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    Saint Francis University
  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

GEOL 321 - Petroleum Geology

(3 credits)
Study of the origin, occurrence, movement, accumulation, and exploration of hydrocarbon fuels.  A geological understanding of the search for hydrocarbons (oil exploration) and geological foundations for oil production. This course aims at introducing the students to the basics of petroleum geology, a vast field that includes geochemistry of oil and gas, structural geology, sedimentology (basin, rock and sequence stratigraphy), mineralogy, fluid mechanics, volumetric calculations, and so on. Lecture. Prerequisite(s):  GEOL 221  Fall.