Petroleum Production Engineering - PTRL5011

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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Component of the petroleum production systems. Well productivity engineering. Production from under saturated oil reservoirs. Production from two phase reservoirs. Production from gas reservoirs. Pseudo critical properties of natural gases. Gas well deliverability for non-Darcy flow. The near-wellbore condition and damage characterisation, the effect of perforating conditions on well performance. Wellbore flow performance. Well deliverability. Well head surface gathering systems. Artificial lift systems. Horizontal well production. System analysis. Production Chemistry Basics (wax, scale, corrosion, emulsions). Special Project. (PTRL 4018)
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