Date: 01 March 2019 Time: 12:00-14:00

"Drilling optimization revisited: How close are we to drilling optimization while drilling (DOWD)?"

Dr. Vassilios C. Kelessidis, Professor & Department Chair, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, September 2019- June 2020, SPE Distinguished Lecturer


Date: 04 April 2019 Time: 09:30-13:30

"Concepts of Dynamic Reservoir Characterisation & Well Test Analysis"  

Dr. Dimitris Krinis, Saudi Aramco        


Date: 9 May 2019 Time: 11:30-14:30

"Environmental aspects in oil exploration & production"

George Mikoniatis, HSE Manager at Hellenic Petroleum Exploration & Production of Hydrocarbons S.A.


Date: 13-16 May 2019 Time: 11:00-14:00 & 15:00-16:00
"Petroleum Geology"

Dr. Yannis Bassias, President & CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM)


Date: 17-20 May 2019 Time: 11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:00

"Petrel workshop", Dr. Paschalia Kiomourtzi, Prinos Exploration Manager,

George Panagopoulos, Geologist, Energean Oil & Gas


Date: 21 May 2019 Time: 09:30-15:00

"Introduction to Well Logging from an Operations Perspective"

Nikos Barkas, Drilling Engineer-Offshore Hydrocarbon Operations,

Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM)


Date: 23 May 2019 Time:11:00-14:00

"Oil & Gas in the Mediterranean: Risks & Opportunities"

Fivos Andritsos, European Commission, JRC 


Date:12 June 2019 Time:10:30-14:30

Seminar by Mr Leonidas ZampasProject Division Director, ASPROFOS SA

Time schedule:

10:30-11:50 Project management terms, definitions, main principles

                    Project constrains

                    Engineering and Construction projects

                    Project organization

                    Knowledge Areas (project components to be managed)

                    Project management process groups

                    Project management processes

                    Project Manager skills

11:50-12:00 Short Break

12:00-13:20 Analysis of Project Group Processes and Knowledge Areas

                    ASPROFOS presentation

                    Case study projects execution in ASPROFOS

13:20-13:30 Short Break

13:30-14:30 Case study projects execution in ASPROFOS

                     Questions, closing session





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.