Reservoir Engineering Modules

  • Reservoir Rock Properties
  • Reservoir Rock Properties Fundamentals
  • Reservoir Fluid
  • Reservoir Fluid Fundamentals
  • Reservoir Flow Properties
  • Reservoir Flow Properties Fundamentals
  • Reservoir Material Balance
  • Reservoir Material Balance Fundamentals
  • Reserves and Resources
  • Pressure Transient Analysis
  • Rate Transient Analysis
  • Reservoir Fluid Displacement
  • Reservoir Fluid Displacement Fundamentals
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Improved Oil Recovery Fundamentals
  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Reservoir Surveillance
  • Reservoir Surveillance Fundamentals
  • Reservoir Management
  • Reservoir Management Fundamentals
  • Decline Curve Analysis and Empirical Approaches
  • Decline Curve Analysis and Empirical Approaches Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Unconventional Reservoirs

DURATION: Approximately 3 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module reviews the properties of reservoir rocks at the most basic level.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and geoscientists who need reconcile rock properties with their interpretations of the properties of the reservoir, drilling, production and completion engineers who need to recognize how rock properties affect their respective workflows.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Different types of rocks
  • Primary rock properties from a reservoir engineering point of view
  • How rock properties are measured
  • How rock property values are interpolated/extrapolated throughout the reservoir

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: Approximately 7.5 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module introduces the concepts of wettability, capillary pressure and relative permeability, and discusses how they are measured and modeled for reservoir behavior description.


DESIGNED FOR engineers and geoscientists who need to understand how fluids compete for space in the reservoir

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Different types of rocks
  • Primary rock properties from a reservoir engineering point of view
  • How rock properties are measured
  • How rock property values are interpolated/extrapolated throughout the reservoir

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 4 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module reviews fluid properties at the most basic competency level.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir, production, and facilities engineers who have a need to model the flow of oil, gas, and water through reservoirs, wellbores, and surface facilities; geoscientists who need reservoir fluid properties for their interpretations and calculations.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How fluids change in response to changes in pressure and temperature
  • Engineering properties of reservoir fluids
  • The make-up of reservoir fluids
  • How fluids are sampled
  • How fluid properties are measured in the laboratory


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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 9 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module explores the calculation of fluid properties such as formation volume factors, viscosities, and densities for a wide range of fluids under reservoir conditions.


 

DESIGNED FOR reservoir, production, and facilities engineers who have a need to model the flow of oil, gas, and water through reservoirs, wellbores, and surface facilities; geoscientists who need reservoir fluid properties for their interpretations and calculations.

 

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO CALCULATE FLUID PROPERTIES NEEDED FOR:

  • Volumetrics
  • Material Balance
  • Fluid Flow using Darcy's Law
  • Pressure Transient Analysis
  • Rate Transient Analysis
  • Fluid Displacement
  • Many other types of analysis...

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 2.5 hours


FEE: $250

 

This skills module discusses the extensions and limitations of Darcy’s Law. This skill module also includes the application of Darcy’s Law to gas an oil and how the law can be applied to homogenize to calculate effective permeability.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Explain the origin of Darcy’s law and how it evolved
  • State the difference between gravity and the pressure gradients, and how they play a role in determining the rate of which fluid could flow in the porous medium
  • Identify the differences between the equations of Linear versus radial flow when calculating the flow
  • Explain how do heterogeneities affect the flow in porous medium, and how Darcy's law can be applied to homogenize to calculate effective permeability
  • Differentiate between oil and gas flow
  • Apply Darcy’s law to gas and oil
  • Calculate the amount of fluid that is flowing when you have single cell phase vs single phase oil
  • Describe the Importance of non-Darcy effect on well performance
  • Apply Darcy's law when calculating the rate of the of oil and gas well
  • Identify the differences between layers in parallel and layers in series
  • Discuss the effective permeability of both layers in parallel and layers in series
  • State limitations of Darcy’s law
  • Assess the differences between gas and oil reservoirs
  • Describe the effect of non-Darcy flow

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 8.5 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module covers multiple basic and advanced levels of topics. The topics include, but are not limited to, Darcy's law, flow regimes, fractured wells, heterogeneous systems, and skin factor. This skill module also includes an interactive virtual phase where the learner works with the instructor virtually to analyze and solve problems.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Apply Darcy’s law for radial flows
  • Differentiate between oil and gas flows
  • Solve simple problems for radial flow across porous medium
  • Define and calculate productivity index
  • Predict the inflow performance relationship for oil and gas wells
  • Calculate the flow rate under different flow regimes
  • Understand why productivity index changes for transient flow
  • Calculate the flow rates for both oil wells and gas wells
  • Understand the difference between boundary pressure and average pressure
  • Understand the application of both pseudo-real pressure and pressure squared methods for gas wells in calculating the rates
  • Evaluate the end of transient and the beginning of pseudo-steady state flows for circular as well as non-circular reservoirs
  • Understand the importance of vertically fractured and horizontal wells
  • Calculate the rates and productivity indices for vertically fractured and horizontatal wells using the concept of effective well bore radius
  • Understand different flow regimes encountered by vertically fractured and horizontal wells
  • Evaluate efficacy of horizontal wells and compare the performance to vertically fractured wells
  • Calculate the effective permeability for parallel layers
  • Calculate the effective permeability for layers in series
  • Evaluate the difference under linear and radial flows
  • Calculate the value of skin factor using damaged zone permeability
  • Evaluate the performance of a well in the presence of skin factor
  • Evaluate the performance of the well with limited amount of production data
  • Understand the conditions under which non-Darcy flow is important
  • Evaluate the performance of gas wells in the presence of non
  • Darcy flow using both pressure squared and pseudo-pressure equations
  • Understand the concept multi-rate test and why it is important
  • Evaluate the oil well performance when the well is producing below bubble point
  • Analyze and solve basic and advanced level problems

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 4 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module covers the basics of material balance. The topics included are drive mechanisms, principles of material balance, how to develop equations, and application of the material balance equation.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Describe the purpose of the material balance technique to estimate the initial hydrocarbons in place
  • Differentiate between volumetric analysis and material balance technique
  • State the basic principle of material balance analysis
  • Describe the principles behind material balance equation
  • Identify the data that is needed to apply the material balance equation and the uncertainties associated with collecting such data
  • Identify the purpose of the modified black oil model in material balance equation
  • State the assumptions involved in applying the material balance equation
  • Identify the limitations of material balance technique
  • Develop the material balance equations from the first principle
  • Identify and explain the different mechanisms influencing the production of hydrocarbons and how they are incorporated in the material balance equation
  • Understand the necessary equations to be used depending on the type of reservoir from which hydrocarbons produce
  • Develop appropriate equations for dry gas, wet gas, condensate, volatile oil, and black oil reservoirs
  • Describe modifications of material balance equations to estimate the initial oil and gas in place
  • Explain the Havlena and Odeh method and the appropriate way to linearize the material balance equations
  • Express the importance of water influx and how to detect the presence of aquifer based on production data
  • Recognize the uncertainties associated with predicting the water influx as a function of time

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 6.5 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module reviews and expands on the Material Balance Core module. Included in this skill module is a detailed review of Dry and Wet Gas Reservoirs, Black Oil Reservoir, Volatile Oil and Retrograde Condensate Reservoir, and Water Influx.

 


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Discuss the basic material balance equation and the assumptions
  • Understand how the equations can be simplified based on certain assumptions and importance of mechanisms
  • Relate material balance equation to different types of reservoirs
  • Understand the application of material balance equation for gas reservoirs
  • Consider the simplifications of material balance equation for absence or presence of different mechanisms
  • Evaluate the uncertainties associated with mischaracterization of different mechanisms
  • Apply various straight line manipulations for determining the gas in place for gas reservoirs
  • Understand important drive mechanisms for black oil reservoirs
  • Estimate the oil in place in oil reservoirs when the reservoir is above bubble point
  • Estimate the oil in place in oil reservoirs when the reservoir is producing below bubble point
  • Estimate the oil in place in oil reservoirs when the reservoir is influenced by gas cap
  • Quantify the uncertainties in oil place based on the assumptions in the strength of drive mechanisms
  • Understand important drive mechanisms for retrograde condensate and volatile oil reservoirs
  • Estimate the oil in place in both these types of reservoirs under different mechanisms
  • Quantify the uncertainties in oil place based on the assumptions in the strength of drive mechanisms
  • Understand the importance of water influx in the material balance calculations
  • Learn how to estimate the water influx using pot aquifer as well as pseudo-steady state methods
  • Understand trial and error procedure required to estimate the aquifer influx
  • Recognize the uncertainties associated with the estimation of aquifer size and the strength

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 5 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module brings your attention to reserves management and the difference between resources and reserves.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The importance of integration with other disciplines
  • Calculations using the volumetric formulas for gas and oil
  • The importance of dividing into flow units for dynamic reserves in reservoir simulation
  • Reserves management: what it is and how to do it
  • The Reservoir Engineer’s input to reserves and resources (R & R)
  • How a Geoscientist and Reservoir Engineer work together on reserves
  • The risk and uncertainty that drive reserves
  • Other non-technical factors that influence R & R
  • The standardized process between reserve estimates
  • The ethical basis underlying R & R estimations

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 3.5 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module brings your attention to pressure transient analysis concepts, equations, and terminology. These will get you started in the process of understanding and using this key technology for understanding oil and gas reservoir architecture and near-well parameters.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Pressure transient analysis concepts, terminology, equations, and objectives
  • Pressure transient analysis in buildup and drawdown tests
  • Time period analysis, challenges and objectives
  • Semi-log and log-log analysis

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 3.5 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module covers five sections that include, the general introduction to Rate Transient Analysis, Traditional Decline Curve Analysis, Modern Rate Transient Analysis, Unconventional Reservoirs, and Integration of Material Balance.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Define the rate time analysis
  • Distinguish between traditional pressure transient analysis and rate time analysis
  • Describe the needs of the type of data which are typically used for rate time analysis
  • Discuss the application of rate time analysis under transient and pseudo-steady state conditions
  • Distinguish between the type of reservoir information we can obtain under transient and pseudo-steady state conditions
  • Explain the use of dimensionless variables in rate time analysis
  • Describe the limitations of the rate time analysis
  • Distinguish between exponential, harmonic, and hyperbolic decline curves
  • Explain the different parameters which impact the performance of a well
  • Describe how the Economic Ultimate Recovery (EUR) is impacted by the assumptions about the type of decline method
  • Explain how the traditional decline curve analysis can be extended to transient state conditions
  • Describe how to extend the rate time analysis when the bottom hole pressure is not constant but a variable
  • Compare both Blasingame and Agarwal type curve methods and evaluate both oil and gas wells using both these type curves
  • Explain the concept of flowing material balance analysis
  • Describe the application of rate time analysis for unconventional reservoirs
  • Identify different flow regimes which are present for multiple fractured, horizontal wells
  • Indicate important flow regimes which are typically observed in horizontal, multi-stage, fractured wells
  • Determine the type of reservoir parameters we can obtain from evaluating rate time data for unconventional formations
  • Indicate how the traditional decline curve analysis can be used for wells producing from unconventional reservoirs
  • Describe the relationship between material balance and rate time analysis
  • Explain how to combine material balance with rate equations to predict rate as a function of time
  • Describe simple cases for single phase gas and oil reservoirs and predict the rates
  • Indicate how the simple analysis can be extended to other complex situations

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 3 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module covers immiscible, linear displacement, as dispersed and segregated flow. It also discusses aquifers, coning, and vertical layering.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • About immiscible fluid displacement linearly and vertically
  • About dispersed and segregated flow
  • About aquifers models
  • Coning in oil/water systems, including when it is most likely to occur, and how to prevent it

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 10 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module covers the same topics as the Reservoir Fluid Displacement module; immiscible, linear displacement, as dispersed and segregated flow. It also discusses aquifers, coning, and vertical layering. However, it goes into greater detail on:

  • Immiscible, linear displacement as dispersed and segregated flow
  • Aquifers
  • Coning
  • Vertical layering


DESIGNED FOR engineers or geoscientists who will occupy the position of reservoir engineer, and any other technically-trained individual who desires a more in-depth foundation in reservoir engineering.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Calculate the breakthrough time for an oil well using a collection of different methods
  • Explain how rock and fluid properties as well as reservoir geometry affect the breakthrough time
  • Model the flow of two fluids concurrently through the same rock volume
  • Recognize how flow rates and pressure drops vary under two phase flow
  • Calculate recovery factors for reservoirs experiencing two phase flow as a function of time
  • Use correlations to estimate areal and vertical sweep efficiency
  • Calculate water influx into hydrocarbon reservoirs using a variety of aquifer models
  • Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of popular aquifer models

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 4 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module introduces secondary and tertiary recovery process. It describes how many of them work, how you can select the best one for your reservoir, and how simplified models can be used to approximate the behavior of these complex floods.


DESIGNED FOR engineers or geoscientists who will be working with a reservoir engineer on the development and optimization oil and gas fields; reservoir engineers looking for an introduction or a refresher on enhanced oil recovery.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The differences between secondary and tertiary recovery
  • The comparisons between pattern and peripheral flooding
  • The life stages of a waterflood
  • The differences between miscible, thermal, and chemical floods
  • Screening criteria for different floods
  • Rules of thumb for predicting performance
  • Simplified models for predicting performance

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 5.5 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module discusses the reservoir aspects of waterflooding. It builds on the related topics from earlier modules and "fills in the blanks." Reservoir Surveillance and Reservoir Management activities specific to waterfloods are covered and the balance left to other modules to avoid duplication.


DESIGNED FOR engineers or geoscientists who will occupy the position of reservoir engineer, and any other technically-trained individual who desires a more in-depth foundation in reservoir engineering.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Calculate the breakthrough time for an oil well using a collection of different methods
  • Explain how rock and fluid properties as well as reservoir geometry affect the breakthrough time
  • Model the flow of two fluids concurrently through the same rock volume
  • Recognize how flow rates and pressure drops vary under two phase flow
  • Calculate recovery factors for reservoirs experiencing two phase flow as a function of time
  • Use correlations to estimate areal and vertical sweep efficiency
  • Calculate water influx into hydrocarbon reservoirs using a variety of aquifer models
  • Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of popular aquifer models

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 4 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module describes how reservoir simulations are used, what goes into them, how they do their calculations, and what comes out of them.


DESIGNED FOR engineers and geoscientists who interact with reservoir simulation specialists and need to evaluate the value of these models to the enterprise.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Describe what kind of data is used by a simulation run
  • Describe the kinds of information that can be generated from a simulation run
  • Explain, at a high level, how reservoir simulators work
  • Describe how simulation models differ during the life of the reservoir
  • Describe how models are classified, based on the type of input data used and the question the model was designed to answer

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 4 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module brings your attention to reservoir surveillance (RS) objectives, activities, and plans and the link to uncertainty.

 


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How a surveillance plan's objectives must be aligned with asset specific tactical details
  • Why surveillance activities must add value and they do not after reaching a certain optimum
  • How to calculate the Value of Information derived from surveillance activities
  • How surveillance activities reduce uncertainty
  • Why the surveillance plan must change constantly as asset objectives change
  • The impact of the production and well environment, including well construction concepts and how this impacts RS activities
  • How production allocation impacts the quality of the data and the impact of data frequency
  • Measurement principles behind oil field measurements, including concepts related to precision, accuracy, and repeatability

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 9 hours
FEE: $795

 

This skill module continues the discussion on reservoir surveillance (RS), with a focus on quality control for baseline and episodic data, data analytics, special techniques, and life of field reservoir surveillance.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • QA/QC baseline and episodic data
  • Use data analytics at various scales from laboratory to the field
  • Evaluate special techniques for application in your reservoir
  • Prepare your reservoir for life of field reservoir surveillance through observed case studies

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 5.5 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module brings your attendtion to reservoir management at a core competency level.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers, and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Retain flexibility in reservoir management without giving up key principles for depletion
  • Build flow units critical to RM of an asset
  • Describe how the value of an asset is defined. Explain the roles of risk and uncertainty in that valuation
  • Evaluate vertical equilibrium and no-crossflow, and how to get the most out of each through integrated technologies from multiple disciplines

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 8 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill will deal with more advanced treatment of reservoir management principles. We will look more thoroughly at special reservoir situations.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers, and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Manage reservoir management uncertainties throughout phases of field maturity
  • Identify the geologic and reservoir parameters that make an opportunity and then the capture techniques to the particularities of that opportunity
  • Conduct analysis to determine the most appropriate injectant including EOR techniques (if any) for a particular reservoir situation
  • Apply the appropriate well architecture(s) or combination of well architectures to match the combined geology and reservoir drive mechanism
  • Adjust and adapt the reservoir management plan for each new phase of field life

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 3.5 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module introduces the use of statistical methods in reservoir engineering. A range of applications are described, concentrating on decline curve analysis.


DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with supplying reservoir description and production data to reservoir engineers.

 

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Perform basic statistics
  • Calculate decline curve analysis
  • Estimate recovery factors

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering - BR - Virtual

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

 

DURATION: approximately 10 hours


FEE: $795

 

This skill module applies basic statistical methods to solve a range of common challenges in reservoir engineering. The emphasis will be on decline curve analysis and curve fitting to measured data such as relative permeability, as an example.


 

DESIGNED FOR reservoir engineers and other professionals tasked with performing basic reservoir engineering functions.

 

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Exponential, Hyperbolic, and Harmonic decline curve application
  • Transient vs. Pseudosteady State declines
  • Effect of crossflow on the performance of layered reservoirs
  • Using water-cuts, oil cuts, and water-oil ratios to calculate oil recovery
  • Special consideration for gas reservoirs
  • Decline curves for low permeability reservoirs
  • Variation on the least-squares methods for curve fitting
  • Common pitfalls for decline curve analysis

 

 

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This module is also part of the following online courses:

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering - RE - Virtual

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines - REO - Virtual

DURATION: approximately 3 hours


FEE: $395

 

This skill module introduces the basic terminology and fundamental reservoir characterization techniques as they apply to unconventional reservoirs. It also covers basics of reservoir management and integrated teamwork, and how they are essential for proper field development.

 


DESIGNED FOR subsurface technical professionals, geoscientists, completion engineers, reservoir engineers, petroleum engineers, and drilling engineers

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

This skill module examines the difference between conventional and unconventional reservoirs with respect to:

  • Reservoir types
  • Geological characterization
  • Reservoir management
  • Reservoir enhancement
  • Reservoir surveillance
  • Reservoir evaluation
  • What constitutes a "sweet spot?"

 

 

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