Technical

Course Description

RESERVOIR ENGINEERING I: WELL TEST ANALYSIS

Course material: Petrophysics book + Well Test Analysis Manual

PRESSURE DRAWDOWN AND BUILDUP TESTING (1 Day)

  1. Basic fluid flow equations, multiphase flow, video
  2. Dimensionless pressure, skin and wellbore storage
  3. Semilog analysis, type-curve matching
  4. Reservoir limit test
  5. Horner and MDH plots
  6. Pressure buildup analysis in bounded systems
  7. Methods for determining average reservoir pressure
  8. Multi-rate tests in oil wells

NEAR-WELLBORE EFFECTS (1 Day)

  1. Pressure derivative, type curves
  2. Interpretation of log-log plots of pressure and derivatives without
  3. using type-curve matching: permeability, skin, wellbore storage
  4. Tiab’s Direct synthesis: short tests, special cases

HETEROGENEOUS RESERVOIRS (1 Day)

  1. Sealing Faults: Conventional & Modern Techniques
  2. Indicators of natural fractures, carbonates (video)
  3. Properties of naturally fractured reservoirs
  4. Geologic Classification of NFR
  5. Fracture Porosity
  6. Fracture Intensity Index
  7. Permeability-porosity relationship
  8. Fluid Flow in Fractures
  9. Interpretation of well pressure tests in the presence of boundaries
  10. Naturally fractured reservoirs: Conventional techniques
  11. Naturally fractured reservoirs: Tiab’s Direct synthesis:

HYDRAULICALLY FRACTURED WELLS (1 Day)

  1. Interpretation of pressure tests in hydraulically fractured wells
  2. using pressure and derivatives, linear plots, semi-log analysis, video
  3. TDS: uniform flux, infinite conductivity fractures
  4. Finite conductivity fractures

HORIZONTAL WELLS (1 Day)

  1. Conventional Techniques
  2. Modern Techniques
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