Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXTR 2510 - Introduction to Well Drilling (3.5CR)


(3L, 1LB) An introduction to the basics of drilling in the extractive industries. Topics will include an overview of the purpose, type and mechanics of drilling. Emphasis will be placed on Wyoming industries such as oil and gas, coal bed methane, uranium, and soda ash. The type and size of various rigs will be discussed. Drilling operations including the selection of rigs, bits, well control, and logging will be introduced. The course will include the discussion of casing runs, cementing, and a brief introduction to completion operations.

Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.



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