Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5660343
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: Prof.Dr. MAHMUT PARLAKTUNA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2360219 , 5660218 , 5660220
Set 2: 3570219 , 3740218 , 3740220
Set 3: 3570219 , 3740216
One of the sets above should be completed before taking PETE343 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. Decline Curve Analysis. Water influx theory. Water and gas coning in oil producing formations. Characterization of fractured reservoirs.