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Introduction to Unconventional Resources


This topic reviews the categories of unconventional oil and gas resources such as shale reservoirs, tight gas sands, coal bed methane, and heavy oil. Development, field development, and specialized processes applied to each of these categories are also discussed. Finally, the estimation of available resources and reserves estimations is examined for each category and several case studies are provided.

Duration: 7 hours


  • Introduction to Unconventional Resource Types
  • Introduction to Unconventional Resource Development
  • Shale Reservoirs
  • Tight Gas Sands and Their Development
  • Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs and Their Development
  • Extra-Heavy Oil Resources

0.70 CEUs offered.

Members : USD 115.00

Non-members : USD 150.00


Introduction to Unconventional Resources
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. This course will take 420 minutes.
0.17 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
0.17 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available CEUs offered.