SPEI: Review for the Principles and Practice Exam

Speaker Richard Hughes and William McCain
Louisiana State University; Texas A&M University Dr. Richard G. Hughes is associate professor and holder of the Mr. and Mrs. Boyd H. McMullan Professorship in the Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering (PETE) at Louisiana State University. He earned a BS in Petroleum Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining ...


Louisiana State University; Texas A&M University



Dr. Richard G. Hughes is associate professor and holder of the Mr. and Mrs. Boyd H. McMullan Professorship in the Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering (PETE) at Louisiana State University. He earned a BS in Petroleum Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and held various production, reservoir and IT positions with Tenneco Oil Company, Dwights EnergyData and Amerada Hess. He then obtained MS and PhD degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University prior to joining the University of Oklahoma’s Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering as an Assistant Professor. His research interests include utilizing CO2 for EOR and carbon sequestration, modeling of multiphase flow in porous media and rock fractures, production data analysis, natural gas storage, and unconventional gas reservoir engineering.



William D. McCain, Jr. is a visiting professor of petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Mississippi State University for many years and spent 14 years as a consulting engineer with two different petroleum consulting firms. He is the author of the widely used textbook, Properties of Petroleum Fluids.



Full Description

This course offers a review of the typical petroleum engineering problems found on the professional registration examination. Topics include drilling and completion, production logging, economics, improved recovery, and formation evaluation. Course materials and sample problems are updated each year to remain abreast of changes in the examination.

Learning Objectives

  • A strategy for preparing for the examination
  • Major work behaviors
  • Technical specialty areas
  • Example problems and solutions: drilling and completion, production operations, reservoir engineering and improved recovery
  • Formation evaluation

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone desiring U.S. professional registration. This course provides the most recent changes in requirements for the U.S. professional registration examination and suggests study tips for those planning to take the exam.

CEUs

1.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 2-day course.

See main registration page for late registration fees.
Organizer Cindy Davis

When?

Thu, Mar. 17 - Fri, Mar. 18, 2011
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. US/Central

Where?

SPEI Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77042
US

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