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PETE443 ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY METHODS

Course Code: 5660443
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. ENDER OKANDAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Immiscible fluid displacement mechanisms. The fractional flow formula. The rate of advance formula. Stabilized zone concept. Mechanisms and performance calculations of waterflooding and immiscible gas injection. Improved waterflooding methods. Miscible injection methods. Thermal methods: Hot water, steam and in-situ combustion. Field design parameters.