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PTE564 Unconventional Gas Exploitation

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Overview of unconventional gas resources (tight gas sands, coal bed methane, shale gas and natural gas hydrates); geological aspects, reservoir characterization; drilling, completion and stimulation methods; appraisal and well testing; facilities and production, transportation and marketing; economics and cost drivers; environmental and regulatory issues.

Prerequisite: 5th year standing and consent of Instructor.