Basics of Reservoir Engineering
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# Basics of Reservoir Engineering

Acquire the basic knowledge and practical aspects in Reservoir Engineering.
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Last updated 9/2016
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This course includes
• 4.5 hours on-demand video
• Access on mobile and TV
• Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
• Be familiar with reservoir engineering aspects and definitions.
• Determine OOIP/OGIP and various types of reserve.
• Estimate the parameters used on the Material Balance Equation using Tarner Equation and Straight Line Method.
• Recovery Factor estimation and optimization using different charts and correlations.
• Calculate where the front is located and when it will reaches the well during 1D immiscible displacement process.
• Identify the types of Decline Curves and estimate the decline parameters.
Requirements
• Base knowledge of Reservoir Fluids Properties and Petroleum Geology.
Description

This course provides Science & Engineering students with the main academic principles, and practical aspects to properly extend their comprehension and understanding. This course is a combination of  academical and technical work experience provided by VISION organization.

First, the course gives an introduction on various definitions and tasks used in Petroleum Engineering then it proceeds to discuss reservoir fluids properties and how they are obtained using different correlations. further more, a detailed explanation on the Voluemetric & Reserve estimation is included, also how to use different volumetric approaches to estimate OOIP/OGIP and other parameters.

In the second and third portions, the course introduces recovery of hydrocarbons and types of Recovery Factor in separate time intervals. In addition, a heavy & interesting subject that is Material Balance Equation is well illustrated and discussed using both types of solutions equations and graphical solution.

Fluid Flow & Displacement Efficiency  is considered as the fourth potion of the course that talks about fractional flow, front advancement theory, and both areal and vertical sweep efficiency.

The last portion of the course is a curve fitting technique called 'Decline Curve Analysis', in this, the student walks through different types of decline trends and will be able to forecast production and estimate the remaining life of the well.

The provided material is from  Ph.d.Adel Elzwei & the book of 'The Key Elements of Applied Reservoir Engineering'.

Who this course is for:
• Petroleum Engineers
• Geologist & Geophysics
Course content
Expand all 18 lectures 04:28:50
+ Section 2 'Introduction'
1 lecture 09:44
Introduction to Reservoir Engineering
09:44
+ Section 3 'Reservoir Fluids Properties'
2 lectures 24:49
Oil Reserovir's Properties
17:12
Gas Reservoir's Properties
07:37
+ Section 5 'Recovery Factor'
2 lectures 21:28
Recovery Factor Estimation
10:00
Tutorial 2
11:28
+ Section 6 'Material Balance Equation'
4 lectures 01:06:31
Dry Gas Reservoirs Material Balance Equation
06:53
Tutorial 3
19:55
Material Balance Straight Line Method
23:36

Assignment 1
10 questions
+ Section 7 'Fluid Flow & Displacement Efficiency'
2 lectures 38:52
19:52
Displacement Efficiencies
19:00
+ Section 8 'Decline Curve Analysis'
2 lectures 34:10
Decline Curve Trends
20:13
Tutorial 4
13:57

Final test.

Assignment 2
10 questions