Petroleum Geophysics

Masters Degree Program M.Sc. in Geophysics with a Specialization in Petroleum Geophysics

Program will be taught at:
The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
University of Houston

Subsequent Program (Cohort 19) Start Date: August 2017

Normal Class times: Fridays 1–5 pm, Saturdays 8 am–4:30 pm, Wednesdays, exam only 7–10 pm.

Each class has three weekends with Friday and Saturday classes and one weekend with only a Friday Class. The following Wednesday is the normally scheduled exam time.

Date Instructor(s)
6381 - Petroleum Geology
May 29 – June 24, 2015 Dr. Don Van Nieuwenhuise
University of Houston
6380 - Sequence Stratigraphy
July 10 – July 29, 2015 Dr. Janok Bhattacharya
McMaster & University of Houston
6395 - Petroleum Seismology
July 31 – Aug. 26, 2015 Dr. Hua-Wei Zhou
University of Houston
6350 - Advanced Structural Geology
Aug. 28 – Sept. 23, 2015 Dr. Michael Murphy
University of Houston
6390 - 3D Seismic Exploration I
Sept. 25 – Oct. 21, 2015 Dr. Pete Emmet
University of Houston
6397 - Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation
Oct. 23 – Nov. 18, 2015 Dr. Michael Myers
University of Houston
6393 - Seismic Amplitude Interpretation
Jan. 22 – Feb. 17, 2016 Dr. Fred Hilterman
University of Houston
7333 - Seismic Wave and Ray Theory
Feb. 19 – March 16, 2016 Dr. Leon Thomsen
University of Houston
7330 - Potential Fields Methods
March 18 - April 20, 2016 Drs. Stuart Hall & Dale Bird
University of Houston
7341 - Geophysical Data Processing
April 22 – May 11, 2016 Dr. Steve Hill
Colorado School of Mines
6397 - Rock and Fluid Physics
June 3 – June 22, 2016 Dr. Kyle Spikes
University of Texas
7323 - Borehole Geophysics
June 24 – July 20, 2016 Dr. Robert Hardage
University of Texas
6397 - Capstone Project - Petroleum Geophysics
Mar. 15 – May 11, 2016 Faculty
University of Houston

Contact Information

Department Chairman:
Dr. Hua-Wei Zhou

Director, Professional Geoscience Programs:
Dr. Donald S. Van Nieuwenhuise
Phone: 713-743-3423
Fax: 713-748-7906
Email: donvann@uh.edu

Department of Earth & Atmospheric Science
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5007