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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
Mar 01, 2022 to Apr 25, 2022
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $360.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to Mar 14, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to Mar 14, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 15, 2022 to Apr 08, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
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, 2022 to Jun 25, 2022
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $360.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to May 14, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2021 to May 14, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 15, 2022 to Jun 08, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
Required fields are indicated by .