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E-252 - Reservoir Geology

  • Geophysicists, geologists and reservoir engineers involved in integrated reservoir studies
  • To provide a very comprehensive understanding of reservoir characterization and geological model building-process, linking all along geological characterization and dynamic behavior
Learning Objectives
  • To assess and use required data for reservoir characterization
  • To understand objectives of integrated reservoir studies
  • To grasp various constraints of the reservoir model
Ways and means
  • Numerous exercises, hands-on activities, practical case studies
  • One week sedimentology on outcrops
  • Workshop on IFPTraining case study using Petrel™ software
Course fees include round trip (by train) between Paris and Lodève, as well as accommodation and transportation in and around Lodève

Basic principles and reservoir characterization workflow 1 day
  • Introduction and objectives
Geophysics and reservoir geophysics 3 days
  • Structural seismic interpretation
  • Principles of seismic attributes interpretation
  • Reservoir geophysics
  • Hands-on workshop on seismic interpretation with dedicated software
Petrophysics 2 days
  • Core data, porosity, permeability, saturation, wettability
  • Capillary pressure
  • Data consistency
  • Laboratory procedures and measurements
Well logging and log interpretation 3 days
  • Basic log interpretation concepts
  • Principle and limitation of logging tools
  • Qualitative log interpretation (lithology, Vsh, porosity, saturation)
  • Petrophysical quality control, uncertainties, cut offs
  • Pressure measurement applications
Reservoir characterization 4 days
  • Static and dynamic approaches
  • Reservoir architecture
  • Stratigraphy and sequence stratigraphy
  • Rock-typing
  • Geostatistics
  • Heterogeneities
Field trip on clastic reservoir 4 days
  • Field trip in the South of France, in the Lodève basin
  • Sequence stratigraphy concepts (courses/exercises)
  • Petroleum system
  • Clastic environment
  • Tectonics and sedimentary heterogeneities
  • After the fieldtrip, a geological model on clastic environment will be built using dedicated software (Petrel™)
Geological modeling and calculation O.H.I.P 3 days
  • Geomodeling with dedicated software
  • OHIP estimation. Uncertainties assessment
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Sep 12 - Oct 07 Rueil / field trip €13,300 Online By email