The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #3: Function Structure If Statements and Loop Structures
Due Date: Thursday February 9th 2012
Do NOT forget to follow the guideline for su

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #4: Function Structure If Statements and Loop Structures
SOLUTION
1. Programming a Game (By MATLAB)
In this question, an example of the ga

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #4: Function Structure If Statements and Loop Structures
Due Date: Thursday February 16th 2012
Do NOT forget to follow the guideline for s

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #5: Taylor series, Script files, Global variables, working with Data files
Due Date: Thursday February 23rd 2012
Do NOT forget to follow t

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #1: Linear Algebra Getting Started with MATLAB
Due Date: Thursday January 26th 2012
Do NOT forget to follow the guideline for submitting h

Estimated Program Costs
Application and Contact Information
Payable to UT
Application Fee*
75
Program Fee*
4,400-4900
Medical Insurance
Total Estimate
95
$4,570 - 5,070
*non-refundable
*includes housing, excursions and activities, site visits,
some meals,

PGE301
PETROLEUM - DRILLING TERMS, METHODS,
Terms
Drilling fluid/drilling
mud
cable-tool drilling
AND
EQUIPMENT
Definitions
a mixture of clay and water that works to: lift
cuttings out of the hole, cool the drill bit, stabilize
the wellbore to prevent col

PGE 301, HW #3 due Monday, April 18, 2016
1) Assuming the following data, calculate the required drill rig hoisting power in horsepower and watts.
25,000 ft maximum drilling depth capability
25 lb/ft drill pipe
125 lb/ft drill collars (assume using 500

PGE 3131 $6; Ff 1? Oak gi L15 ide Spring ems
Energy, Engineering and the Environment
Lee #3 Tom: Petroleum Geology and Petrophysics Reservoir Porosity
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Porosity is -an important attribute of reservoir rocks. It determines how much water, oil
andfo

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #3: Function Structure If Statements and Loop Structures
SOLUTION
1. Function Structure (by HAND)
In each of the following, write
I.
The f

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #2: Matrix Operation Plotting
Due Date: Thursday February 2nd 2012
Do NOT forget to follow the guideline for submitting homework
(Attached

The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2012 - PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Homework #2: Matrix Operation Plotting
SOLUTION
1. Matrix Operation in MATLAB (BY MATLAB)
Do the following in the Command Window of MATLAB:
a) Crea

Engineering, Energy and the Environment
Spring 2012
PGE 301: Engineering,
Energy & Environment
Highlights.
(Introduction to Petroleum & Geosystems
Engineering)
we will generate a BTU of energy
learn the difference between energy and
power
learn how to

PGE 301: Engineering,
Energy & Environment
(Introduction to Petroleum & Geosystems
Engineering)
Dr. Jon Olson, PhD, PE
Ol
PhD PE
Highlights.
we will generate a BTU of energy
BTU
learn the difference between energy and
power
learn how to calculate energ

Oil Production, bpd
0
200,000
400,000
600,000
800,000
1,000,000
1,200,000
Texas
Alaska
California
US: ~365,000 oil wells;
50%
50% of production
comes from top ~5,000
wells
wells
N
orth Dakota
Louisiana
Oklahoma
N Mexico
ew
Wyoming
Kansas
Montana
(www.eia.

The Gas Boom - Barnett Shale
Newark East Field, Barnett Shale, 1800 Bcf
Fi
Sh
1800
in 2010
Production, BCF
BCF
Wells
~15,000 wells
drilling has
slowed because
of price
of price &
field maturity
18000
1600
16000
1400
1400
14000
1200
12000
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PGE 310: Formulation and Solution in Geosystems Engineering
Dr. Balhoff
Spring 2012
A Review of Linear Algebra
Numerical Methods with MATLAB,
Recktenwald, Chapter 7
and
Numerical Methods for Engineers, Chapra and Canale, 5th Ed., Part Three, PT 3.2
and
Ap

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PGE 301 6A U .
Exercise 1 - Pregnant Desm'
Proppant is the material that is pumped into the hydraulic fracture to hold it open It is trapped
between the 2 sides of the fracture as it closes, and is held under stress proportional to the earth
stress (