University of Utah Petroleum Geoscience Field Course

published Nov 10, 2017 8:57am

University of Utah offers a 17-day Integrated Petroleum Geology Field Course focusing on Foreland Basins and Fold-thrust Belts. The course, for graduate students and advanced undergrads, will be taught in late May—early June 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and surrounding areas.

Course highlights:

  • Mixed classroom and field-based class in the Wyoming overthrust belt and Green River foreland basin
  • Emphasis on clastic sequence stratigraphy, compressional structural geology, and petroleum concepts
  • Collaboratively taught by established industry professionals and University of Utah faculty leveraging the existing Petroleum Industry Career Path (PICP) curriculum program that has a proven track record of student-to-industry training success (3-credit course with transferable credits)

The application deadline for this course is January 31, 2018.

For more information, click to see the Petroleum Geoscience Field Course Flyer.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 435kB Nov13 17) or visit