|The purpose of this course is to provide the student with knowledge on:
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
· Search, analyze and compose data and information, using the necessary technologies.
· Decision making.
· Promotion of free, creative and inductive thinking.
· Working in an international environment.
- Course Contents
|1) Fossil fuels: coal, natural hydrocarbons (crude oil, natural gas).
2) Physical and chemical characteristics of oil and gas.
3) Petroleum systems. Source rocks, kerogen. Genesis of crude oil and natural gas.
4) Hydrocarbon migration (primary and secondary). Reservoir rocks. Cap rocks (seals). Petrophysical properties (porosity, saturation, permeability, etc.).
5) Geological trapping structures of hydrocarbons: Structural, Stratigraphic, Hydrodynamic and combination traps. Examples and exercises (e.g. selection of proper location of well at anticline structural traps).
6) Geophysical exploration of hydrocarbons with gravimetric method. Exercise: Identification of salt dome tectonic trap.
7) Seismic methods in hydrocarbon exploration and well logging techniques.
8) Organic geochemistry in hydrocarbon exploration.
9) Drilling technology of hydrocarbons.
10) Production – recovery of hydrocarbons.
11) Petroleum refinery.
12) Petrochemical products.
13) Utilization (combustion) of hydrocarbons in thermoelectrical plants, industry and commercial-domestic sectors.
- TEACHING METHODS – Assessment
|Mode of Delivery||In class|
|USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY||Support the learning process through the online platform e-class|
Ι. Written final examination (60%) comprising:
– Multiple-choice questions
II. Written essay and presentation by Power Point (40%)