ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Reservoir Simulation Engineering

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About the course

This course is designed to provide the delegates with the main features of reservoir simulation engineering. The course addresses all aspects of reservoir simulation engineering starting from the concept and up to the special topics used for modeling practices. Delegates will have a solid understanding on building the reservoir simulation model and conducting a reservoir simulation study for better field development plan.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of reservoir simulation engineering
  • Learn how to build a reservoir simulation model
  • Learn how to run and conduct a reservoir simulation study
  • Gain sufficient knowledge on enhanced oil recovery simulation studies
  • Gain sufficient knowledge on fractured reservoir simulation modeling applications
  • Understand Field Development Plan Concept

Course Outline

### Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Importance of Reservoir Engineering
  • Reservoir Types
  • Reservoir Drive Mechanisms
  • Reservoir Rock Properties (Porosity, Permeability, Capillary Pressure)
  • Reservoir Fluid Properties
  • Initial Oil in Place Calculations
  • Reserve and Ultimate Recovery Factor
  • Reservoir Life Cycle

Day 2

  • Reservoir Simulation Features
  • Reservoir Simulation Concept
  • Reservoir Simulation Applications
  • Types of Simulators
  • How to build the Reservoir Simulation Model?
  • In-put/Output Data
  • Modeling Overview

Day 3

  • Running the Simulation Study
  • Initialization
  • History Match
  • Prediction

Day 4

  • Reservoir Simulation with Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Compositional Simulation Model
  • Fluid Characterization
  • EOR Simulation Modeling

Day 5

  • Fractured Reservoirs Modeling
  • Modeling Parameters
  • Dual Porosity/Dual Permeability Modeling
  • Simulation Field Cases

## Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for junior and experience reservoir, simulation or peroleum engineers in addition to other geoscientists who seeks to have more knowledge on reservoir simulation engineering aspects.

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