March 23, 2018
Oil and Gas Essentials Course:
Calgary to Canmore

Next Course - Fall, 2017

This one day course / field trip is designed for:

a) oil and gas company non technical staff (legal, land, accounting, support personnel) and less experienced technical individuals,

b) oil and gas industry support and financial personnel (petroleum service sector, banking, investment companies, lawyers, etc.) and

c) any group interested in learning about the oil and gas industry in Alberta.

   The oil and gas field course begins in Calgary, proceeds to Turner Valley with a stop at the historic Turner Valley Gas Plant, passes through the foothills and ends in Canmore prior to returning to Calgary. En route, participants learn the basics about the various aspects of the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry including exploration / exploitation geology, geophysics and the various engineering disciplines ( including drilling engineering, production engineering and reservoir engineering ) - how oil and gas reserves are found, extracted and marketed - as well as gaining insight into the history of the Canadian petroleum / oil and gas industry and the impact changing technology has had throughout the years. From outcrop to discovery well site, from oil pool to sour gas pool, this oil and gas course takes participants to some of the very spots that changed Alberta's and Canada's history. By days end, participants will understand the basics of rock and reservoir types, seals, traps, exploration / drilling methodologies, processing, transportation and play economics. Aside from the technical and economical aspects of the industry, participants will also gain a comprehensive insight into the historical and present day economic importance of the oil and gas industry within the economy of Alberta and Canada and the world. Oil and Gas Essentials courses depart from Calgary at 7:45 am and return at 9:00 pm.

Oil and Gas Essentials is a CAPLA Education course.

Oil & Gas Essentials Course Participant Comments:

" This course was better than excellent, it was fabulous! "
"AWESOME!! Everyone should take this course."
" Wonderful day, exceeded all expectations. Thank you."
" A fantastic experience! "
" Unrelentingly interesting!"
" Extremely educational and entertaining."
"Learned as much as I did in a 4 month course. It was great."
" A very informative and enjoyable day."
" Absolutely fantastic from start to finish."
"An excellent overview for geologists as well as non geologists."
"It is the BEST course I have ever been on. I highly recommend this course to anyone, even experienced O&G personnel."

Course Pricing :

First 20 Participants: $665 per person
Next 5 Participants (21 to 25): $635 per person
Participants in excess of 25 : $585 per person
Past GeoHistory Course Participants : $585 per person

$665 per person

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