Course Information

Duration (hours)    39
ECTs 5
Practice Simulation
Instructor(s)

Dr. Christos Chatzichristos, N.C.S.R "Democritus"

 

Description

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.

 

Syllabus

1st  Lecture

Why Reservoir Simulation

2nd Lecture

Fundamentals of Reservoir Simulation

3rd  Lecture

Formulation of equations describing fluid flow in porous media

4th  Lecture

Formulation of well equations

5th  Lecture

Discretization of flow equations

6th  Lecture

Solution of the discretized equations

7th  Lecture

Building a reservoir model in Eclipse

8th  Lecture

Building a reservoir model in Eclipse

9th  Lecture

Building a reservoir model in Eclipse

10thLecture

Exercises

11thLecture

Exercises

12thLecture

Exercises

13thLecture

Project

 

 

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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.