University Fernando Pessoa
PhD in Earth Sciences

3rd Cycle (Doctorate)/3 years (1 year: curricular plan; 2 years: thesis preparation)/180 ECTS

Research areas
– Oil Systems and Energy Problems
– Georisks, Gas Emissions and Geological Sequestration of CO2

Prof. Lemos de Sousa (

Admission conditions
Applicants must have a master degree from Engineering, Sciences or Sciences and Technologies higher education institutions, preferably with undergraduate degrees in the same area.

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Curricular Plan

Research area: Oil Systems and Energy Problems
Calculation of resources: reserves and reservoir engineering
Oil systems
Organic geochemistry
Seminar I
Sequence stratigraph
Basin analysis
Seminar II

Research area: Georisks, Gas Emissions and Geological Sequestration of CO2
Hydrogeology and environment
Geology of basins
Natural, geologic and technological hazards
Seminar I
CCS technologies-Carbon Capture and Storage
Management of greenhouse gas emissions
Survey technologies
Seminar II

Research group
Fernando Pessoa Energy, Environment, and Health Research Unit [Unidade de Investigação UFP em Energia, Ambiente e Saúde]

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