About this course…

Welcome to the Certificate Course on Fundamentals of Geomechanics for Geo-energy Applications. This course aims to equip participants with a profound understanding of essential principles of geomechanics and their direct relevance in diverse geo-energy applications. Through engaging lectures and hands-on exercises, attendees will explore the importance of geomechanics in developing geo-energy initiatives. Join us in unravelling the dynamic realm of geomechanics, were theoretical insights merge seamlessly with real-world applications, boosting your expertise to new horizons.

Who should attend?

This course is tailored for petroleum engineers, geotechnical engineers, geological engineers, civil engineers, mining engineers, and other professionals involved in geo-energy projects. Whether you are working on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS), CO2 sequestration, underground hydrogen storage, or other geo-energy applications, this course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to navigate the fundamentals of geomechanics in geo-energy projects.

Contact Hours

The completed course carries 15 contact hours

Course Agenda

A listing of the topics covered in the course is available. Learn more…

Location

The course will be taught online through Zoom, the link will be provide upon registration of the course.  Learn more…

Registration

Registration is currently closed upcoming session will be posted soon  Learn more…

Course directors and instructors

Instructors:

Course instructors include faculties at Colorado School of Mines and industry experts.

Directors:

The course is organized by the Petroleum Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines and is directed by:

Omid Moradian
Research Associate Professor
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Colorado School of Mines, Coolbaugh Hall 248
1012 14th St., Golden, CO 80401, USA
moradian@mines.edu
https://petroleum.mines.edu/project/omid-moradian/

 

Certificate Program

The current course is the first course of a Tentative Certificate Program on Geomechanics for Geo-energy Applications.  The certificate program consists of 6 courses, starting with the current course in October 2023. Learn more…

Further technical information

For more information about the course content, please contact:

Omid Moradian
Research Associate Professor
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Colorado School of Mines, Coolbaugh Hall 248
1012 14th St., Golden, CO 80401, USA
moradian@mines.edu

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