What's in the Rock?
Activity: What's in the rock? A study of how rocks can hold water, oil and natural gas
Water in aquifers just like oil and natural gas is found in rock - hard, solid rock. Or is it so solid? This activity will investigte how much fluid can be stored in rock.
Presenter: Deborah Hempel-Medina
Community and Safety Outreach, Society of Petroleum Engineers
Background: Ms Hempel-Medina, a Houston native, pursued and earned her petroleum engineering degree from UT Austin. A few years later while working full time, she went back to school in the evening and earned her MBA from SMU with a focus on technology. She enjoys being a part of the community that provides the energy we all enjoy daily.
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