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Geophysics Training Courses

Geophysics Training Courses

Geophysics, the study of physical processes and properties of natural substances found on the earth, is one of the most sought after courses in geological sciences. Professional training courses in geophysics offer a lot of specializations in magnetic, fluid dynamics, physics, plate tectonics and chemical properties of soil and other natural substances. Professionals taking these courses will be able to work for R&D firms, engineering and manufacturing firms.

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Geophysics for Geologists and Petroleum Engineers
PEICE
3 days
1,833 USD
Multiple (2)
This Geophysics for Geologists and Petroleum Engineers training course is a 3 day workshop designed to provide participants with an...
Gravity and Magnetic Geophysical Methods in Oil Exploration
Progress Seminars Inc.
         
(2)
1 day
695 CAD
Calgary
This Gravity and Magnetic Geophysical Methods in Oil Exploration  training course is a 1 day workshop designed to provide participants with...
Basic Geophysics - BGP
PetroSkills
         
(18)
5 days
3,940 USD
Multiple (2)
This course is designed to familiarize anyone using seismic data with the nature of the data and what they specifically...
Geological and Geophysical Characterization of Heavy Oil Reservoirs - HORC
PetroSkills
3 days
2,925 USD
Calgary
With conventional hydrocarbon resources growing thinner, heavy oil and bitumen are being looked at as the next resource that could...
Applied Seismic Anisotropy for Fractured Reservoir Characterization - ASAF
PetroSkills
         
(4)
5 days
4,240 USD
Houston
Applied Seismic Anisotropy for Fractured Reservoir Characterization - ASAF - A PetroSkills course The course is designed to enable you...
Seismic Imaging of Subsurface Geology - SSD
PetroSkills
         
(3)
5 days
4,040 USD
Multiple (2)
Seismic Imaging of Subsurface Geology - SSD - A PetroSkills course This course is designed for those working with reflection...
Seismic Velocities and Depth Conversion - SVDC
PetroSkills
         
(9)
5 days
4,040 USD
Multiple (4)
Seismic data is acquired in time - the time taken for the sound to travel from the source to reflectors...
Seismic Acquisition Technology in a Regulatory Era - SATR
PetroSkills
         
(10)
5 days
4,040 USD
Houston
Around the world, we are in an age of increasingly more stringent challenges for seismic acquisition to meet regulatory requirements....
Introduction to Seismic Stratigraphy: A Basin Scale Regional Exploration Workshop - ISS
PetroSkills
5 days
4,190 USD
Multiple (2)
One of the most revolutionary, most effective, yet most under-utilized tools introduced into exploration this century is that of seismic...
AVO, Inversion, and Attributes: Principles and Applications - AVO
PetroSkills
         
(7)
5 days
4,140 USD
Multiple (3)
The subject of direct hydrocarbon indicators and AVO has rapidly expanded to include AVO inversion, offset AVO inversion, and 4D...
Seismic Positioning Data Management - SPDM
PetroSkills
2 days
2,400 USD
Houston
While both seismic navigation and trace data topics are covered, there is a greater focus on the geo-spatial component of...
3D Seismic Attributes for Reservoir Characterization - SARC
PetroSkills
         
(11)
5 days
4,240 USD
Multiple (2)
The primary objective of this course is to gain an intuitive understanding of the kinds of seismic features that can...
Use of Full Azimuth Seismic and Microseismic for Unconventional Plays - FAMS
PetroSkills
         
(6)
5 days
4,240 USD
Multiple (2)
Use of Full Azimuth Seismic and Microseismic for Unconventional Plays - FAMS - A PetroSkills course For surface seismic, participants...
Advanced Seismic Stratigraphy: A Sequence-Wavelet Analysis Exploration-Exploitation Workshop - ADS
PetroSkills
         
(3)
5 days
4,400 USD
Houston
Seismic stratigraphy is a powerful tool for exploration and exploitation, especially when the rock-fluid information within the seismic wavelet (reflection...
Seismic Interpretation - SI1
PetroSkills
         
(12)
5 days
4,040 USD
Multiple (3)
Can I observe the reservoir on seismic? How large is the reservoir? Did the well cut a fault? Can seismic...
Seismic Positioning Data Management - SPDM
PetroSkills
2 days
2,400 USD
Houston
Minerals and rocks; Plate tectonics; Geological times; Weathering and erosion; Deposition; Diagenesis; Reservoirs; Structural geology and petroleum; Origin, migration, and...
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Geophysics Courses

The application of geophysics is widespread as its theories are used for the extraction of natural resources, mitigation of natural hazards and taking environmental protection measures. Other applications of geophysics include locating petroleum reservoirs, analyzing reservoirs, locating groundwater, determining the properties of soil and assessing sites for environmental remediation.

Geophysics is an interdisciplinary subject involving the study of all of earth’s materials and soils along with a blend of astronomy, physics, biology and other earth sciences.

Geophysics includes the study of gravity (study of the gravitational forces on the earth and the moon), heat flow (sources of heat, primordial heat, radioactivity and convection or conduction), vibrations, electromagnetic waves, magnetism, fluid dynamics and mineral physics.

Professional training courses in geophysics

Professional training courses in geophysics provide professionals in-depth knowledge of core geophysical subjects, physical laws of geophysics and enhance research and writing skills of the professionals for future endeavors. Geophysics courses include concepts in geodesy, geomagnetism, time series analysis, applied geophysics, seismology, geochemistry, marine geology, geohazards, hydrogeology, seismic techniques and oceanography.

Geophysics training for oil and gas professionals are offered in different formats of delivery such as traditional classroom settings, online courses as well onsite project management courses. Online courses give professionals the flexibility to attend classes and exams at any time including the convenience of revisiting course materials at any time.

Oil and gas professionals in geophysics

Professionals graduating from degrees in geophysics find jobs in various fields of environmental and scientific sectors. These courses are ideal for professionals working with oil and sectors including drilling scientists and drilling engineers. Some common sectors of working for such professionals include oilfield services, petroleum engineering, health sector, environmental safety, maritime engineering, trading, maintenance and management.

Professionals can occupy jobs such as geophysicists, geologists, process engineers, process control managers, drillers, production operators, construction managers, electrical, mechanical engineers, quality assurance, quality control managers, refinery specialist and refinery operators.

Geophysics prospects and applications

Geophysics, considered one of the most important subjects of science, has a wide range of applications. Geophysical theories and studies are used in different developmental and environmental projects such archaeological field studies, landfill imaging, well logging, seismic monitoring, forensic investigations, predicting hazards such as earthquakes, tremors, tsunamis and construction siting essentials.

Professional prospects in geophysics are wide as the qualifications can be expanded to different fields such as exploratory geophysics, geological hazards investigation, environmental projects based on water, natural resources study, soil studies, R&D and landfill mapping. Other than professional diplomas, postgraduate and doctorate degrees are also pursued by professionals majoring in geophysical sciences, who can occupy jobs as lecturers, teaching faculties and researchers.