Petroleum Field Camp
Dates: July 13-28, 2015
Application Deadline: December 31, 2014
undergraduate and graduate. Cost includes tuition, fees, food,
lodging and daily
transportation to the sites. Cost does not include airfare to
Each session limited to
July 28, Tuesday;
PM: Earliest you can fly out of out of Rapid City.
GeoE 412 Science and Engineering Field
Applications (Petroleum Field camp) is a three credit field course that provides
students with an intense three weeks (15 days + one free day) oilfield
applications experience. The
course is designed to enhance education and training for engineering students
with career interests in oil and gas industry. It is an introductory
level field course designed for all engineering and science
will cover geologic and geophysical
description of basins, geologic maps, isopach maps, geologic cross
sections, and geophysical parameters of oil basins. This course also
will cover reservoir types / descriptions, fracturing techniques and
fracturing types, fractured reservoirs and porosity and permeability,
and structurally complex reservoirs.
Students will visit and drill sites in the Powder River and Williston Basins.
They will also experience production practices which include types of
hydrocarbons; pumping, transporting and storing oil and gas; water and produced
water use, treatment and disposal; separating oil and water; environmental
problems associated with drilling; and oil and gas economics.
the duration of the course will be SDSM&T dormitory in Rapid City,
SD. Bring bedding sheets for single bed, pillowcase, towels, blanket
etc. Three or four nights of camping.
For additional information contact:
Dr. Nuri Uzunlar, Director,
Professor, Geology and Geological
South Dakota School of Mines and
Office Phone: (605) 394 - 2494; Cell: (605) 431-1275