Petroleum Engineering Events

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  • Thursday, February 23
    Weimer Distinguished Lecture: Richard S. Bishop, International Oil and Gas Consultant

    Richard S. Bishop, International Oil and Gas Consultant

    Student Center Grand Ballroom/ Zoom, 4PM, Thursday, February 23, 2023

    Origins and Habitat of Super-Giant Fields

    Abstract: The answer to what controls field size is relatively simple:  it is the smaller of either trap capacity or volume of charge (Bishop et al., 1983).  There is a growing body of evidence to demonstrate that most traps are full, and thus the trap size limits field size (Bishop, 2015).  Thus, if trap size limits field size, what creates super-giant trap sizes?

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    The Weimer Distinguished Lecture is scheduled at 4-5pm in the Student Center Grand Ballroom/ Zoom (hybrid format), and before and after the lecture there will be a reception from 3:30-4pm and from 5-5:30pm with appetizers and drinks.

Distinguished Seminar Series

Respected figures from industry and academia present on various topics to our grad students.