Fred Schroeder of Noble Energy Continues Short Course on Petroleum Prospect Development
Twenty-Eight Undergraduate and Graduate Students Enrolled
Dr. Fred Schroeder, a senior geological advisor with Noble Energy in Houston, will teach the second part of his hands-on short course on developing petroleum prospects on Saturday, February 8.
Dr. Fred Schroeder (center of photo) with short course students in September 2013.Held at the University of Houston’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS), the upcoming one-day course is titled “Using Seismic Data: From the Discovery Well to Early Field Development.” The popular course is completely subscribed with 28 UH graduate and undergraduate students enrolled.
Schroeder presented a one-day short course entitled “Using Seismic Data: From Acreage Capture to Wildcat Well” on September 7, 2013, which was also completely subscribed by 24 UH students. Both courses were organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists student group in EAS, the Wildcatters.
Schroeder, a Ph.D. graduate in marine geophysics from Colombia University, joined Exxon in 1977 and worked there for 32 years on various areas of upstream research and exploration that included close collaboration with Peter Vail and others on development of the Exxon sequence stratigraphic model. He has given this same course many times at Exxon, Texas A&M University, and Noble Energy. Schroeder has a passion for teaching, mentoring and sharing his experience with the next generation of geoscientists.