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Subsurface Environment

Course ID: t38405

This topic addresses the fundamental and general conditions of the subsurface environment. The nature of water, pressure, geothermal gradient and fluid dynamics is discussed and its implications on oil and gas generation. Also presented is the effects of overpressure and under pressured environments as it relates to drilling and production.

Total Number of Subtopics: 3

  • Water Origins and Chemistry
  • Temperature and Thermal Gradient
  • Pressure Environments
Estimated Time: 2 hours 30 minutes on a full time basis