petroleum geology


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petroleum geology

[pə′trō·lē·əm jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The branch of economic geology dealing with the origin, occurrence, movement, accumulation, and exploration of hydrocarbon fuels.
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Nicaragua: Petroleum Geology of the Caribbean Margin.
The website provides the latest newsfeeds about oil and gas activities in the region, and it includes educational materials about petroleum geology and oil and gas development along with supporting publications.
Storm Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology in the department of geosciences within the university's J.
It also approved the proposal of raising the monthly allocation of graduate studies grants, as well as, approving the master programme in Petroleum geology science in the College of Science starting for next academic year 2011/2012.
He says he believes that there is still significant exploration potential in Libya for companies with a good understanding of petroleum geology of Libya and ready "to test new play concepts".
A strong background in physics, mathematics, and petroleum geology is essential to success in this position.
Petroleum Geology & Oilfield Development in Daqing, 21(2): 59-61
Drilling firm Lapindo Brantas has blamed an earthquake that occurred 280 kilometres away for the 2006 eruption, which killed 13 people and displaced another 30,000, and has published a paper in Marine and Petroleum Geology that backs up its claim.
Measurements in the laboratory at Department of Petroleum Geology, mining and oil and gas business for experimental and environmental study of in-situ oil-shale retorting.
Many universities offer postgraduate and taught MSc courses in specialist areas like petroleum geology.
UK), and Pearce (Timelines, UK) have compiled a collection of 17 papers on the use and applications of stratigraphy in petroleum geology in the past two decades.

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