Discipline Reservoir Engineering
Duration5 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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History Matching and Reservoir Optimization

This course is designed to cover techniques to incorporate production data into high-resolution reservoir models using conventional and fast flow simulation techniques such as streamline models. Both assisted history matching and automatic history matching techniques will be covered and pros and cons of the methods will be discussed. The production data can be in the form of pressure transient test, tracer test, multiphase production history or interpreted 4-D seismic information. Field examples will be presented to illustrate the current state of the art and limitations. PC-based computer programs will be used to provide hands-on experience with the various techniques.

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  • Audience
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    History Matching - Overview and State of the Art

    History Matching - Workflows

    Review of Reservoir Simulation Equations

    Reservoir Simulation: Background and Exercises

    Day 2

    Streamline Simulation: Overview

    Streamlines: Mathematical Background

    Streamlines: Applications

    Streamline-based History Matching

    Streamline: Exercises

    Day 3

    History Matching: Mathematical Background

    History Matching: Practical Considerations

    Assisted History Matching with Streamlines

    Field Applications

    History Matching: Exercises

    Day 4

    Global-Local Workflow

    Multiscale History Matching with Grid Coarsening

    Experimental Design and Surrogate Models

    Exercise: Experimental Design

    Case Study: History Matching and Well Placement Optimization

    Case Study: Static Model Building for History Matching

    Day 5

    Upscaling for History Matching

    History Matching: New Developments

    Discussion and Wrap-up

    Workshop Conclusions

  • Audience

    The course is designed for practicing geoscientists and engineers, especially those involved in reservoir simulation. No formal training is required other than knowledge of basic mathematics.

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