To all potential geostats users
Smedvig Technologies will be presenting a 3 day introductory course on
geostatistics in November. This will be biased towards oil industry and
soft-rock applications of geostatistical techniques.
Please distribute this information within your organisations.
Introduction to Geostatistics
Dr Colin Daly
Smedvig Technologies Ltd
London: 10 - 12 November 1997
A gentle introduction to geostatistics, with a minimum of mathematical
The course is intended for practising geoscientists & engineers with
little or no previous experience of geostatistical methods.
The objective of the course is to understand the basic concepts of
geostatistics, sufficient to be able to run standard software and
understand the results. The potential pitfalls of improper use of
geostatistical techniques will also be demonstrated to course
Basic statistics * Why geostatistics matters * What is a variogram?
* Kriging - the optimal estimation technique * Stochastic
simulation techniques - object & grid based * Upscaling *
Practical uses of geostatistics
Colin Daly has worked on geostatistical issues since 1984. This
includes five years at the Centre de Geostatistique of the Ecole des
Mines de Paris in Fontainebleau which was followed by six years with
British Petroleum. He has taught introductory and advanced courses in
geostatistics and heterogeneity modelling in both places. He now works
for Smedvig Technologies in London.
Colin has wide experience of the use of geostatistical techniques in a
variety of sedimentary & structural environments. He also possesses the
rare gift of being able to explain complex concepts in everyday terms.
Location: Heathrow Airport area, London.
Cost: #950 + VAT or US$ 1600 + VAT (if applicable)
Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer academic discounts.
Booking Form & Further Details
Contact Alexis Boucher at Smedvig Technologies Ltd in London.
Phone: + 44 181 549 7115 Fax: + 44 181 549 7119 EMail:
2a London Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT2 6SN, England
Smedvig Technologies Ltd Phone: +44 (0)181 549 7115
Greencoat House Fax : +44 (0)181 549 7119
183 Clarence Street
Kingston-upon-Thames EMail: joe@...
KT1 1QT Web : http://www.smedtech.com
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