PEE 202: INTRODUCTION TO OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY (3 CREDITS)

Course Outline

Overview of Petroleum Engineering: Petroleum origin and migration, Petroleum composition, properties and phase behavior.

Overview of energy demand and supply of crude oil and gas:

Exploration: Concept of geology, importance of geology in oil exploration, Definition of traps and Reservoir formations

Exploitation : Basic method of drilling- Cable tool and Rotary drilling, methods and equipment used, introduction to other drilling methods.

• Production: Oil and Gas production- primary, secondary and tertiary methods, Oil and gas field processing and gathering, transportation and refining.

•Government regulation and political influence on the oil and gas industry.

Level of Study: 200 Level