This module provides an appreciation of the oil and gas exploration process. It clarifies the meaning of specialized exploration terminology and outlines a path to sustainability for the exploration industry. Finally, the module shows how sustainability can be incorporated into the operations of the exploration industry.
Successful participants will be able to demonstrate:
- An advanced practical and critical understanding of the main processes and related practices in oil and gas exploration.
- An advanced critical appreciation of the principles and processes through to handover to production.
- An advanced critical appreciation of the context within which oil and gas exploration occurs and the part that it plays within that context.
- A critical appreciation of the principles of oil and gas exploration at industry level to be able to contribute to project and programme design at any necessary scale.