Course Description The drilling-fluid system is the single component of the well-construction process that remains in contact with the wellbore throughout the entire drilling operation. Drilling-fluid systems are designed and formulated to perform efficiently under expected wellbore conditions. Advances in drilling-fluid technology have made it possible to implement a cost-effective, fit-for-purpose system for each interval in the well-construction process. This course covers all aspects of drilling fluids technology, balancing both theory and practical applications Course Objectives Understanding drilling fluid systems Learning how to design and select proper drilling fluids systems Understanding wellbore stability/chemical inhibition Being familiar with solids control equ...
Course Description The main objective of this course is to provide an opportunity to develop hands-on experience of various Seismic Interpretation techniques using the PETREL software package. The course will cover the essential Geological and Geophysical information necessary to visualize and interpret seismic data. The participants will gain a solid understanding of the applications and role of the seismic interpreter in studies. A significant percentage of the course is dedicated to reinforcement and advancement of interpretation techniques using practical exercises – both on the PETREL software and by hand. This will guide the participants in the understanding that the integration of all available data into the seismic model will add value in the needed coherent and successful seis
Course Description This is a “hands on” workshop where participants will be able to apply engineering principals in a real world scenario. The reservoir will be developed through multiple phases – initial primary production, development through workover candidate and infill drilling, final primary production, and secondary recovery through waterflooding. Participants will make reservoir engineering decisions involving field development. Then, they will workover existing wells and drill new wells in order to improve field recovery. A limited budget will be given in order to perform economic evaluations and prioritize future work programs. The goal of the workshop is for engineers to apply engineering processes and systems in a real-world environment. The result will be enhanced res
Course Description 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. Course Objectives Recognizing the difficulties and sources of error in history matching Appl...
Course Description This course will cover the oil recovery mechanisms in fractured reservoirs, which undergo the waterflood or gas cap expansion and gas injection. How dual porosity reservoirs are modeled with modern numerical simulators and simulation exercises will also be covered. Participants will also learn about the fundamentals of fractured reservoirs, the geological aspects, and well testing in fractured reservoirs. Oil recovery mechanisms, advanced topics in dual porosity simulation, and dual simulation of fractured reservoirs with a compositional simulator will also be covered. The simulation of triple porosity systems will be discussed during the duration of this course. Course Objectives Developing a dual porosity E100 data set from a single porosity data set Focu
Course Description This course provides a broad overview of the nature of formation damage problems, how they occur during various oilfield operations, and their effects on well productivity. It reviews basic rock properties affected by formation damage, discusses the types and mechanisms of formation damage, evaluates economic implications, and integrates field and laboratory methods for recognition of the damage. Also, it Provides geological and engineering techniques for proper evaluation of the problem and procedures to minimize / alleviate it. Course Objectives Recognizing formation damage problem during any stage of well development and reservoir exploitation. Evaluating drilling and completion practices to establish procedures for selection of non-dam
Course Description In this course, concepts and the methodologies of integration in geological modeling will be addressed with practical applications. Integration includes incorporation of geological information, seismic, petrophysical and dynamic data. Practical methodology of the best practices and troubleshooting of 3D reservoir characterization in the light of geo-statistics will be covered in each step of geo-modeling processes. Process of data handling, importing, editing, quality controlling, quantitative analysis and constraining the results of modeling algorithms in the steps of picking, fault modeling, gridding, generating horizons, zoning, layering and property modeling are discıssed by using different tools and plots. Course Objectives Learning depositional and petrophys
Course Description Course introduces the dynamic petroleum system concept, including the critical elements and processes that control conventional and unconventional petroleum resources as quantified using computerized basin and petroleum system models. The course provides interpretive guidelines to evaluate prospective source rocks, define petroleum systems, and build or calibrate basin and petroleum system models. Attendees will learn what kinds of questions to ask, what kind of data is needed to build models and solve particular problems and to apply geological reasoning to quantifying uncertainties. Course Objectives Understanding the basic concepts of source rock geochemistry applied to conventional and unconventional resource plays Understanding source rock geochemical meas...
Course Description The participant will become familiar with old and new technologies of production logging tools, procedures, and techniques to improve and increase oil, and production. The entire course structure applies proven methodologies and integrated methods approach that allows engineers to make precise decisions on optimizing well flow rates. The participant will be in a position to analyze and diagnose well problems, including cross flow, leak behind pipe, fluid entrance, others. Course Objectives Analyzing processed production logging data Finding the entry of fluid into the well bore, rates, type of fluid and problems associated with flow Understanding flow patterns and behaviors. Learning how to measure the flow capacity of the well along with how to optimize
Course Description This course will cover plate tectonics and mountain building, volcanoes and earthquakes, Various rock types and characteristics, the geometry of the major structures and the techniques used to evaluate them within the petroleum industry will be covered. There will be a review of sedimentary environments and processes of erosion, transport and deposition of sediments by water and wind. The course includes a field trip. Course Objectives Understanding plate tectonic theory Understanding properties of the Earth’s plates Understanding features and geometries of faults and folds Understanding techniques of strain analysis Understanding various sedimentary environments Who Should Attend? Geologists Exploration engineers Petroleum geologists