AAPG Education is offering a free webinar and free Open Courseware.  To register, please send an email to educate@aapg.org and indicate your choice from the options listed in this post.

Free Webinar

Low-temperature geothermal resources represent a significant opportunity for companies involved in oil and gas exploration and production, and you’ll learn how in our new, free e-symposium offered by AAPG Education. Low-temperature geothermal resources can be co-produced with oil and gas, with numerous commercial applications.  It’s a great lead-in to our 4-week e-certificate course, Geothermal Basics.

Open Courseware

Giant Oil Fields

There are more approximately 1,000 oil and gas fields in the world that have been classified as “giant,” containing more than 500 million barrels of recoverable oil and /or 3 trillion cubic feet of gas.  This course will cover the structure, stratigraphy, and production history of the fields and an analysis of effective exploration, production, and enhanced oil recovery methods.

Look into this top-flight e-symposium — Evaluating Mature Fields:  http://www.aapg.org/education/online/details.cfm?ID=197

Here’s an exciting upcoming event –  New Ways to Look at Old Data 2-day workshop: http://www.aapg.org/gtw/NewWays_OldData/index.cfm

Carbon Capture and Sequestration: An Introduction

This course covers the fundamental concepts involved in carbon capture and sequestration, and explains the geological conditions required for successful carbon storage.  It profiles extraction, transportation, injection, and monitoring of CO2.

Website will be available on September 30, 2010.

For further study, try a face-to-face workshop from PTTC:  http://pbccs092910.eventbrite.com/

Geological Models in CO2 Sequestration

This course provides a foundation in reservoir characterization as it applies to carbon storage.  Units include evaluating reservoirs ideal for storage, fluid dynamics within the reservoir after injection and during monitoring, enhanced oil recovery using CO2, and case studies. 

Website will be available on September 30, 2010.

You can also check out this excellent e-symposium — Carbon Storage and Geological Modeling in Kentucky:  http://www.aapg.org/education/online/details.cfm?ID=179

About OpenCourseware:  These online courses have been designed for independent, self-guided study.  You may use course resources to gain an understanding of new topics and to motivate you to pursue your education and take more formal courses.  If you would like to participate in guided independent study, or a group course, check out AAPG Education for information about taking an instructor-led course. You will also learn how to earn CEUs, PDHs, and e-certificates for successful completion. Self-guided AAPG Open Courseware is free to all users.

Do you want face-to-face instruction?  CEU or Professional Development Credit? Take the course with an instructor. Check out our certificate courses :

http://www.aapg.org/education/online/CertificateCourses.cfm

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