full Description

Objective

This one day tutorial is structured to give attendees a broad overview of the fundamental geological concepts in the context of petroleum exploration and production.

Topics of discussion include an overview of the processes of petroleum generation and accumulation and the variables within depositional systems that impact reserve recovery.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Historical Geology / Geologic Time
  • Physical Geology / Depositional Processes and Stratigraphy
  • Depositional Basins
  • Structural Geology
  • Petroleum Reservoirs / Conventional and Unconventional
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • The Petroleum Prospect
  • Reference Information
     

Professional Development Hours

Attendees will be awarded with a certificate for 8 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Organizer Sunil Lakshminarayanan and Kumar Pugazhenthi

Email - sunil_lakshminarayanan@oxy.com ; kumaresan.pugazhenthi@gmail.com


Phone - 281-248-1443 ; 361-522-3859

When?

Fri, Jan. 27, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. US/Central

Where?

SPEI Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, Texas 77042
United States

Phone: (713) 457-6815
Fax: (713) 779-4216

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