Petroleum Geology

Petroleum geology is the study of origin, occurrence, movement, accumulation, and exploration of hydrocarbon fuels. It refers to the specific set of geological disciplines that are applied to the search for hydrocarbons (oil exploration).

Read more about Petroleum Geology:  Sedimentary Basin Analysis, Major Subdisciplines in Petroleum Geology

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Applied Geology - Economic Geology - Petroleum Geology
... Petroleum geologists study the locations of the subsurface of the Earth which can contain extractable hydrocarbons, especially petroleum and natural gas ...
Major Subdisciplines in Petroleum Geology - Analysis of Reservoir
... Bulk rock volume, or the gross rock volume of rock above any hydrocarbon-water contact, is determined by mapping and correlating sedimentary packages ... The net-to-gross ratio, typically estimated from analogues and wireline logs, is used to calculate the proportion of the sedimentary packages that contains reservoir rocks ...