Course Information

Duration (hours)   
39
ECTs4
Practice

 Simulation

 

Instructor(s)

 Prof. Nikos Varotsis

 Dr. Vasilis Gaganis

 

Description

This course discusses various advanced issues in petroleum engineering such as fluid properties modeling by means of EoS, the Buckley-Leverett waterflooding model, gas miscibility pressure determination and the material balance method. Moreover, it is dedicated to familiarizing students with the most prominent software in the market such as CMG's suite, the IPM suite by Petex, tNavigator by Rock Flow Dynamics and Pipesim by Schlumberger.

Syllabus

1st  Lecture

EoS modeling

2nd Lecture

WINPROP

3rd  Lecture

Material balance

4th  Lecture

MBAL

5th  Lecture

Reveal principles

6th  Lecture

REVEAL

7th  Lecture

Immiscible flow

8th  Lecture

Immiscible flow

9th  Lecture

Immiscible flow

10thLecture

Miscible flow

11thLecture

Pipesim

12thLecture

tNavigator

13thLecture

Reservoir Chemistry apps

 

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.