Academic Catalog

PNGE343 PETROLEUM RESERVOIR ENGINEERING I

Course Code: 3740343
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. EMRE ARTUN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3570219 | 3740216
Set 2: 3570219 | 3740218 | 3740220
One of the sets above should be completed before taking PNGE343 PETROLEUM RESERVOIR ENGINEERING I .

Course Content

Estimation of hydrocarbon pore volume and recovery factor. Classification of oil reservoirs. Reservoir performance prediction for solution gas drive, water drive, gas-cap drive, drainage and combination drive reservoirs using material balance approach. Water influx theory. Water and gas coning in oil producing formations. Characterization of fractured reservoirs. Decline Curve Analysis.