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Waterflooding for Oil Reservoirs - Fundamentals, Practical Applications and Case Studies, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 days
    Duration
University rank #482 (QS) Ipoh, Malaysia
This Waterflooding for Oil Reservoirs - Fundamentals, Practical Applications and Case Studies course from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS will highlight some basics (Wettability, Capillarity, Buckley Leverette & frontal advance theories) and practical applications to estimate the recoverable reserve using Analytical and Empirical methods (Dykstra Parson) via hands on approach.  
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Overview

The main technical issues & challenges affect the performance and efficiency of water injection to achieve its objective will also be emphasized. The issues & challenges to be highlighted and discussed in the course are: 

  • Structure uncertainties (barriers, faulting & continuity)
  • High failure rate of Commingled injection of thick and thin bed reservoirs
  • Injectivity deterioration caused by poor water quality specification and fine migration
  • Frac injection vs Matrix injection: the pros and cons.

This Waterflooding for Oil Reservoirs - Fundamentals, Practical Applications and Case Studies course is offered by Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will have a good exposure to the practical aspects of waterflooding implementation in the field, and a theoretical background to field practitioners.    

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • Type of Driving Mechanism
  • Rock and Fluid Flow Properties
  • Oil Recovery by Immiscible Displacement
  • Performance Prediction
  • Reserve Estimate
  • Design of Water Injection
  • Reservoir Management & Water Flood Surveillance

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Who should attend?
  •  Petroleum Engineers in Academics and Field practitioners.
  • Reservoir Managers.
  •  Inexperienced engineers who need to design a water flood project.

Tuition Fee

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