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E-216 - Evaluation & Prospect Generation

5 days GEO/PLAY
  • Geoscientists, technical or non-technical managers interested in prospect assessment
  • To provide a practical, comprehensive understanding of that part of the E&P value chain that deals with the technical evaluation of an exploration asset
Learning Objectives
  • To understand prospect definition workflow and to estimate OHIP estimation parameters
  • To understand risks and uncertainties related to OHIP calculation methods, and to use related results accordingly
  • To review fundamental concepts of portfolio management and learn how to define adapted exploration strategies
Ways and means
  • Lectures, exercises, hands-on sessions on real case studies
  • Discussion, teamwork experience feedback

Exploration prospect conversion in potential reservoir 1 day
  • Well potential productivity assessment
  • Potential Field Development Plan
  • Anticipated production profiles
Play assessment 1 day
  • Data collecting
  • Basin potential assessment
  • Regional context - Petroleum trilogy
  • Trapping
  • Relative timings of events
Prospect analysis & generation 2 days
  • Source rock estimation
  • Seismic and well data interpretation
  • Cross correlation & integration with seismic data
  • Structural history & Timing of HC expulsion and Migration
  • Exploration maturity status significance
  • OHIP calculation parameters - Evaluation of uncertainties
  • Assessment consistency
  • OHIP determinist and stochastic assessment
  • “Prospect sheet” generation
  • Uses of the prospect evaluation
  • Transition to dynamics and economics
Risk analysis 1 day
  • Definition of risk and uncertainties
  • Geological risks (reservoir, trap, HC conservation)
  • Fluid content risks (source rock, maturation, migration, timings)
  • Probability of success - Consequences for economics
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Oct 10 - 14 Rueil €3,160 Online By email