On the 8th of March 9 students of our Master Program “Petroleum Engineering” (TU Clausthal) went to the DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG. We visited the Production District of Lower Saxony in Langwedel-Holtebüttel. The company is operating several natural gas fields in the vicinity of Verden (Aller) and Rotenburg (Wümme). Especially the visited Völkersen field is one of the top ten highest-yielding fields in Germany.
Thanks to Mr. Kurella everything was ... More
Despite the cold weather conditions and the early departure, 8 members were so excited to visit
a sour gas treatment plant for the first
time, that they became unstoppable.
Upon arrival and after a detailed safety instruction, the technical details of the sour gas treatment
were explained to us theoretically. Quite surprisingly the gas itself ... More
The public keeps questioning how the comparably small amounts of oil mainly produced in northern Germany are being extracted at an economic level. Therefore, some of our SPE student chapter members visited the upstream facilities in and around Barnstorf
operated by Wintershall with its high water cuts of up to 98% ... More
Every year Summer fest brings the community of the German petroleum engineers together. Whether professionals or students, young or retired, they come together to share knowledge and fun time. Many companies and universities partake in this event, which ... More
The field trip to Baker Hughes on the 24th of June was held in conjunction with the Directional Drilling course taught by Dr. Oppelt. The Group of around 15 students left the ITE in the morning and drove to Baker Hughes’ Celle location.
The company visit included a few presentations, one about ... More
On May 31st Wintershall invited us to their Emlichheim facility to get a firsthand look at the production and injection facilities there. They agreed to take 12 students on a tour of the facilities and the field. The students met at the ITE in the morning and drove out to Emlichheim. Upon arrival coffee and water was provided and the local manager gave a detailed ... More
On the 2nd of March, ENGIE E&P Deutschland GmbH invited students from the SPE Student Chapter Clausthal to visit their production facility in Schönewörde, Niedersachsen. Engie, also known as GDF Suez prior to April 2015 is ... More