PVT Analysis


The course is aimed at petroleum and reservoir engineers.


- Importance of PVT and who needs PVT
- Hydrocarbon chemistry
- Types of reservoir fluids and their phase behaviour
- Sampling of reservoir fluids
- Reservoir fluid characterization
- Wellsite testing
- PVT analysis: wet and dry gases
- Detailed analysis on any one fluid: black oils or volatile oils, or gas condensates
- Detailed analysis on two fluids: black oils or volatile oils, or gas condensates
- Detailed analysis: black oils
- Detailed analysis: volatile oils
- Detailed analysis: gas condensate
- Introduction to enhanced oil recovery (EOR/IOR)
- Available equations of state (EOS)
- PVT report consistency check
- Equilibrium ratios
- Solid deposition studies (asphaltene, wax, hydrates)
- Recovery calculations

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide engineers with a detailed understanding of PVT analysis, including why it is important and who needs it.



Number of Participants

Max 20



Software Used


Course Format

Classroom exercises and presentations

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