MPGE Students Present at the IADC SPE Drilling Conference

Two MPGE students published technical papers at the 2018 International Association of Drilling Contractors/Society of Petroleum Engineers Drilling Conference and Exhibition this month. The conference was held at the Forth Worth Convention Center in Forth Worth, Texas from March 6-8. Chinedum Peter Ezeakacha and Raj Kiran, both Ph.D. candidates under the supervision of Dr. Saeed […]

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Frist True-Triaxial Compression Tests on Cubical Shale Samples Carried Out by the Reservoir Geomechanics & Seismicity Research Group

The following post was written by student Alex Vachaparampil. For your research to be featured on the MPGE blog – please email dbrasington@ou.edu.  The reservoir rock response to stresses play an important role in various petroleum engineering applications including wellbore stability analyses, stimulation, and calibration of well logs for reservoir geomechanics modeling. Hitherto, most laboratories […]

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