Graduate Certificate

Reservoir Engineering Certification

RMGT/RESENGIN

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a comprehensive practical knowledge of fundamental concepts of Reservoir Engineering, through hands-on activities, case studies and projects.
Audience :
  • This course is intended for newly hired or 2-3 years experienced reservoir engineers, for geoscientists, petroleum engineers and production engineers.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • Part 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF RESERVOIR GEOLOGY

      • Introduction to Reservoir Characterization.
      • Petrophysics - Reservoir Properties from Cores & Logs Evaluation.
      • Reservoir Modeling Workshop.
  • Part 2: FLUIDS, WELLBORE INTERFACE & WELL PRODUCTIVITY, WELL TESTING

      • Reservoir fluid properties.
      • Drilling & completion - Wellbore interface and well productivity.
      • Well Testing & Well Test Analysis.
  • Part 3: RESERVOIR DRIVE MECHANISMS & RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT

      • Drive Mechanisms - Enhanced Oil Recovery.
      • Reservoir Management.
  • Part 4: RESERVOIR SIMULATION & FINAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT WORKSHOP

      • Dynamic Reservoir Simulation.
      • Final teamwork workshop - 2 weeks of hands-on workshop focused on optimizing an oil field development project integrating real laboratory data, field data and simulation model.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • describe reservoirs characterization and modeling workflow,
  • discuss fluids properties and describe the PVT modeling process,
  • discuss principles of well testing and well test interpretation,
  • discuss the mechanisms of primary recovery and secondary recovery and their performance,
  • list main Enhanced Oil Recovery methods and discuss mechanisms and performance,
  • discuss fundamentals of Reservoir Management and describe reservoir monitoring techniques,
  • define the concepts of resources, reserves and corresponding classification, integrating risks and uncertainties,
  • discuss fundamentals of dynamic reservoir simulation, and build a simple black-oil reservoir simulation study.

Ways & Means

  • Numerous hands-on and workshop on real data sets.
  • Individual and teamwork to develop autonomy and ability of decisions.
  • Final teamwork workshop on optimizing an oil field development project integrating real data, field data.
  • Software used during workshops: with courtesy of Beicip-Franlab, Kappa Engineering and Schlumberger.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Graduate Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Reservoir Engineering .
  • Ready-to-use skills.