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Course Description

This course explores the history of unconventional gas exploration and the development of the Coal Bed Methane (CBM) and shale gas industry. The geology of these reservoirs, drilling and completion practices are discussed. Additionally, the projected future development of unconventional gas is discussed along with regulatory and environmental considerations.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the exploration, drilling and production of CBM and shale gas
  • Describe the types of unconventional gas
  • Describe coal geology
  • Discuss drilling and completion methods for CBM and shale gas
  • Discuss environmental and regulatory considerations and future development
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Section Title
Upstream - Unconventional Gas
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 06, 2023 to Apr 02, 2023
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Feb 19, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Feb 19, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 20, 2023 to Mar 16, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
Section Title
Upstream - Unconventional Gas
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jun 25, 2023
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to May 14, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to May 14, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 15, 2023 to Jun 08, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
Section Title
Upstream - Unconventional Gas
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 07, 2023 to Oct 01, 2023
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Aug 20, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Aug 20, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 21, 2023 to Sep 14, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
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