Petroleum Geophysics

Masters Degree Program M.Sc. in Geophysics with a Specialization in Petroleum Geophysics Cohort 19

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

Subsequent Program (Cohort 21) Start Date: January 2018

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.

DateInstructor(s)
Fall 2016
6381 - Petroleum Geology
August 26 – September 28, 2016 Dr. Don Van Nieuwenhuise
University of Houston
6380 - Sequence Stratigraphy
September 30 – October 26, 2016 Dr. Janok Bhattacharya
McMaster & University of Houston
6350 - Advanced Structural Geology
October 28 – November 30, 2016 Dr. Michael Murphy
University of Houston
Spring 2017
6395 - Petroleum Seismology
Jan 20 – Feb 15, 2017 Dr. Hua-Wei Zhou
University of Houston
6390 - 3D Seismic Exploration I
Feb 17  – March 15, 2017 Dr. Kurt Marfurt
University of Oklahoma
6397 - Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation
March 17 – April 12, 2017 Dr. Michael Myers
University of Houston
6393 - Seismic Amplitude Interpretation
April 14 – May 10, 2017 Dr. Fred Hilterman
University of Houston
Summer 2017
7333 - Seismic Wave and Ray Theory
May 26 – June 21, 2017 Dr. Leon Thomsen
University of Houston
7330 - Potential Fields Methods
June 23 – July 19, 2017 Drs. Stuart Hall & Dale Bird
University of Houston
7341 - Geophysical Data Processing
July 21 – August 9, 2017 Dr. Steve Hill
Colorado School of Mines
Fall 2017
7324 - Rock Physics
August 25 – September 27, 2017 Dr. Kyle Spikes
University of Texas
7323 - Borehole Geophysics
September 29 – October 25, 2017 Dr. Robert Hardage
University of Texas
6397 - Capstone Project - Petroleum Geophysics
October 27 – December 14, 2017 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