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Prerequisite: GEO 5510.
Meets with GEO 6520. A continuation of GEO 5510, this Petroleum Industry Career Path (PICP) course expands on lessons learned in PICP 1a to include a more comprehensive evaluation of hydrocarbon exploration and production methods. Industry datasets provide real-world experience with typical petroleum datasets and their associated challenges. Includes an introduction to borehole tools and well log interpretations. Integration of multidisciplinary techniques is emphasized and both conventional and unconventional resources are examined. Course includes a field trip and quest speakers from the petroleum industry. This applied course will also address business and engineering aspects of hydrocarbon exploration and production. Offered second half of fall semester, following PICP 1a.