INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM AND MINING GEOLOGY

A survey of the physical and chemical processes responsible for the distribution of hydrocarbon and mineral resources in the Earth's crust and techniques for hydrocarbon and mineral resource exploration, assessment, and development. Includes field trips to oil and gas and mining operations in Colorado and Utah. Prerequisites: GEOL 101 and GEOL 105.

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
GEOL
Course Number: 
240
Academic Program(s): 
Geology