Texas Tech University

Red Raider #1: Education

This test well is just one of the many ways in which we give our students the experience necessary to become leaders in the energy industry. To this end, students will use the test well in the following ways to enhance their education:

  1. Oil Field Production Facilities (Design & Installation)
    • Tanks
    • Separators
    • Heater Treaters
    • Production Piping Standards (ASME B31.3)
    • Operations
  2. Well Completion Technologies (Wellhead and Wellbore Tubulars
  3. API Measurement Standards (API MPMS)
    • Thieving, Sampling, Hydrometers, Quantity, and Quality
    • LACTS
  4. Work−Over Big Procedures
    • Down−hole Tools (packer, anchors, mandrels, ports, etc.)
    • Safety & Rig Practices

Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering