Reservoir Geology for Petroleum Engineers

Goal:

Study the geological and engineering factors to evaluate and model the reservoir formations.

Objectives:

To help in good teamwork and communication between the reservoir engineers and reservoir geologists.

  • To give the petroleum & reservoir engineers the importance of the reservoir geology in evaluating and the principles of modeling reservoir formation by specifying the geological factors.

  • The different geological factors, which affect the engineering activities, the drilling, logging testing, completion, development and production.

  • Coordination between engineers and geologists is the main objective of this course.

Outlines:

  • The reservoir in perspective.
  • Why petroleum reservoirs of same type are different?
  • How reservoirs vary in size, configuration, distribution etc…?
  • How geological factors affect engineering activities?
  • Introduction to the seismic method.
  • Carbonate reservoirs & Sandstone reservoirs.
  • Non-marine reservoirs.
  • How does diagnosis affect reservoir character?
  • Reservoir properties.
  • Structural geology & traps.
  • Use of electric logs.
  • Cross sections & their significance.
  • How integrated geological geophysical, and engineering data / studies are used in identify & predicting reservoir rock properties.
  • Reservoir development strategies.

Who Can Benefit?

Reservoir & Petroleum Engineers, Geophysicists, Drilling Engineers, Junior Geologists & Geo-science Technologists.