Principles of Reservoir Engineering

Principles of Reservoir Engineering
Reservoir engineering principles including a review of rock and fluid properties, material balance in oil and gas reservoirs, fluid flow in porous media, and hydrocarbon production.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCH EN 373 & CH EN 374
 TaughtWinter Contact Department
Course Outcomes

Oil & Gas Values

Calculate values of initial oil and gas in place

Reservoir Displacement

Understand the displacement processes in reservoirs

Primary Production

Estimate future production from oil and gas reservoirs under primary production

Fluid Flow Equations

Use fluid flow equations to calculate pressure drops and flow rates of oil and gas in porous media

Production Rates

Perform a history match on actual production data and predict future production rates

Oil Recovery

Screen reservoirs for enhanced oil recovery processes