Basic Exploration

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Industrial, Chemical and Fuel

What Is Basic Exploration Training?

Geologist working in exploration teams need to have a thorough grasp of the geological processes that are relevant for the formation of oil and gas pools. Also they must have skills in, and awareness of the multitude of tools used in petroleum exploration. This course discusses the fundamentals of all aspects of petroleum exploration. By the end of the course delegates will be able to have a good general understanding of the basics of oil and gas exploration.

Who Should Attend

Newly joined and newly qualified technical staff such as geologists and geophysicists.

Course Agenda

- Overview of world-wide oil & gas occurrences
- Formation of sedimentary basins
- Play concepts and petroleum systems
- Fundamentals of seismic acquisition - processing & interpretation
- Fundamentals of the formation of reservoirs (clastics & carbonates) -  seals and source rocks
- Trap formation and structural style
- Hydrocarbon generation & migration
- Basin prospectivity assessment
-Oil and gas prospect mapping
- Other exploration tools: gravity/magnetics
- Wireline logs
- Surface geochemistry.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Basic Exploration course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

More Information

We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

Course Availability

Available on client premises as an in-house course or at one of training venues, provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, simply complete the enquiry form below and we'll send you our quotation by return.

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Basic Exploration
Part of our Chemical and Fuel range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 5 days
  • Max Class Size 4

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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