Reservoir Characterisation - PTRL5021

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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Overview of reservoir characterisation and modelling problems. Reservoir mapping. 3D modelling. Univariate, bivariate and multivariate statistics for geological data analysis. Pattern recognition techniques. Petrophysical predictions from well logs. Introduction to petroleum geostatitsics. Variograms. Kriging. Uncertainty quantification. Stochastic reservoir modelling. Sequential simulation. Gaussian simulation. Indicator simulation. Integrating seismic attributes, well tests and production data. Constraining reservoir models with various sources of information. Reservoir upgridding and upscaling. Special Project (Ref: PTRL3013)
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