June 24, 2019

Teachers will participate in math and science professional development workshops covering middle school petro science, high school/middle school core energy math, high school core energy science, and elementary petro science (with a common core math component).

12:00 pm

Session 1

1:00 pm

Session 2

June 25, 2019

Teachers will participate in numerous learning stations and presentations covering: the Illinois oil and natural gas industry in general, petroleum geology, prospecting, legal aspects of the industry, drilling and producing in Illinois, hydraulic fracturing, geological logging, industry regulation, rock cutting evaluation, well stimulation, seismic activity, permeability and emergency spill response.

12:00 am

Session 1

1:00 pm

Session 2

June 26, 2019

Teachers will have the option of touring the CountryMark refinery or Patoka crude oil storage facility. Both options will include tours of active drilling sites in the Illinois Basin and the offices of Illinois multiple operators.

12:00 pm

Session 1

1:00 am

Session 2

June 27, 2019

Guest speakers will discuss a variety of topics, including: careers in geology, geologist ideas for the classroom and Illinois oil well record keeping.

12:00 pm

Session 1

1:00 pm

Session 2