Applied Geopressure Course

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Applied Geopressure Course

This course will provide in-depth practice of geopressure concepts, measurements, prediction, analysis, risk and appraisal.
Review and learn about:
  • Causes , concepts and definitions of geopressure
  • The tools, techniques and tests used for direct and indirect measurements, QC and calibration
  • Different prediction methods, mainly based on effective stress
  • Techniques used for predictions pre-drilling, during drilling and after drilling
  • QC petrophysical properties adequate for pore pressure  predictions, especially seismic velocity
  • Supra-sub salt pressure models, fault sealing, trap sealing and retention capacities
  • Applications for exploration, exploitation, and drilling, including compartmentalization, post drilling appraisal, and risk assessment
  • Several case histories from the Gulf of Mexico will be discussed during this course.

See the course abstract and summary, as well as directions to Core Lab.

7 Professional Development Hours (0.7 CEU) are earned by attending this course
October 19th, 2005 8:00 AM   through   4:00 PM
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