Executives with high potential, senior management, project and program managers, future project managers, engineers and technicians who wish to acquire new knowledge in this discipline.
The overall aims of this module are: Estimate the volume of such reservoirs; Understand the rock and fluid properties of a hydrocarbon reservoir; Describe the nature of the fluid flow and pressure distribution in a reservoir; Understand the effects of production/injection on recovery of reserves; Depositional processes and the environments of deposition responsible for hydrocarbon formation, migration and storage; Correlation between wells; Identify the main characteristics of hydrocarbon-bearing formations
Estimate the volume of such reservoirs;
The main chapters in this module are:
1- Components of the Earth
2- Rock types
3- Characteristics of a rock
4- Plate tectonic theory
5- Geological events
7- Primary sedimentary structures
8- Secondary sedimentary structures
9- Depositional environments
When completed this module the students should be able to:
Identify and evaluate any type of rock in the crust
Identify the main characteristics of the reservoir rocks
Identify structural and stratigraphic features
Calculate the reservoir volume and uncertainties with the geological and engineering data available at the moment
Understand the properties of rocks and fluids that produce characteristics signals
The course is composed of a theoretical component, reinforced by a component of practice using calculation and analysis exercises to consolidate theoretical concepts learned.
The students in order to receive a certificate document regarding this training in Introduction to Petroleum Engineering must have an average grade higher than 50% in all of the evaluation tests during the period of this formation. The students with Merit with average grades greater than 70% will receive a Distinction Certificate showing the high performance acquired during this training.