The search for Oil & Gas deposits.

Hydrocarbon or Petroleum (Oil & Gas) exploration is the search by Petroleum Geoscientists (such as geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, micro-paleontologists, sedimentologists petrophysicists etc) for Oil & Gas deposits, by using advanced technologies developed by the Petroleum Industry. The services to be offered by the Institute, include parts of the relevant activities such as:


 What is Petroleum Engineering 11

 Exploration methods:

  • Elements of a petroleum prospect
  • Exploration risk
  • Basin and prospect evaluation
  • Petroleum system definition
  • Licensing
  • Reserves and resources studies (Oil & Gas Reserves, Proved reserves, Probable reserves, Possible reserves) etc.
  • Field development
  • Drilling
  • Reservoir geology, etc