Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Start17 Oct 2018
End19 Oct 2018
Discipline Reservoir Engineering ,
Field Development Planning
Duration3 Days
CostUSD 3,240.00
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
NExT Malaysia is a HRDF approved Training Provider.
This course is delivered with eBooks
This course is delivered with eBooks

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MEPO Uncertainty and Optimization Fundamental

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Sensitivity, subsurface uncertainty assessment, and history matching studies for calibrating reservoir simulation models are integral workflow tasks in many reservoir simulation studies. The course is designed to provide the petroleum engineers with software skill and modeling techniques required to perform the tasks of managing reservoir uncertainties and optimization.

It discusses how to use MEPO uncertainty and optimization tools to perform sensitivity analysis, uncertainty assessment, and optimization (history matching) and also covers the proxy modeling concepts, benefits, limitations and its applications using the avaliable workflow tools in MEPO.

The concepts behind the software technology and its practical appplications focusing on methodology, design and execution are also covered.

The training exercises are workflow-driven intended to demonstrate the practical application scenarios and help participants understand the benefits of method applied.

  • Agenda
  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Location
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    • Sensitivity and uncertainty assessment workflows using experimental
      design and sampling techniques
    1. Introduction to Sub-surface Uncertainty Quantification
    2. Basic definitions for uncertainty and risk
    3. Discussion on sources of uncertainty and risk in the petroleum industry
    4. Explanation of dependencies and interactions between input parameters
    5. Description on how to quantify and assess uncertainty using the Uncertainty and optimization tool in MEPO
    6. Expanation on the typical uncertainty analysis workflow supported in MEPO
    7.  Sensitivity analysis workflow and the steps involved in performing a sensitivity analysis
      •  design of the experiment
      •  how to assess the correlation of input variables and simulation results
      •  how to reduce the uncertain parameter space by considering important factors and reducing the problem complexity (uncertainty reduction)
    8. Discussion on the different terminologies used to express uncertainty and risk such as expected
      value, standard deviation, mean, cumulative distribution function, probability density function,
      distribution and ranges
    9. Explain what cumulative distribution function (CDF) is and how it is related to the probability
      density function (PDF)
    10. Explain the use of a CDF curve to present the probabilistic estimate of a reserves (P10, P50, and P90)
    11. How to set up uncertainty simulation runs in MEPO and results visualization for both sensitivity and uncertainty studies using the available visualization and results analysis tools
    • Exercises: Greenfield application scenarios.

    Day 2

    • Workflow customization and History matching workflow design including an introduction to optimization techniques.

      1. Discussion on MEPO processes which involves; Task management, Input parameter, Response parameters and Case management.
      2. Python and how to customize processing tasks using Python and also writing MEPO-specific Python scripts
      3. Pre-processing and post-processing loop in MEPO, including
        selected Python scripts
      4. How to use MEPO to aid the history matching process following the well-structured history matching workflow steps
        • Definition of objective function that measures the history matching quality
        • Define and evaluate an uncertainty matrix
        • Set up and use an optimization algorithm for the history matching process
        • Apply a selection of analysis tools to interpret results and
          monitor and measure performance
    • Exercises: Brownfield application scenarios.

    Day 3

    • Proxy modelling techniques and its applications.
    1. Explanation of Proxy modeling concepts, application, benefits and limitation
    2. Discussion on how to identify application scenarios for proxy models
    3. How to define a  training dataset for proxy model and creation of proxy model
    4. Validation of proxy model and how to create tests for evaluating proxy predictability
    • Exercises: Greenfield and brownfield application scenarios
  • Topics

    Module 1: Introduction to Sub-surface Uncertainty Quantification

    Module 2: Sensitivity study

    Module 3: Uncertainty assessment

    Module 4: Workflow customization

    Module 5: Assisted History Matching  

    Module 6: Proxy Modeling

  • Audience

    Development and exploration petroleum engineers, reservoir engineers, geoscientists, and any asset team members who want to get acquainted to Petrel reservoir engineering workflow.

  • Prerequisites

    Ability to use ECLIPSE reservoir simulator

  • Prerequisites

  • Location

    Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia.

    Beginning in the 1990s, the city has played host to many international sporting, political and cultural events including the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the Formula One World Championship. In addition, Kuala Lumpur is home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers.

    Protected by the Titiwangsa Mountains in the east and Indonesia's Sumatra Island in the west, Kuala Lumpur has a tropical rainforest climate which is warm and sunny, along with abundant rainfall, especially during the northeast monsoon season from October to March.

    The major tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur include the Dataran Merdeka (the Independence Square), the House of Parliament, the Istana Budaya, the Istana Negara (National Palace), the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the Muzium Negara (National Museum), the Putra World Trade Centre, the Tugu Negara (National Monument) and mosques such as the Masjid Jamek, the Masjid Negara (National Mosque) and the Federal Territory Mosque.

    Other tourist attractions include the Aquaria KLCC, the Batu Caves, the Makam Pahlawan (National Mausoleum), the National Science Centre, Petaling Street, the Royal Selangor Pewter Visitor Centre, the Zoo Negara (National Zoo), and events such as Malay cultural centres, the Chinese cultural festivals at the Thean Hou Temple and the Thaipusam procession at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple. The Golden Triangle, the commercial hub of the city, contains the Petronas Twin Towers and has a distinctive nightlife. Trendy nightclubs, bars and lounges, such as the Beach Club, Espanda, the Hakka Republic Wine Bar & Restaurant, Hard Rock Cafe, the Luna Bar, Nuovo, Rum Jungle, the Thai Club, Zouk, and many others are located within and around Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang.

    Hotels, from five-star to budget types, have cropped up everywhere to accommodate the influx of tourists each year. There are many hotels near Kuala Lumpur's entertainment and business districts.

    Kuala Lumpur alone has 66 shopping malls and it is the retail and fashion hub for Malaysia. Suria KLCC is one of Malaysia's premier shopping destinations due to its location beneath the Petronas Twin Towers.

    Kuala Lumpur Sky Line

    The Perdana Lake Gardens near the Malaysian Parliament building includes a Butterfly Park, Deer Park, Orchid Garden, Hibiscus Garden and Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Southeast Asia's largest bird park.

    There are three forest reserves within the city namely the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve in the city centre, the oldest gazetted forest reserve in the country, Bukit Sungai Putih Forest Reserve and Bukit Sungai Besi Forest Reserve. Bukit Nanas, in the heart of the city centre, is one of the oldest virgin forests in the world within a city. These residual forest areas are home to a number of fauna species particularly monkeys, tree shrews, squirrels and birds.

    Kuala Lumpur is a hub for cultural activities and events in Malaysia. Among the centres is the National Museum which is situated along the Mahameru Highway. Its collection comprises artifacts and paintings collected throughout the country. Kuala Lumpur also has an Islamic Arts Museum which houses more than seven thousand Islamic artefacts including rare exhibits as well as a library of Islamic art books. However, the museum's collection not only concentrate on works from the Middle East, the museum also puts the emphasis on Asia, with China and Southeast Asia especially well represented. This museum features some impressively decorated domes and large open exhibition spaces. It is located at Jalan Lembah Perdana next to the National Mosque.

    Kuala Lumpur is one of the host cities for the Formula One World Championship, the open-wheel auto racing A1 Grand Prix and the Motorcycle Grand Prix with races being held at Sepang International Circuit in the neighbouring state of Selangor, next to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

    From Wikitravel licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0

    • Timezone : GMT+08:00, Singapore (Singapore)
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