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2020-2021 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 476/576 Petroleum Geology

Credits: (3-0) 3

Petroleum source rocks, hydrocarbon generations and migration, reservoir properties, traps and seals, and subsurface fluids and conditions are covered.  Petroleum exploration methods, major oil-producing sedimentary basins, and unconventional hydrocarbon resources also are addressed.  Data from well drilling and testing, evaluation of well logs and other subsurface data, and computer software are incorporated into course assignments.

Prerequisites: GEOL 331/331L  or permission of instructor.
Pre or Corequisites: GEOL 322/322L  or permission of instructor.
Notes: Students enrolled in GEOL 576 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in GEOL 476.

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