Training for the Future

Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering

Course Code: FORE

Dates: 11 Mar - 15 Mar | 17 Jun - 21 Jun | 2 Sep - 6 Sep | 11 Nov - 15 Nov

Price: £3250 Plus VAT

Duration: 1 Week /s

Course Objectives

To develop subsurface skills for integrated analysis of rocks, pore and fluids and to solve problems associated with identifying and exploiting reserves. To understand various methods applied to predict reservoir performance and enhance recovery. To understand the role of petroleum economics in evaluating reservoir development project

Who Should Attend?

Petroleum engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists, Maths & Science graduates, Operation Personnel and Technicians, recently graduated Reservoir Engineers



Course Overview

  • To identify reservoir types, classification and properties etc

  • To understand the critical properties of reservoir rocks, fluids and PVT relationships

  • To explain the fundamentals of fluid flow in porous media

  • Understand how reservoirs are characterised by fluid and drive mechanisms

  • The basis for reservoir fluid distribution

  • Reservoir drive mechanisms for both Oil and Gas reserves

  • Reservoir simulation techniques

  • Oil recovery methods

  • Oil and gas well performance and transient test analysis

  • Ways to calculate oil and gas in place and hydrocarbons recovery

  • Forecasting production decline

  • To get a general feel for petroleum economics in reservoir development & risk analysis

  • Course Materials

    Notes, handouts and exercise materials
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