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Petroleum Geophysics Short Courses Summer 2015

Courses will be taught on the University of Houston Campus. Building and Room Number to be arranged in the near future.


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Date & TimeInstructor(s)Tuition

Seismic Wave and Ray Theory

May 4 - 8
8am - 4:30pm

Gerard Schuster, KAUST University

$2,200

Seismic Migration

May 11 - 15
8am - 4:30pm

Hua-Wei Zhou, University of Houston

$2,200

Seismic Amplitude Interpretation

May 18 - 22
8am - 4:30pm

Fred Hilterman, University of Houston

$2,200

CSEM and MT Methods

May 26 - 29
8am - 4:30pm

Lucy MacGregor, Rock Solid Images

$1,760

Velocity Analysis for Depth Imaging

June 1 - 5
8am - 4:30pm

Bee Bednar, Panorama Technologies

$2,200

Anisotropy

June 8 - 12
8am - 4:30pm

Leon Thomsen, University of Houston

$2,200

Seismic Attributes for Carbonates Reservoirs

June 15 - 19
8am - 4:30pm

Kurt Marfurt, University of Oklahoma

$2,200

Application and Interpretation of Converted Waves

June 22 - 26
8am - 4:30pm

James Gaiser and Rob Stewart, University of Houston

$2,200

Rock and Fluid Physics

June 29 - July 2
8am - 4:30pm

Gary Mavko, Stanford University

$1,760

Microseismic Imaging and Interpretation

July 6 - 10
8am - 4:30pm

Aibing Li, University of Houston

$2,200

Fundamentals of Geophysical Data Processing

July 13 - 17
8am - 4:30pm

Steve Hill, Colorado School of Mines and University of Houston

$2,200


Additional short course information:

  • Note that most courses are one-week courses. Several courses are less than a week due to national holidays. The daily schedule is 8am to 12 noon, followed by a lunch break, and then continue with afternoon sessions from 12:45pm to 4:45pm each day.

Contact Information

Department Chairman:
Hua-Wei Zhou

Director, Professional Geoscience Programs:
Donald S. Van Nieuwenhuise
E-mail: donvann@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3423
Fax: 713-743-4544

Short Course Venues

On Campus: Courses will be taught on the University of Houston Campus.  The venue is to be determined for lecture courses.  Please check back later. Courses requiring computer applications will be held in our computer Lab in Science and Research Building 1, Room 230. This lab has up-to-date computer hardware, including visualization capabilities and industry standard software. The campus is conveniently located 5 minutes from downtown Houston and 20 minutes from both major metro airports.

Off Campus: These courses can be provided at any corporate location if the 20 student minimum is met by a sponsor and the sponsor also provides classroom or computer lab facilities depending on the course.