Applied Geology

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Megjelent: 2014. április 11. péntek

Course Title: Applied Geology

Instructor: Dr. Éva Hartai

Code: MFFTT710003

Responsible department/institute: MFFTT

Position in curriculum (which semester): 1

Pre-requisites (if any): -

No. of contact hours per week (lecture + seminar): 2+1

Type of Assessment (examination/ practical mark / other): examination

Credits: 3

Course: full time

Course Description:

The inner structure of Earth. Plate tectonics and hydrocarbon generation. Hydrocarbon-geological aspects of magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Generation of hydrocarbons. Primary and secondary migration. Characteristics of reservoirs. Porosity, permeability, the effects of grain size and sorting. Trapping mechanisms trap types. Carbon-dioxide storage in geological reservoirs.

Assessment and grading:

Students will be assessed with using the following elements.

Attendance:                                            5 %

Homework                                           10 %

Short quizzes                                        10 %

Midterm exam                                      40 %

Final exam                                            35 %

Total                                                    100%

Grading scale:

% value

Grade

90 -100%

5 (excellent)

80 – 89%

4 (good)

70 - 79%

3 (satisfactory)

60 - 69%

2 (pass)

0 - 59%

1 (failed)

 

Compulsory or recommended literature resources:

  • Stoneley, R.: Introduction to Petroleum Exploration for Non-geologists. Oxford University Press, 1995, ISBN 0 19 854856 7
  • Landes, K. K.: Petroleum Geology. John Wiley & Sons, 1959
  • Pápay, J.: Development of Petroleum Reservoirs. Akadémiai Kiadó, 2003, ISBN 963 05 7927 8
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