Instructors: Dr. Roberto Fainstein and Dr. Rui Pena dos Reis
This is a comprehensive course that addresses to the worldwide developments in deep-water exploration and production. It examines all phases of exploration from pre-planning of seismic surveys to data acquisition execution, accurate seismic interpretation, seismic maps construction, analyses of seismic attributes, definition of prospects, risk appraisal and exploratory drilling plans. Further it examines several aspects of deep-water hydrocarbon production, geo-hazards, development economics and the impact of long-term oil price forecasts on scenarios for portfolio investments in deep-water. The intended audience for this course concerns petroleum professionals involved in deep-water exploration and production, geophysicists, geologists, drilling engineers, rock physicists, reservoir engineers, economists and leading edge computer specialists.