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GL5922: PROJECT IN PETROPHYSICS AND FORMATION EVALUATION (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

In the final project students are undertake a study of a problem applicable to the use of petrophysics and formation evaluation in the petroleum industry.  The project is an extended, independent, self-directed, piece of practical work integrating and reinforcing material taught on the course, and giving a detailed insight into the demands of, and ways of working in the hydrocarbon industry.  Projects are constructed around a current problem a company is facing.  These projects involve original research, and have not been worked on before.  Students will be expected to work on their projects in the offices of their employers.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor David Macdonald

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Geology And Petroleum Geology (GL) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The Project is the culmination of the previous taught courses of the Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation MSc. It will require integration of different elements and assumes a general knowledge of all aspects of petrophysics.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Continous assesment, 7,500 word report (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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