Reservoir Engineering for Non-Engineers


Petroleum engineering team leaders, production and reservoir engineers, petrophysicists and geologists involved with exploration and development of oil and gas reservoirs.


- Reservoir drive mechanisms
- Reservoir fluid distribution
- Reservoir classification
- Well performance and decline characteristics, pressure behavior an significance
- Reservoir fluid and rock properties
- Fundamentals of fluid flow
- Well testing and PBUs; execution, results and usage / significance
- Oil displacement concepts
- Decline curve analysis
- Material balance and evolution of HIIP over time
- Enhanced Recovery Mechanisms

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will have an understanding of the physics of oil and gas in reservoirs, and will be able to apply reservoir engineering methods and appreciate the construction and use of reservoir models. They will have acquired the skills necessary for estimation of petroleum reserves, development planning and to assess uncertainties.


3-5 days

Number of Participants

Max 20


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