W010 Petroleum Geology of Cuba, Jamaica, and The Bahamas: Technical Workshop

Course Facts

Course Code:
1 days
0.8 Continuing Education Units
8 Professional Development Hours
Certificate Issued Upon Completion


This one day workshop led by Prof. Ian Davison of Earthmoves Ltd. will focus on the many varied opportunities that lie within the Northern Caribbean region. This under-explored region contains large areas of open acreage some of which are currently on offer in Cuba. The event will summarise the basins onshore and offshore Cuba, Jamaica and The Bahamas. Each region will be introduced with a regional overview summarising the latest knowledge on opening history, geology and exploration, and then go on to present detailed evaluations of the basins and blocks on offer.

Duration and Training Method

This is a one-day event and attendees will be provided with a hardcopy manual, along with a detailed large scale wall map of the North Caribbean region.

  • Regional Introduction
  • Latest knowledge of opening histories
  • Cuba Basins
  • Jamaica Basins
  • The Bahamas Basins
  • Review of licence rounds

Who should attend

The workshop is aimed at all geoscientists with an interest in this emerging hydrocarbon province.

Prerequisites and linking courses

There are no specific prerequisites although geological background is assumed.

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Ian Davison