Geology for Non-geologists

Main instructor: Mr. Young kon Yong (Shell Global Solutions, The Netherlands)

Other instructors: Juergen Groetsch (Shell Global Solutions, The Netherlands), Andy Bell (Shell Global Solutions, The Netherlands), John Martin (Shell International E&P, Houston/US), Thomas Wehinger (Ingenieurgesellschaft Wehinger Egner mbH) and Matthias Warnecke.

Level: Foundation

Duration: 4 hours

Format: this self-paced course consists of several videos and virtual fieldtrips, combined with 2 quizzes



A certificate of attendance will be available upon completion of the course. After the end of the course, your certificate will remain available for download in your Profile page.

Brief course description

This ‘Geology for Non-geologists’ course provides individuals that do not have a geology background an understanding of many aspects of geology that are relevant to the oil industry. Basics concepts are covered in several lectures, followed with virtual outcrop exposures of the Dorset coast, SW England.