The UL Lafayette Petroleum Engineering Department comprises laboratories and facilities that are very conducive to research and learning. Students have various opportunities to apply and practice the principles taught in a traditional setting through specialized laboratories equipped with various instruments.
In addition, students learn reservoir simulation using Eclipse platform, an industry standard software suite. Apart from that, the department has multimedia classrooms equipped with up-to-date software covering all facets of Petroleum Engineering.
The department attracts industry as well as state and federal agencies. Beside faculty and staff, the department uses graduate as well as undergraduate students to conduct research.
The labs are open from 7:30 AM to 5 PM on Monday through Thursday and from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday. Student may request permission to access labs after hours from the appropriate faculty member. Below is the general information regarding the lab facilities.
|Drilling Engineering||Madison Hall, Room 123||Mr. Randy Andres|
|Drilling Fluids||Madison Hall, Room 119||Mr. Randy Andres|
|Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation||Madison Hall, Room 132||Mr. Randy Andres|
|Production||Madison Hall, Room 117||Mr. Randy Andres|
|Reservoir||Madison Hall, Room 116||Mr. Randy Andres|
|Petroleum Data Technology Consortium (PDTC)||Madison Hall, Room 134||Dr. Fathi Boukadi|
|Barrier/Cement||Madison Hall, Room 119||Dr. Nelson Chavez|
|Core Cutting||Madison Hall, Room 126||Dr. Asadollah Hayatdavoudi|
|Improved Oil Recovery||Madison Hall, Room 234||Dr. Mehdi Mokhtari|
|Optimization of Petroleum Systems||Madison Hall, Room 227||Dr. Boyun Guo|
|Reservoir/Production||Madison Hall, Room 116||Dr. Fathi Boukadi|
|Shale Laboratory||Madison Hall, Room 136||Dr. Asadollah Hayatdavoudi|