Learning Objectives

Courses: Petroleum Geology & Engineering; Petroleum Technology
(courses usually taught together, back to back)

Learning Objectives:


Resource Geology

Reading Surface and Subsurface Data

Recognizing Potential Geo-Hazards

Reservoir Engineering: Oil and Gas PVT and Chemistry

Reservoir Engineering: Well Deliverability Estimation

Basic Principles of Drilling Operations and Well Design

Formation Evaluation and Logging

Reservoir Geomechanics

Conventional vs. Unconventional Resources

Completion and Workover Technologies

Well Stimulation Technologies

Production Facility Design and Operation

Gas and Oil Treatment, Surface Facilities and Transmission

Course: Environmental Management Technology
Learning Objectives:


Water Use

Environmental – Subsurface

Environmental – Surface

Environmental – Air

Health and Safety

Course: Communications and Hot Topics for Oil and Gas Inspectors
Learning Objectives:


Rhetorical Strategies

Knowing Yourself and Social Strategies

Difficult Situations 

Hydraulic Fracturing 

Injection Wells

Induced Seismicity Concerns 

Subsurface Containment 

Labs, Hands-on Activities and Field Trips