Energy Excursions

The Hildebrand Department of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin presents their

Energy Science & Technology Institute 2024

for Texas High School Teachers

*presentations, supporting documents and resources will be uploaded to this page during the institute

Sponsors

Thanks to our university sponsors, Shell and ConocoPhillips! Learn more about this year’s institute.

Day I – Monday, July 15, 2024 (Brons Room, CPE 2.236)

8:00 – 8:30 am Welcome, Pre-test and Introductions
*ESTI Glossary docx
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin
Dori Coy, The University of Texas at Austin

8:30 – 9:15 The Global Energy Marketplace
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Global energy marketplace pptx

THEME: Energy Exploration & Drilling Engineering

9:15 – 10:15 am Introduction to Oil and Gas Wells
Saurabh Limaye, Well Engineer – Shell USA, Inc
*Introduction to Oil and Gas Wells pptx

10:15 – 11:30 Safe Well Activity Rotation (A-Chair’s Conf Rm, B-1.116/1.122 in basement)
Group A, Drilling Simulator
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Drilling Simulator Guide pptx

Group B, Making Drilling Mud
Alberto Lopez Manriquez, The University of Texas at Austin
*Drilling Mud Exercise docx

11:30 – 12:15 pm Lunch (Brons Rm)

12:15 – 1:30 Safe Well Activity Rotation (A-1.116/1.122 in basement, B-Chair’s Conf Rm)
Group A, Making Drilling Mud
Alberto Lopez Manriquez, The University of Texas at Austin
*Drilling Mud Exercise docx

Group B, Drilling Simulator
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Drilling Simulator Guide pptx

1:30 – 2:15 Online Assignment (self-paced)
In Pursuit of the Safe Well Course
Guided Inquiry EE-1 docx Key docx
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

2:15 – 3:15 Relative Dating and Applied Stratigraphy
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin
*Review of Rock Cycle and Relative Dating Principles pptx
*William Smith – Faunal Succession pptx
*Faunal Succession Activity docx

3:15 – 5:00 Energy Excursions Design Project
In Pursuit of the Safe Well Course
*Guided Inquiry EE-2 docx Key docx
*Casing Design pptx
*Casing Design Project docx Key docx
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

5:00 – 5:15 Post-Test and Evaluation

5:15 pm Evening and Dinner on your own

Day II – Tuesday, July 16, 2024 (Brons Room, CPE 2.236)

8:00 – 8:15 am Pre-Test

8:15 – 8:45 Macondo Case Study
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Macondo Case Study pptx

TOPIC: Enhanced Oil Recovery and Expertise to Store CO2 in the Subsurface

8:45 – 9:00 Walk to GLT Bldg, Geomechanics Lab

9:00 – 9:40 Introduction to Reservoir Engineering
Matt Balhoff, The University of Texas at Austin
*Introduction to Reservoir Engineering pptx

9:40 – 11:15 Subsurface Reservoirs & Enhanced Oil Recovery Activities
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Subsurface Reservoirs pptx and EOR Activities docx
*Supply List for Reservoirs & EOR Lab Activities docx
*Reservoir in a Jar Model Instructions docx

Photos from this session

11:15 – 11:30 Walk to CPE Bldg, Brons Rm

11:30 – 12:00 pm Online Assignment (self-paced)
Put it Back Course
Guided Inquiry EE-3 docx Key docx
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

12:00 – 12:30 pm Lunch

12:30 – 1:15 Introduction to Carbon Storage Project and Well-Log Interpretation
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Zoya Heidari, The University of Texas at Austin

1:15 – 3:15 Carbon Storage Project Activity
Zoya Heidari, The University of Texas at Austin
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin

UT Activity
*Cranfield Well-log and Core Activity docx
*Cranfield Well-log and Core Activity KEY (disables on 8/16/2024) docx
*Cross-Sections-v1-4-1ft-interval-Synthetic-core pdf
*UT-poster-Cross-section-Synthetic-core pdf
*UT-poster-31F-2-Synthetic-core pdf

Resources
*Supercritical carbon dioxide docx
*Sealing capacity Cranfield docx
*Chlorite mineral diagenesis docx
*Cranfield core notes docx
*Lu et al. (2013) paper (original research source) pdf

Classroom Adaptation
*Cross-Sections-v1-4-1ft-interval-Teachers-no-ynthetic-core (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Teachers-poster-Cross-section-No-synthetic-core (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Teachers-poster-31F-2-No-synthetic-core (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Teachers-poster-31F-2-Cores A-B-C-D (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Core-A-poster-Denbury-CFU#31F-2 (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Core-B-poster-Denbury-CFU#31F-2 (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Core-C-poster-Denbury-CFU#31F-2 (Classroom adaptation) pdf
*Core-D-poster-Denbury-CFU#31F-2 (Classroom adaptation) pdf

3:15 – 3:45 Online Assignment (self-paced)
Put it Back Course
Guided Inquiry EE-4 docx Key docx
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

3:45 – 4:15 Educator Outreach (Brons Rm)
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin
*Professional Development Plan pptx
*Outreach/PD Guidelines Handout pdf
*Template for Friday’s Presentation pptx

TEACHER RESOURCES FOR OUTREACH/PD EVENT
*Outreach/PD Presentation Template pptx
*Outreach/PD Word Document Template pptx

4:15 – 4:45 How to Integrate ESTI and EE into your Curriculum, Teacher Discussion & Feedback
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin
*How to Integrate ESTI and EE pptx

5:00 – 7:00 pm Networking Reception at Posse East (short walk)
2900 Duval St, Austin, TX 78705; tel: 512.477.2111

Day III – Wednesday, July 17, 2024 (Brons Room, CPE 2.236)

THEME: Design Projects for the Energy-Water Nexus

8:00 – 8:15 am Pre-Test and Introduction to Design Projects and Groups
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Engineering and the Design Challenge docx pptx

8:15 – 9:00 Online Assignment (self-paced)
*Guided Inquiry EE-5 docx Key docx
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

9:00 – 9:45 Energy Portfolio – Finding the Right Mix
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Energy Portfolio – Finding the Right Mix pptx

9:45 – 10:30 Design Project Assignments (self-paced)
Group A – Energize the Future Course
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

Group B – How Much Water Does It Take Course
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin

10:30-11:15 The Water Energy Nexus
Mukul Sharma, The University of Texas at Austin
*The Water Energy Nexus pptx

11:15 – 12:30 Luxury of a Shower – Activity
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Luxury of a Shower pptx Worksheet docx
*Sandbag resource docx

12:30 – 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 Hydraulic Fracturing
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Hydraulic Fracturing pptx

2:15 – 4:00 Design Project Work (in groups)
Each group works together on Design Project Presentation
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin (Group A)
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin (Group B)

4:00 – 5:00 Design Project Presentations and Feedback
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin, moderator
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

5:00 – 5:15 Travel Logistics for Thursday and Friday

5:15 – 5:30 Post-Test and Evaluation

5:30 pm Evening and Dinner on your own

Day IV – Thursday, July 18, 2024 (Austin, Houston, Galveston)

7:00 am – 10:00 am Drive to Houston from AT&T Conference Center and Hotel
Boxed Breakfast on Bus
Haynesville Movie (on bus)
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Haynesville Documentary website

10:00 – 12:00 pm ConocoPhillips Tour, Houston Energy Corridor
ConocoPhillips Team
Please view the ConocoPhillips safety briefing prior to our visit (located at the bottom of this agenda).

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch at ConocoPhillips

12:30 – 1:15 Drive to Wiess Energy Hall

1:15 – 3:30 Wiess Energy Hall Tour and Activity
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin
*Wiess Energy Hall Activity docx
Wiess Energy Hall website

3:30 – 5:00 Drive to Hotel in Galveston
Post-Test and Survey
Finish Preparing Presentation for Friday Morning

5:00 – 5:30 Check in at Hotel in Galveston

5:30 pm Evening and Dinner on Your Own

Day V – Friday, July 19, 2024 (Galveston, travel home)

7:00 am – 7:30 Breakfast at Hotel (bring luggage down to be locked in mtg room)

7:30 – 8:00 Travel to Ocean Star (walking)

8:00 – 9:45 pm Tour of Ocean Star
Jon Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
*Ocean Star Tour Activity docx
Ocean Star Museum website

9:45 – 10:15 Travel to Hotel (walking)

10:15 – 12:30 Turning Around the Training: Teacher Presentations
Sabrina Ewald, The University of Texas at Austin
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin

12:30 – 1:00 Load Bus

1:00 – 2:00 Depart Galveston
Box Lunch on Bus

2:30 – 3:00 Arrive at William P. Hobby Airport
Drop Off Group Traveling Out of Hobby

3:00 – 7:00 pm Travel Back to Austin