Does living near an oil or natural gas well affect your drinking water?

Feb. 14, 2016

By Mark Shwartz

“The answer to the question is usually ‘no,’ but there are exceptions,” said Rob Jackson, a professor of Earth system science at Stanford University. 

An expert on the health impacts of fossil-fuel extraction, Jackson has studied groundwater quality at oil and gas fields throughout the United States. 

Reservoir Characterization and Flow Modeling with Outcrop Data (ENERGY 146, ENERGY 246)

Code: 
246
Project addressing a reservoir management problem by studying an outcrop analog, constructing geostatistical reservoir models, and performing flow simulation. How to use outcrop observations in quantitative geological modeling and flow simulation. Relationships between disciplines. Weekend field trip.
Subject: 
GS
Academic Year: 
2015-2016