Petroleum Geomechanics (GEOE 466.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
GEOE 466 02 January 2017 Donna-Lynn Beneteau (primary instructor)
GEOE 466 02 January 2016 Christopher Hawkes (primary instructor)


Geomechanical, geotechnical and petrophysical problems of interest to the petroleum industry: petroleum well drilling, borehole breakouts, wellbore stability, hydraulic fracturing, subsidence and compaction due to oil and gas withdrawal.


(GEOL 108 or 121) and 42 credit units from EN Senior Courses.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)

39 credit units from EN Three Year Common Core.

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