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Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

PTTC Rockies

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT)

Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers

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Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Miskimins (Colorado School of Mines)

The fee includes refreshments, workbook, and PDH certificate

This one-day short course provides a broad, basic understanding of various petroleum engineering topics for non-engineers. The focus of the course is placed on the design, construction, stimulation, and production of wells. Specific topics discussed include the drilling of wells, rig types, wellbore integrity and design, completion types, casing and tubing definitions, downhole tools such as packers, formation damage, and stimulation including hydraulic fracturing. As the title implies, the course is designed for those who work in the oil and gas industry but do not have a technical background in subsurface topics. Previous attendees that have found the course useful include landmen, technicians, accountants, financiers, and field personnel.

The Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Miskimins is an Associate Professor in the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) in Golden, Colorado, USA. Dr. Miskimins holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum engineering.

Prior to joining CSM, she worked for Marathon Oil Company in a variety of locations. Dr. Miskimins is the founder and Director of the Fracturing, Acidizing, Stimulation Technology (FAST) Consortium at CSM. She teaches a variety of courses including completions and stimulation classes, geologic field camps, and petroleum economics courses at CSM and as industry short courses.

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Colorado School of Mines, Berthoud Hall, Room 241
1516 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT)


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