Geology Of Petroleum
Module 1 discusses how the physical structure of the earth was formed, what the earths crust is composed of, how the history of the earth is mapped, which processes are involved in the formation of mountains, why sedimentation occurs, what organic matter is and how oil and gas are formed.
This course is designed for students who require a basic understanding of the petroleum industry to perform their jobs. It provides an easy-to-understand introduction to the basics of upstream and downstream activities. Students will learn how hydrocarbon deposits are formed, explored for, and produced. Next, students will learn how crude oil and gas are converted from a raw material to finished product and delivered to markets, or traded worldwide, as a commodity.