Professional Courses and Job Opportunites for Geologists in Nigeria

Geology and Mining, Geophysics and Mineral Geology are professional courses in the Nigerian petroleum and Engineering industries.

The field of Geology deals with the exploration of the earth and its natural mineral and energy resources.

The following is the list of universities that offer Geology as a course in Nigerian universities.

This post is about the professional courses, companies and job opportunities for Geologists in Nigeria.

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Job Opportunities

Geology graduates are equipped to work in the industry and government establishments such as;

  • Geological Surveys
  • Mineral Exploration Companies
  • Oil Companies
  • Engineering Construction
  • Water Resources
  • Federal and State Ministries of Works
  • Power and Housing
  • Coal Corporation
  • Marine Research Institutes/Oceanography
  • Water and General Environmental Management Establishments
  • Tourism Industries
  • Academic Institutions

Professional Courses for Geologists in Nigeria

The following is the list of professional courses for Geologist in Nigeria;

  • Offshore and Marine Technology
  • Introduction to Log Analysis
  • Engineering Design, Drafting & Modeling
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Introduction to Seismic Interpretation
  • Petrel (Seismic & Well Logging Interpretation)
  • Decommissioning and Plugging
  • Intro. to Subsurface Mapping and Volumetrics
  • Piping Design and Drafting (PDMS)
  • Fault Seal Analysis
  • Corrosion Management
  • Process Design and Optimization (ASPEN HYSYS)
  • Well Drilling and Completion
  • Structural Design using Staadpro, ORION
  • Introduction to 3D Static Modeling
  • Piping and Instrumentation Design/Diagram (P&ID)
  • Geosciences for Non-Geoscientists
  • Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologist
  • Basic Petroleum Technology
  • Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Geosciences for Petroleum Engineers
  • Prospect and Play Assessment
  • Basic Geophysics
  • API Training Courses
  • Basic Petroleum Geology
  • Development Geology
  • Petrophysical Evaluation with Software
  • Integrated Reservoir Modelling: Integration and Evaluation
  • Operations and Well Site Geology
  • Sedimentology and Depositional Environments of Deepwater Deposits
  • Fundamentals of Seismic Interpretation
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Practical Seismic Interpretation with Petrel
  • The concept in Reservoir Static Modelling/Reservoir Static Modelling with Petrel
  • ASME Training Courses
  • Electrical Codes and Regulations
  • The concept in Reservoir Static Modelling
  • Geostatistical Reservoir Modelling: Standard Approach and Best Practices
  • Basin Analysis Workshop: An Integrated Approach
  • Production Geology for Other Discipline
  • Reservoir Static Modelling with Petrel
  • Coring and Core Analysis
  • Well Log Interpretation
  • Sequence Stratigraphy: An Applied Workshop
  • Operation Geology
  • Sequence Stratigraphy: Principles and Applications.
  • Sandstone Reservoirs
  • Foundation of Petrophysics
  • Overview of the Petroleum Industry
  • Reservoir Geology
  • Petrophysical Properties: Core, Log & Test Data Integration for Reservoir Modelling
  • Reservoir Characterization and Geological Modelling
  • Petroleum System Analysis
  • Deepwater Petroleum Systems – Fundamentals and Applications
  • Introduction to Subsurface Mapping
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Prospect Evaluation, Risks and Volumes
  • Petroleum Exploration and Production
  • Application of Basin Analysis to Petroleum Play Assessment
  • Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Big Data and AI
  • Structural Geology
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Clastic Sedimentology for Exploration and Development
  • Gas Exploration
  • Introduction to Biostratigraphy
  • Seismic & Sequence Stratigraphy for Oil & Gas Exploration
  • Fluvial and Shallow Marine Reservoirs
  • Fundamentals of Formation Evaluation
  • Industrial Security Management
  • Petrophysics for Drilling Engineers
  • Cased Hole Logging and Formation Evaluation
  • Integrated Methods for Deep-Water Reservoir Characterization
  • Deep Water Reservoirs
  • Seismic Data Acquisition, Processing and Interpretation
  • Practical Reservoir Petrophysical Evaluation and Static Modelling with Software
  • Basic Logging Methods and Formation Evaluation

Geology Companies in Nigeria

Here is the list of Geology companies in Nigeria;

  • Compagnie Generale De Geophysique (Nigeria) (CGG)
  • First Fossil Nigeria
  • Global Energy Company
  • Integrated Data Services (IDSL)
  • Landmark Graphics
  • Mabon Geophysical Nigeria
  • Schlumberger Westerngeco
  • Veritas Geophysical (Nigeria)
  • Massoil Field Services
  • Petroleum Geo Services Nigeria (PGS)
  • Schlumberger Geoquest
  • United Geophysical (Nigeria)
  • Fugro-ign
  • Fugro Survey Nigeria
  • Survicom Services
  • Zenith Nigergroup
  • Addax Petroleum Exploration (Nigeria)
  • Agip Energy & Natural Resources (Nigeria) Brass Exploration
  • Chevron Nigeria
  • Conoco Energy Nigeria
  • Conoco Petroleum Nigeria
  • Elf Petroleum Nigeria (Epnl)
  • Esso Exploration & Production (Nigeria) (EEPNL)
  • Hardy Oil Nigeria
  • Mobil Producing Nigeria
  • Nexen Petroleum Nigeria
  • Nigerian Agip Exploration (Nae)
  • Nigerian Agip Oil (NAOC)
  • Petroleo Brasileiro Nigeria
  • Phillips Oil Company (Nigeria)
  • Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production (SNEPCO)
  • Shell Petroleum Development Company Of Nigeria
  • Star Deep Water Petroleum
  • Statoil Nigeria
  • Syntroleum Nigeria
  • Texaco Nigeria Outer Shelf
  • Texaco Overseas (Nigeria) Petroleum (TOPCON)
  • Total Upstream Nigeria
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2 thoughts on “Professional Courses and Job Opportunites for Geologists in Nigeria”

  1. Please how can I get graduate internship in geology related field ? I am a fresh graduate and very zealous


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