Petrol Patrol

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Membership level
2016-2017 Team
Team Name
Petrol Patrol
Project Title
IOT
Design Challenge
Efficiency of oil production has become a major concern for modern oil companies. In some fields, oil wells could be producing 95% water, and millions of dollars have to be spent on water treatment because most of the water produced contains pollutants. Currently, engineers are dealing with this problem by manually analyzing a large amount of data, which requires a lot of time and labor. Our project focuses on developing a tabletop model to simulate oilfield processes, and a system that optimizes oil production while minimizing waste using autonomous actuation and a decentralized data network.
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Date Updated
Friday, March 03, 2017
Sponsors
Landmark Graphics Corp - Halliburton
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Department(s)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor 1 - Name
Gary Woods
Faculty Advisor 1 - Department
  • ECE
Faculty Advisor 2 - Name
Matthew Elliot
Faculty Advisor 2 - Department
  • MECH
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