Colo. School of Mines School of Petroleum Newsletter 2014, Page 31

Colo. School of Mines School of Petroleum Newsletter 2014, Page 31

FIELD SESSIONS

MIDLAND CONTINUED

by the same company who put together the Harry Potter exhibit at Universal Studios. That should give you an idea of the creativity that’s gone into it!

Our third day had us heading up to Denver City, TX, to visit Oxy and their Denver City Unit CO 2 project. This day was rather unique due to the weather. One would expect fairly hot temperatures, even in May, in Midland, however, this day

Miskimins doesn’t feed her students - she makes them dumpster dive!

(Seriously, they’re looking at perforating guns, Dr. Graves...)

The students listening to the Midland mayor.

was in the upper 40’s, lower 50’s (degrees F) with a rather nasty wind. Usually, you’re dreading wearing thick FRC’s in Midland, but today we were all very happy to have them on! The visit entailed a tour of the CO 2 processing plant, multiple field locations, and a workover rig. A big thanks here to alum Brent Vangolen, who organized the visit for us!

Day four found us visiting a variety of Schlumberger locations in and around Midland. We visited their logging shop, the perforating facility (a big hit with the students – things that go “boom”), and their engineering offices. At the

Midland, TX, field session at Schlumberger.

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