UGA GEOL 4320-6320 - 4320ExamLecture02 (3 pages)

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Geol 4320-6320 - Petroleum Geology

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GEOL 4320 6320 Lecture Exam November 10 2011 Draft of October 31 2011 Three to six of the following questions will account for at least 85 of the points on a closed note closed book 75 minute exam You will be expected to answer every question that is asked on the exam so that you are responsible for all of the following questions Questions 26a and 37 were added to the draft of October 23 2011 1 What are to date the depths of the world s deepest onshore petroleum well the world s deepest offshore petroleum well and the world s deepest well of any sort Rounding to multiples of 5000 feet is acceptable for these answers Where was each drilled 2 What solutes are typically most abundant in the deep waters of the sedimentary basins Put a star next to the one that is typically most abundant 3 What are the three mechanisms that make the bit turn at the bottom of boreholes drilled in the early Twenty first Century 4 What is or are the role or roles of drilling mud in the drilling of a petroleum borehole 5 What kinds of blowout preventers are used in drilling petroleum boreholes Sketch the external appearance of a set of them and label the two principle kinds that should be evident 6 Explain the differences between drilling pipe drilling riser casing and tubing 7 What kinds of drilling mud have been and or are presently used in drilling petroleum boreholes 8 What is the relevance of the existence and kind of drilling mud used in a particular borehole to a geoscientist who years later has no physical connection to the drilling of that borehole 9 What is overpressure and why should a geoscientist care 10 What information typically appears on a mud log 11 What process and or measurement does the logging tool do in generating a log and what lithologic characteristic s do we think the log tells us 12 As you hand your completed exam to the instructor in the hallway say the name of the oldest and most internationally recognizable well logging company 13 What can be the cause of



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