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Review of basic concepts: Definition of Secondary Recovery and Enhanced Recovery according to SPE. Capillary pressure. Wettability. Interfacial tension. Relative permeability curves. Mobility ratio. Thermal, Chemical and Solvent Methods: Steam Stimulation, Steamflood, SAGD, Combustion In Situ, Alkali, Surfactant and Polymer (ASP), Polymers, Solvent injection, EOR screenign criteria, Technical challenges of EOR phase, Emerging Technologies, Future R&D directions, EOR Rate and Recovery forecasts using empirical, analytical, and simulation tools.
- Objective of the exploitation of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs
- Investment Efficiency
- Secondary Recovery and Enhanced Oil Recovery, difference of the concepts
- Ultimate Recovery Factor
- Properties affecting Ultimate Recovery Factors
- Bubble Point
- Mobility Ratio
- Capillary pressure
- Relative Permeability
- Relative Permeability Curves
- API correlations for estimating Ultimate Recovery Factor
- Steam Stimulation
- Ninka Technology
- In Situ Combustion
- Other Thermal
Chemical and Solvent Methods
- Alkalis, Surfactants and Polymers (ASP)
- Polymers Injection
- CO2 Injection
- EOR Screening Criteria
- Technical challenges of enhanced oil recovery phase;
- increasing complexity,
- cost/benefit consideration,
- facilities modifications
- personnel training
- Case Studies
- Critical Review of Emerging Technologies
- Future R&D directions
- Discussions and Case Studies
Enhanced Oil Recovery Training Course
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to select the enhanced recovery method that best suits the conditions of the reservoir which they operate and also maximise reservoir recovery at the least cost, ensuring maximum investment efficiency. Technical challenges of enhanced oil recovery phase; increasing complexity, cost/benefit consideration, facilities modifications and personnel training will be discussed. A critical review of the emerging technologies, future R & D directions will be devoted an extensive coverage. Participants will learn to forecast reservoir performance under various EOR methods employing the proper empirical, analytical, and simulation tools.
To acquire basic theory of Enhanced Oil Recovery, analyse more common methods of EOR and learn how to carry out EOR screening. Learn how to use Thermal, Chemical and Solvent methods: selection criteria, recovery targets and challenges, design considerations, case studies.
Course Delivery Approach
• This course has both theoretical and practical components. Participants will learn “How to select an EOR Method”
• Practical experience are mentioned as examples
• Participants have opportunity to discuss own particular cases
Who Should Attend
This short course is intended for all Engineers responsible for the exploitation of Hydrocarbons Reservoirs. The training is suitable for Reservoirs Engineers, managers and/or supervisors of Reservoirs Engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists, Integrated Studies Engineers and Reservoirs Simulation Engineers.
Continuing Professional Development
35 HOURS CPD