GEO9260 – Reservoir Geophysics
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Changes in the course due to coronavirus
Autumn 2020 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.
An integrated description of reservoir geophysics is given with main topics being seismic attributes and AVO analysis, rock physics and reservoir monitoring. Examples of the use and processing of various data types as 4D seismic, 4C (four component) seismic and CSEM (electromagnetic data) are presented.
Give the students an introduction to reservoir seismic with special emphasizes on an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach.
Admission to the course
PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.
If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.
PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.
- 10 credits overlap with GEO4260 – Reservoir Geophysics.
4 hours of lecturing and 1 hour of problem-solving per week (total of 12 weeks).
Each student will deliver a presentation of a specialized topic assigned by the course instructor. The presentation has to be approved before the exam.
A complete intensive course within reservoir seismic processing employing Hampson-Russel software (approx. 25 hours).
Attendance at the first lecture is compulsory. Students who fail to meet, are considered to have withdrawn from the course unless they have previously given notice to the Student administration (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We reserve the right to change the teaching form and examination of the course in semesters where 5 or fewer students have been admitted.
The presentation must be approved prior the exam.
- Compulsory data assignments counts 30%.
- Final written exam (3 hours) counts 70%.
- All parts must be passed individually in order to pass the course.
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
It will also be counted as one of the three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses:
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.
You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.
Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.