ECONOMIC GEOLOGY MASTERS WS 2016/2017
Modul economic geology of elemental raw material
(Lecture room KII)
Economic geology of hydrocarbon deposits
Practical class (Oct 17, Oct 24): data analysis of the BP energy database for 2015 see http://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy/downloads.html
Answer the following questions based on your data analysis
1) Which continents use the most oil, gas and coal and which continents have the largest reserves
6) Compare the energy usage and resources of the 3 superpowers, USA, China and Russia and make a prediction as to who will be the next superpower in 50 years time?
Each talk should not excess 30 minuties. There is typically 15-20 minutes of discussion that follows.
Hydrocarbon deposits in Artic regions.
North Sea Hydrocarbon deposits.
Gulf of Mexico oil.
Oil shales and extraction methods.
Topical Lecture- Oil spills and remediation methods
11 December 2014
Enhanced oil recovery using CO2 gas
Ocean floor methane clathrates
What to includ in your presentation
After Christmas programme
Economic geology of metal ore deposits
Chemistry of gold precipation.
Exhalative venting and black smokers on the sea floor (volcanic massive sulphides): e.g. the VMS deposits of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus.
Deep sea metallic nodules.