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E-350 - PVT Modeling

E-350 - PVT Modeling

5 days
REE/PVTMOD
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Reservoir engineers and very experienced technicians with a few years of industrial experience willing to acquire advanced knowledge about PVT modeling.

Level

  • Advanced
  • This course provides 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
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • analyze PVT reports and handle PVT data,
  • build a PVT model in order to represent fluid behavior with respect to available and validated PVT data,
  • perform a PVT match.
Course Content

FLUID PROPERTIES & THERMODYNAMIC MODELING

2 days

  • Fluid properties:
  • PVT properties of pure components and mixtures.
  • Functions and variables.
  • Properties of reservoir fluids.
  • Introduction to PVT modeling software.
  • Thermodynamic models and equilibrium:
  • Functions and variables.
  • EOS and algorithms.
  • Component properties and lumping.
  • Liquid-vapor thermodynamic equilibrium.

RESERVOIR FIELD CASES & PROJECT

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.
Ways & Means
  • Interactive courses and exercises with hands-on practices using state-of-the-art PVT modeling software BEST.
  • Discussion on PVT experiments.
  • Mini-project.