RECOGNIZE the importance of the oil and gas industry in Alberta and its global context.
UNDERSTAND the basic steps, technology and people involved in the process of extraction of resources.
CONNECT the petroleum industry to our everyday lives and explore how the industry affects all Canadians.
INFORMED of the environmental impacts of the oil industry and what it is doing to guarantee sustainability.
OILFIELD 101: CONTENT OVERVIEW
History of the Oil Industry: oil in Canada, oil in Alberta and Leduc #1
Geology: formation of oil and gas, billion dollar rock and seismic exploration.
Land Access: Leduc #1 historic land tenure, surface & mineral rights, mineral leases and tenure.
Types of Rigs: onshore and offshore.
Drilling & Well Completion: processes, drill bits & fluids, directional & horizontal drilling, casing, cementing, tubing, perforation, fracturing, abandonment and reclamation.
Pipelines: fluids, pumps & compressors, pigs and types.
Production: processes, crude oil, natural gas and refineries.
Oil Sands: surface mining & extraction, SAGD, and reclamation.
Managing Risks: H2S and potential risks