Technical

Course Description

RESERVOIR ENGINEERING II: RESERVES

Course Material: Petrophysics book + Reservoir Engineering Manual

PROPERTIES OF RESERVOIR FLUIDS (1 day)

  1. Dry gas and gas condensate reservoirs
  2. Compressibility, gravity, viscosity, FVF
  3. Correlations of gas properties
  4. Sampling of wet and dry gas wells
  5. Oil density, compressibility, viscosity, FVF
  6. Correlations of oil properties
  7. Flash calculations, characterizing the flow stream
  8. Well conditioning, sampling techniques
  9. Comof oil field brines, gas solubility in water
  10. Water density, compressibility, viscosity, FVF
  11. Correlations of water properties

CHARACTERIZATION OF NATURALLY FRACTURED RESERVOIRS (NFR) (1 day)

  1. Indicators of natural fractures, carbonates (VIDEO)
  2. Properties of naturally fractured reservoirs
  3. Geologic Classification of NFR
  4. Fracture Porosity
  5. Fracture Intensity Index
  6. Permeability-porosity relationship
  7. Fluid Flow in Fractures
  8. Interpretation of well pressure tests

MATERIAL BALANCE IN OIL & GAS RESERVOIRS – RESERVES (1 day)

  1. MBE straight line method, volumetric methods (VIDEO)
  2. Water drive gas reservoirs
  3. Residual gas saturation
  4. Reservoir drive mechanisms, oil recovery
  5. General material balance equation (MBE)
  6. Special cases of MBE, volumetric model
  7. Gravity drainage
  8. Water drive oil reservoirs, theories
  9. Finite aquifers, approximate water influx theory
  10. Edge water drive systems
  11. Oil recovery predictions

FLUID FLOW THROUGH POROUS MEDIA (1 days)

  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. Factors complicating well testing
  9. Modern Techniques

IMPROVED OIL RECOVERY (1 day)

  1. Waterflooding (VIDEO)
  2. Gas Flooding
  3. Miscible CO2 injection
  4. Steam Flooding
  5. Chemical Flooding
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