Course Information

Duration (hours)   

Prof. N. Kalogerakis, TUC

Dr. D. Kourounis

Dr. Christos Chatzichristos



This course is an introduction to reservoir simulation, types of reservoir simulation models, black oil models, compositional models, thermal models, reservoir simulation model set-up, gridding in reservoir simulation, block-to-block flow, wells in reservoir simulation, numerical methods in reservoir simulation, petrophysical input, pseudoization and upscaling, history matching, test cases.


Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program of the Technical University of Crete is a one-year, full-time program, designed to provide students with a scientific background in hydrocarbon exploration and skills in the practical aspects of petroleum engineering. The program begins in October, and leads to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. The program is run by the School of Mineral Resources Engineering.