Well Pressure Testing - PTRL5003

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: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Theory of transient well testing. Practical aspects of design and performance of field test instrumentation. Pressure drawdown tests. Fall-off tests. Multi-rate tests. Gas well testing. Flow-after-flow. Isochronal and isochronal modified. Interference testing. Pulse testing. Drillstem tests. Fractured reservoir tests. Analysis of multiphase flow tests. Special Project (Ref: PTRL3023)
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