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Development Geology For Petroleum System


MARCH 10 - 14, 2019

Instructor : DR. Mohamed Darwish


Geologists, Geophysicists, Petrophysicists, Reservoir Engineers, Supervisors.


  • Introduction and Concepts
  • Data Collection, Validation & Interpretation.
  • Types and methods of building field development plans FDP
  • Petroleum System Concepts; Source, Reservoir, Seal, Critical moment.
  • Hydrocarbon Trap Styles and Development.
  • Migration Concepts : Mechanism and trend.
  • Reservoir Facies analysis.
  • Geological Control on Porosity & Permeability; textural , mineralogy aspects.
  • Reservoir Rock types.
  • Reservoir Fluids; Geochemical approach; gas, oil, water.
  • Multi-Reservoir field; Geochemical characterization correlation and biomarkers.
  • Field scale vs. basin scale.


First day will be held at Holiday Inn (Former Sofitel Hotel), in Cairo. The participants will fly the next day to Hurghada. The course will be continued in Hurghada.


Inclusive of refreshment and lunch at the Holiday Inn (Former Sofitel Hotel). Air Ticket Cairo/Hurghada return and accommodation in Hurghada.


DR. M. DARWISH has obtained his B.Sc. in 1968 from Cairo University and Ph.D. in 1979 from Bucharest University. He is EREX Consultant for Sedimentology and Professor in Cairo University for Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology for the last 25 years. During this period, Dr. Darwish has offered appreciated consulting services on sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy for the oil companies in Egypt, North Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, India and other countries. He has has supervised over 50 PH.D Thesis and more than 70 MSC's. and has over 100 publications in different journals on various disciplines.