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Prof. Pantelis Soupios (TEI Crete, Dept. of Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering)

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Seismic reflection method for oil exploration and exploitation. Seismic data acquisition techniques, field surveys. 2D, 3D, 4D,3C surveys. Seismic data processing techniques. Wireline logging, logging while drilling.


1st  LectureIntroduction to Seismic Imaging - Theory of Seismic Imaging-TSI by John Scale

2nd Lecture

Harmonic Analysis and Delta Functions, Elastic Wave Equations, Ray Theory

3rd  Lecture

Kirchoff Migration / Inversion, Method of Stationary Phase

4th  Lecture

Downward continuation of wavefield and Plane Wave Decomposition

5th  Lecture

Ray tracing and FD methods for Wave propagation and Migration

6th  Lecture

Well Logging: Review of Basic concepts, Introduction to Fundamentals of Well-Log Interpretation - FWLI, Logging Techniques and Measurements

7th  Lecture

Resistivity, SP, Nuclear logs measurements, Neutron logs, Thermal decay time measurements and Sonic Logs

8th  Lecture

Natural Gamma measurements

9th  Lecture

Caliper, Temperature, Dip, OTV and other logs
10thLecturePracticing in Seismic Imaging
11thLecturePracticing in Seismic Imaging


Practicing in Well Logging


Practicing in Well Logging


Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program of the Technical University of Crete is a one-year, full-time program, designed to provide students with a scientific background in hydrocarbon exploration and skills in the practical aspects of petroleum engineering. The program begins in October, and leads to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. The program is run by the School of Mineral Resources Engineering.