1. List, in order of amount of in-place reserves, the four main tar sands deposits of western
Canada and show, with a sketch map, the approximate location of each.
2. Summarize the geological history of the tar sands of western Canada.
1. Define the concepts of energy, power, and work. Give the units of measurement of each.
Energy is the strength required to do work or to sustain physical or metal activities, unit is
Power is the rate at which work is done or energy i
Terminology and Basic Concepts
Introduction and communication
To begin we will review the physical (and chemical) basics of energy. Energy cannot be discussed
without first consider
Oil and Natural Gas: Introduction, History, and
Role of the earth sciences in the petroleum industry
Finding a commercial deposit of oil and gas
Economic Geology, Iron, Alloy Metals, and
Geology of mineral deposits
Crustal processes and ore deposits
Rare Earth metals