Training and field trips

Our consultants can provide training in several geological themes for techincal assistants, geoscientists, non-technical staff, managers, etc.


We can provide training in house or in another venue according to your preference.

Biostratigraphy training

We have a 2 to 5 day course on Biostratigraphy applied to the oil industry, full of practical examples and exercises. Aimed for geoscientists looking to develop their capacity to use stratigraphic data.

Exploration and production for non-technical staff

This 2 to 5 day course focuses on the main stages of Petroleum Exploration and Production, from basin screening to discovery and development. Aimed for non-technical staff working with upstream themes. Optional day trip to the Lusitanian Basin.

Petroleum Exploration course

This 5 day course covers the elements and processes of a Petroleum system and how companies explore hydrocarbon resources. Optional field-based part in World class coastal outcrops of the Lusitatian Basin. Aimed for young geoscientists, engineers and other technical staff looking to develop their skills.

Field trips

We can offer tailor-made field trips to Lusitanian, Alentejo and Algarve Basins, as well as to several mineral provinces in Portugal and Spain.

Geological tour of Lisbon

Stone, water and earthquakes, the geological forces building and destroying Lisbon over the centuries. Enjoy a cultural/geological day trip in Lisbon's historical neighbourhoods.

Some quotes of people who attended our courses:


"This workshop was very useful as I learned more about Biostratigraphy (particularly Palynology) that I did not know before" (Geology graduate student)


"These two days were very interesting. A great introduction to biostratigraphy and very applied to the oil and gas industry. Thank you" (Geoscientist in a E&P company)


"Great initiative and very good exectution" (Geology graduate student)


"Excellent Workshop!"(Geology graduate student)