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Petroleum Short Courses

Petroleum Geophysics - Summer 2018

Courses will be taught at the University of Houston campus, Charles F. McElhinney Hall (building M/588), room 108.

Register for Petroleum Geophysics - Summer 2018

Course Schedule

Date & Time Instructor(s) Tuition

Rock & Fluid Physics (Course Description)

May 28 – 31
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gary Mavko, Stanford University

$1,760

Seismic Wave & Ray Theory (Course Description)

June 4 – 8
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gerard Schuster, KAUST University

$2,200

Concepts & Applications of 3D Seismic Interpretation

June 11 – 15
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Biondo Biondi, Stanford University

$2,200

Velocity Analysis for Depth Imaging (Course Description)

June 18 – 22
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Bee Bednar, Panorama Technologies

$2,200

Anisotropy (Course Description)

June 25 – 29
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Leon Thomsen, University of Houston

$2,200

Application & Interpretation of Converted Waves (Course Description)

July 2 – 6
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

James Gaiser & Rob Stewart, University of Houston

$2,200

Seismic Amplitude Interpretation (Course Description)

July 9 – 13
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fred Hilterman, University of Houston

$2,200

Seismic Migration (Course Description)

July 16 – 20
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hua-Wei Zhou, University of Houston

$2,200

EM Methods in Exploration (Course Description)

July 23 – 27
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Doug Oldenburg, University of British Columbia

$2,200

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

Contact Information

Department Chair
Hua-Wei Zhou

Director, Professional Geoscience Programs
Donald S. Van Nieuwenhuise
donvann@uh.edu
713-743-3423

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 provides classroom or computer lab facilities, depending on the course.