2011 hw3 drilling - PGE 301 Homework # 3 Drilling and...

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PGE 301 Homework # 3 – Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Due – Monday, March 28 Below are a series of videos from YouTube and questions to be answered. The questions are intended to be short answer essay, maybe 2 or 3 sentences in most cases. I did not leave space for you to answer the questions in the document. Please make space yourself after each question to type a text answer within this document, and then print it out to hand it in. If I ask for a diagram, or you need to draw something to illustrate your answer, please draw that on a separate piece of paper (or insert electronically with your text) and attach to your homework. Chesapeake horizontal drilling video 1. Where is the Marcellus shale located? (you will have to search on the internet to answer this question) 2. The video states that the deepest fresh water in the Marcellus Shale play is about 800 ft. Why would Chesapeake drill with air until it has passed all the aquifers instead of using drilling mud (mud is a combination of water, clay and chemicals)? 3.
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