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Classroom Courses, Field Courses and Field Trips

GeoHistory currently offers two scheduled oil and gas industry classroom courses, three scheduled oil and gas industryfield courses and one scheduled field trip originating in Calgary, Alberta. A detailed summary of these scheduled oil and gas industry courses and field trips is included on the lower half of this page.

Geohistory also provides customized client specific field trips, classroom and field courses for oil and gas industry companies, organizations, industry service groups (finance, wellsite and facilities) and all other groups interested in the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry:


Classroom Courses (click to view)

i) Rocks, Reords, Contracts and Reserves

ii) Oil Sands Heavy Oil Essentials

iii) Unconventional Resources Essentials - **new course**

Field Courses

i) Oil and Gas Essentials Course

ii) Production and Facilities Essentials Course

iii) Burgess Shale Trilobites Course - Mt. Stephen Trilobite Beds

Field Trips

i) Evolution of the Oil and Gas Industry - Calgary to Turner Valley Field Trip

Custom Field Trips and Courses

Custom Field Trips and Courses



Classroom Course Offerings

Name Target Audience Description
Rocks, Reords, Contracts and Reserves Junior technical personnel (engineers, geologists and geophysicists) and non technical (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative, human resources). Well logs, core, drill cuttings, land records, play conception, generation, drilling and development.
Oil Sands Heavy Oil Essentials Technical personnel without oil sands / heavy oil experience, junior technical personnel (engineers, geologists and geophysicists),non technical personnel (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative, human resources) and industry service areas personnel (finance, wellsite, environmental). Oil sands and heavy oil progression, play conception, generation, drilling and development, eonomic and environmental aspects.
Unconventional Resources Essentials Junior technical (engineers, geologists and geophysicists) and non technical (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative, human resources)and industry service areas (finance, wellsite, environmental). For over a decade, the unconventional plays, or resource plays have dominated the headlines. From shale gas to oil shales, this oil and gas industry course explains unconventional resource evolution, play conception, generation, drilling and development, eonomic and environmental aspects.


Field Course Offerings

Name Target Audience Description
Oil and Gas Essentials Non technical oil and gas industry personnel (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative,human resources), junior technical personnel (engineers, geologists and geophysicists), industry service areas personnel (finance, wellsite, environmental) and any individual or group intereseted in learning about the oil and gas industry. A full day field trip that includes the basics of the oil industry: geology, engineering, geophysics, various engineering disciplines, land and legal, play development, production, processing and marketing, including regulation. Industry and equipment history and development and visits to various locations, including a guided tour of the historic Turner Valley Gas Plant.
Production and Facilities Essentials Technical personnel without drilling, production or facilities experience, junior technical personnel (engineers, geologists and geophysicists),non technical personnel (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative,human resources) and industry service areas personnel (finance, wellsite, environmental). any individual or group interested in drilling, producing and processing hydrocarbons. OIl and natural gas, natural gas liquids development and production beginning with drillling conventional vertical wells, horizontal wells and multistage horizontal wells), completions and well stimulation (including fraturing) throught to production with artificial lifts and hydrocarbon, natural gas and sour natural gas processing.
Burgess Shale Trilobites Course - Mt. Stephen Trilobite Beds Technical (engineers, geologists and geophysicists) and non technical (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative, human resources)and industry service areas (finance, wellsite, environmental) and any individual or group with an interest in learning about the natural and cultural history of Western Canada and the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Cultural History of Western Canada, geological history of the foothills, Front and Main Ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Newly discovered / redefined depostional, structural and geomorphological history of the Burgess Shale from the Cambrian through to the recent based on GeoHistory sponsored research.


Field Trip Offerings

Name Target Audience Description
Evolution of the Oil and Gas Industry - Calgary to Turner Valley Field Trip Non technical oil and gas industry personnel (land, legal, accounting, IT, administrative,human resources), technical personnel (engineers, geologists and geophysicists), industry service areas personnel (finance, wellsite, environmental) and any individual or group intereseted in learning about the oil and gas industry. A full day field trip that includes an overiveiw of the hystory of the Canadian petroleum infused with the basics of petroleum geology, production and processing. This oil industry field trip includes a tour of Canada's first and largest oil field, the Turner Valley Oil Field and Canada's first natural gas processing plant, the historic Turner Valley Gas Plant as well as the tour of a modern processing facility still producing from the Turner Valley Field.


Program General Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT:
Full payment is due upon registration in order to hold your place on a program.

CANCELLATION:
It is understood by all concerned parties that GeoHistory Inc. and GeoHistory (2016) Inc. (collectively "GeoHistory") classroom courses, field courses and field trips (collectively Geohistory "Programs") are, amongst other factors, weather dependent programs and as such, postponement or even cancellation can occur. Participant understands that a secondary date may be chosen in the event of a cancellation of a given Program. If the secondary date is unattainable, or unsuitable due to inclement weather, the Program will be rescheduled for later in the summer or fall of of the same year, if possible. If a Program does commence and encounters inclement weather or other factors which prevents completion of the Program, participants will remain responsible for paying all incurred costs borne by GeoHistory to that point.

PARTICIPANT CANCELLATION AND NON ATTENDANCE
A credit for use on a future Program or a refund (less a $30 administration fee) will be granted to participants that cancel Thirty-one (31) or more days prior to the scheduled date of the Program. Only a program credit will be issued in the event of participant cancellation within 30 days of the scheduled Program or in the event of participant non attendance on the day of the program. The participant (or alternate) will be able to use this credit to attend a future Program at no additional cost for up to one year from the date of the original Program.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY:
Participant acknowledges that GeoHistory classroom courses are held at the AER Core Research Centre, which is not way affiliated with, controlled by or influenced by GeoHistory. As such Participant, its directors or employees (if a corporation or organization) indemnify GeoHistory Inc., its owners, directors, employees, its contractors or the owners, directors or employees of its contractors against any claim for any loss, mishap, accident or other happening that may occur during a GeoHistory classroom course.

Participant acknowledges that Participant will need to sign a WAIVER OF LIABILITY for each field course or field trip the Participant attends. A WAIVER OF LIABILITY will be provided upon Participant registration in such program.

PHOTOGRAPHS:
Participant acknowledges and agrees that photographs/video or images of the participant may be taken during a Program and used by GeoHistory for publicity purposes, including but not limited to the website, printed materials and social media, without any compensation, financial or otherwise to Participant.

BY REGISTERING FOR A GEOHISTORY PROGRAM, PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO THE ABOVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS