Petroleum Geology of Southeast Asia

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Course Description: 
This course is divided into 3 parts. In Part (i), students will be introduced to the Petroleum System i.e. source, burial, kitchen, migration, trap, seal and reservoir for both conventional and unconventional oil and gas. They will learn about silici-clastic and calci-clastic source and reservoir rocks, thermal maturation during burial, porosity and permeability during migration and sealing, and seismic interpretation of structural and stratigraphic traps. In Part (ii) they will study the geological settings of the oil and gas fields in Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam and Southern China. In Part (iii) they will undertake a 5 day field excursion (during the mid-semester break) to an active petroleum system in South East Asia (e.g. Miri, Labuan, Sumatra, or Myanmar)
Year Taken: 
Year 3
Next Offered: 
Sem 1
ES1003, ES2004, ES3002
Years Offered: 
AY 2016 - 2017
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