Jun 23, 2024  
Fall 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTRM 1100 - Petroleum Industry and Careers

3 hr(s).
This course introduces the student to the Appalachian petroleum industry from its early days in the 19th century to current emphasis on the Marcellus and Utica Shale gas plays.  The focus is to give an overall description of the processes to drill, complete and produce a gas well.  Students will be introduced to the basic terminology and calculations common to the industry.  In addition, the students will generate a personnel resume and discuss career opportunities.
Restriction(s): Applied Process Technology, Petroleum Technology, and Electric Utility Technology majors only