July 9 - 27, 2018
Golden, Colorado USA
COURSE PROGRAM

Classes run from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on each weekday (except final day; see below). Field trips run from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM each Saturday. Breaks are scheduled in the morning and afternoon, and a continental breakfast is available before class on each weekday.

Week One • Reservoir Characteristics
  • Overview of the Petroleum Industry
  • Geological Concepts
  • Exploration Techniques
  • Rock and Fluid Properties
  • Drive Mechanisms
  • Open Hole Logging
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Geology Field Trip • Saturday :: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm [Off Campus]
Week Two • Field Development
  • Reservoir Geomechanics
  • Drilling
  • Completions
  • Stimulation
  • Artificial Lift
  • Surface Facilities
  • Nodal Analysis
  • Corrosion
  • Development Planning
  • Environmental Issues
  • Field Trip • Saturday :: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm [Off Campus]
Week Three • Production Engineering
  • Production and Reservoir Management
  • Pressure Transient Analysis
  • Cased Hole Logging
  • Reservoir Performance
  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Supplemental Recovery
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Economics
  • Risk Analysis
  • Project Management

The final session on Friday will end by 1:00 PM.