Petroleum Geophysics - PTRL5014

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Petroleum Engineering

Course Outline: School

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Multi-disciplinary teams. Seismic energy propagation. Zoeppritz equations. Common midpoint methods. Shot record. Seismic data processing. NMO calculations. Seismic data intrepretation. 3D-4D seismic methods. NPV. The Stratton gas field. Instrumented oil fields. Vertical seismic profiles. Seismic inversion. Amplitude variation with offset. Electro-magnetic methods.

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