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Petrel Basics

Duration: Two (2) days
Class Type: Short lectures with many exercises on the computer
Overview: This course is designed to provide basic knowledge of Petrel. It is ideal for IT personnel, technicians, geophysicists and engineers who need to understand the fundamentals of using Petrel. It also provides the introduction to Petrel required before someone can take the Property Modeling Workflow course.
Who should attend: Anyone who needs to use Petrel for:
  • Basic support
  • Grid creation
  • Project viewing
  • Volume calculation
  • Making simple map displays
What will they Learn:
Unfamiliarity with Petrel
Become comfortable with Petrel's file structure and interface
Unsure what Petrel can do
Learn basic features of Petrel
Do not know how to work in Petrel
Learn basics on how to import data, create grids, run volume calculations, and create map displays

Basics is separated into six parts:

  • Introduction to the Petrel Interface and data import/export
  • Working with Petrel grids, polygons and operations
  • Building well correlation sections
  • Constructing unfaulted Petrel models
  • Running volumetric
  • Generate maps and hardcopy output
Course Agenda:

  • Interface, files and windows
  • Import and Export
  • Create and edit grids, lines and points
  • Well log processing and display
  • Building un-faulted 3D frameworks
  • Volume calculation
  • Map display types
  • Creating map displays
  • Building map montages
  • Hardcopy output of displays

If you would like to register or talk with SCM about your training needs please contact Marilyn Walden at or 713-871-1800.

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