PVT ModelingRENG/PVTMOD

Who should attend?

  • This course provides an extensive and practical understanding for analyzing PVT reports, handling data and defining PVT models for use in compositional and black oil simulations.
Audience :
  • Reservoir engineers and petroleum engineers willing to acquire advanced knowledge about PVT modeling.

Level : Advanced

Course Content

  • FLUID PROPERTIES & THERMODYNAMIC MODELING

      • 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

      • Measurements:
      • Sampling.
      • Analysis.
      • Standardization of data.
      • PVT experiments.
      • Gas injection specific data.
      • Fluid modeling:
      • PVT compositional modeling.
      • Matching of experimental data.
      • Physical consistency.
      • Gravitational segregation.
      • Miscibility.
      • Field cases:
      • Compartmentalization.
      • Non-classical GOR profile.
      • Reservoir stripping.
      • Data for reservoir simulation:
      • Compositional.
      • Black oil (standard, extended).
      • Project and exercises:
      • From the PVT Report do the PVT model.
      • Quality check of the data.
      • Oil fitting.
      • Gas fitting.
      • Discussions and conclusions.

Learning Objectives

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

Ways & Means

  • Interactive courses and exercises
  • Hands-on practices using dedicated modeling software BESTTM or PVTiTM or PVTFlowTM.
  • Mini-project.