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E-465 - Well Inflow & Outflow Performance

E-465 - Well Inflow & Outflow Performance

32 hours
PRO/BLPROSPER
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Reservoir or well performance engineers and technicians.

Level

  • Proficiency
  • This course aims to deepen knowledge of well lift optimization and master use of the software program PROSPER™.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • build a PVT model which will be used in a well performance study,
  • analyze the link between reservoir characteristics and production,
  • model and analyze crucial parameters of well performance,
  • identify reasons for poor well performance,
  • select and design the adequate artificial lift methods.
Course Content

INTRODUCTION

2.5 hours

  • Well production optimization.
  • PROSPER™ software.

CHARACTERIZATION OF RESERVOIR FLUIDS - PVT

2 hours

  • Goal and application of PVT studies.
  • Main Oil & Gas properties.
  • PROSPER™ software PVT module.

INFLOW PERFORMANCE RELATIONSHIP

6.5 hours

  • Modeling of flows in a porous medium.
  • Modeling of the reservoir-wellbore interface.
  • IPR calculation in the case of Oil & Gas reservoirs.
  • Specific case of horizontal and deviated wells.

NATURAL FLOWING WELLS

7 hours

  • Introduction to the specificities of multiphase flows.
  • Choice of the adequate correlation.
  • Modeling outflow performance.
  • Nodal analysis of a reservoir well system.

ARTIFICIAL LIFTED WELLS

4.5 hours

  • Introduction - Using the nodal analysis.
  • Gas Lift system: description and design.
  • Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP): presentation and design.
  • Overview of other artificial lift methods.

WELL PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSIS

2.5 hours

  • Production rate analysis of well flowing naturally.
  • Production rate analysis of well activated with GL or ESP.
CONCLUSION - CASE STUDY 7 hours

Ways & Means
  • Multimedia online learning with personal coaching.
  • Before training starts, 2 hours are dedicated to introduce the training agenda, methods and tools.
  • The exact needs and expectations of each participant are also assessed and discussed (MCQ and phone interview with the tutor).
  • During the training, individual phone contact with the tutor and web conferences with other participants.
  • Use of the software program PROSPER™ (license not provided).