Numerical Reservoir Simulation - PTRL6004

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Petroleum Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: enrolment in Petroleum Open Learning program

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Formulation of reservoir simulation equations. Explicit and implicit solution procedures. Cartesianand radial geometry. Single dimension, two-phase flow. Commercial reservoir simulation software. Planning and execution of reservoir simulation projects. Use of reservoir simulation as a management and development tool.
Reservoir simulation workshop - a series of real-world reservoir simulation problems including water and gas coning and water flood project.
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