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E-385 - PVT Modeling

  • Reservoir engineers and very experienced technicians with a few years of industrial experience willing to acquire advanced knowledge about PVT modeling
  • To provide an extensive and practical knowledge for analyzing PVT reports, handling data, and defining PVT models for use in compositional and black oil simulations
Learning Objectives
  • To acquire extensive and practical knowledge for analyzing PVT reports and handling PVT data
  • To know how to build a PVT model in order to represent fluid behavior with respect to available and validated PVT data
  • To know how to perform a PVT match
  • Basic PVT knowledge (characteristics, measurement techniques, chromatography, classical correlation) is recommended
Ways and means
  • Interactive courses and exercises
  • Hands-on practices using state-of-the-art PVT modeling software BEST
  • Discussion on PVT experiments and Performing a mini-project

Theoretical course 2 days
  • Fluid properties
  • PVT properties of pure components and mixtures
  • Functions and variables
  • Properties of reservoir fluids
  • Introduction to the PVT modeling software
  • Applied exercises
  • Thermodynamic models and equilibrium
  • Functions and variables
  • EOS and algorithms
  • Component properties and lumping
  • Liquid/Vapor thermodynamic equilibrium
  • Applied exercises
Reservoir field cases 3 days
  • Segregation modeling
  • Miscibility
  • MDT pressure evaluation
  • Review of sampling conditions and PVT data
  • PVT modeling
  • Gradient modeling
  • Fluid sampling
  • Advanced PVT modeling
  • Mini project, Discussion and Conclusions
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Nov 14 - 18 Rueil €3,160 Online By email