Course curriculum

    1. Chapter 1 -Feast and Famine: The Flamingo Connection

    1. Chapter 2.1 - What Lives in a Saline Geosystem: The Primary Producers

    2. Chapter 2.2 - Consumers and decomposers

    1. Chapter 3 - Maturation of Mesohaline Source Rocks

    1. Chapter 4 - Biomarkers and their Preservation in Mesohaline Source rocks

    1. Chapter 5.1a - Part 1. Source rocks with same scale modern and ancient counterparts - DHALs Deep hypersaline anoxic lakes

    2. Chapter 5.1a - Part 2. Source rocks with same scale modern and ancient counterparts - DHALs Deep hypersaline anoxic lakes

    3. Chapter 5.1a - Part 3. Source rocks with same scale modern and ancient counterparts - DHALs Deep hypersaline anoxic lakes

    4. Chapter 5.1a - Part 4. Source rocks with same scale modern and ancient counterparts - DHALs Deep hypersaline anoxic lakes

    5. Chapter 5.1a - Part 5. Source rocks with same scale modern and ancient counterparts - Continental saline lacustrine sources

    6. Chapter 5.2 - Ancient mesohaline settings with no same scale Quaternary counterparts

About this course

  • Free
  • 11 lessons
  • 8.5 hours of video content

Meet the presentor

Executive Director - Technical Services John Warren

John Warren has more than 30 years of experience in the petroleum and minerals industries. John specialises in rock and brine characterisation problems in salt, potash, base metal and hydrocarbon exploration programmes. He has been involved in training and technical studies conducted by various companies, including ADNOC, Asia-Pacific Potash, BHP Billiton Petroleum, BHP Billiton Resources, Chevron International, Exxon International, Fortescue Metals, Homestake, Husky Oil, MMG, Nexen, NIOC, Nutrien, Pasminco, PTTEP, Santos, Saudi Aramco, Shell International, Statoil, Vietnam Petroleum Institute, and others. He has also served as a technical expert in evaporites for the AAPG, BBC, IHRDC, and New World Horizons. In addition, John has served on the World Bank Panel of Experts and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Petroleum Geology.