This advanced practical course teaches the essentials of play fairway common risk segment mapping a technique now routinely applied in the most successful oil companies to focus on opportunities most worthy of investment and most likely to deliver success. The early parts of the course focus on how to synthesize data on the key risks affecting exploration so that key observations and interpretations can be synthesized in the drawing of play fairway maps. The second, more practical, portion of the course includes exercises in drawing and integrating common risk segment maps, all based on a real frontier licence round situation and on ‘cheap' public domain data. This is then fed through to a licence round recommendation and to a yet-to-find analysis. Participants may use their own companies colour schemes for play fairway analysis or may adopt a scheme used by the presenter.
Who Should Attend
Geologists and geophysicists or exploration managers that are involved in the assessment of new exploration opportunities and new country entry. This is an advanced level course and a basic knowledge of petroleum geology and in particular of petroleum systems is required. It would be helpful, but not vital, if participants have attended ‘Advanced Basin Analysis', a course that immediately percedes this one.
Date of Training
22 Oct 2018trainingPetroleum geology