Oil & Gas Training
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Introduction to Reservoir Engineering and Nodal Analysis

The course discusses basic concepts of Reservoir Engineering and introduces Nodal analysis. The course starts with a description of Reservoir Rock and Reservoir Fluids, followed by an explanation of Inflow and Outflow perfromance.

Exercises are performed in the class to explain the impact of different variables in well production and production optimization process.

This course is a very good introduction to Production Engineering Programs. 

Day 1

First Day Quiz

Geology and Production

Rock Properties

Fluid Properties

Five Reservoir Fluids

Driving Mechanisms

Day 2

Darcy's Law

Fluids Statics and Fluids Distribution


Nodal Analysis

Day 3

Inflow Performance - Oil Wells

Inflow Performance - Gas Wells

Vertical Multiphase Flow


Day 4

Damage ans Skin

Optimization using Nodal Analysis


Day 5


Last Day Quiz

Learning activity mix

The course is designed for fresh-outs in O&G industry.

Basic Geology, Petrophysics, Reservoir Engineering and Nodal Analyisis.

Degree on Engineering or Science. 

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