E&P masterclass and fieldwork course for oil, gas and geothermal

Course leader: Dr. Henk J. Duyverman
Data: 5 days (exact date still to be determined) in May 2018.
Location: First class hotel in Ibbenbuhren, Germany, with full board


Amsterdam Petroleum Geoscience presents a brand new 5-day lecture and fieldwork course taking place in Germany. The course is designed for geology or engineering master students, beginning E&P or geothermal technicians and geology & geophysics employees.

Course Program

Day 1-2 
Full day and evening lectures on E&P and geothermal essentials:
  • facies recognition
  • sedimentology
  • structural geology
  • reservoir
  • diagenesis
  • petrophysics
  • volumetrics
  • drilling locations

Team exercises and a test at the end of day 2.

Day 3-4
Extensive fieldwork in 3 to 4 world-class quarries. In small teams we will study the field geology of these 3D sections. Paleo-data and thin section studies will be available.

Day 5
Morning: write-up of the team results.
Afternoon: presentation of the teams' results, AmsterdamPG award ceremony and farewell drink.  

Participants will receive a certificate afterwards.