Wellsite 101 Course Request
Wellsite 101 is designed for university graduates and students.
The 5 day course runs Mon-Fri. 8:30-4:00pm. T-W-Th the instructor will be available until 5pm for discussion. 2 breaks and a half hour lunch will be taken.
The morning segment instruction covers all aspects of the wellsite geology profession;
Oil patch overview, background, setup, software, safety, GD, EDR, heavy oil, communications, and professionalism. Wellsite geology is a multifaceted discipline, we cover minor details and nuances of the unique excitement intrinsic to the job.
The afternoon sample sessions are taught with actual drilling rig rock chips vialled by wellsite geologists. The course covers the primary rock types; Sandstone, Siltstone, Shale, Limestone, Dolomite and Evaporates. A full sample description is practiced which includes the following partial list; accessories, cement, texture, porosity, florescence and cavings. The student will learn the intricacies and nuances of a practical sample description from an expert field geologist. Case studies and HZ practice will be included.
Prospective students must have a solid knowledge of geological principles and rocks. 3 - 4th year students and graduates in earth sciences are preferred. Practical working knowledge of geology is also acceptable, check with Opus if unsure. Much of the instruction is in conjunction with geology but the sample work is specific.
Please fill out the form below and you will be contacted during our office hours with purchase options and to complete sign up for the course. Credit card and debit are accepted over PayPal. Signup is on a first come first serve basis, mailed checks are acceptable and will hold a place for 3 days. Names are added to the waiting list and extra courses are opened when demand warrants.
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