T-270 - Field Development and Planning Workshop
The workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the evaluation and assessment of a discovered and appraised hydrocarbon accumulation, which will lead to a successful proposal to develop the field.
Motivated geoscientists and petroleum engineers, production technologists and to a lesser extent well engineers in their first three years of employment or first assignment.
Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Understand geological complexities in terms of depositional environment for the two main rock fabrics, i.e. sandstone and limestone, flow units, faults / compartments, reservoir (in)homogeneity
- Understand hydrocarbon in-place volume within a range of uncertainty
- Understand how rock (routine and SCAL) and fluid (PVT) properties are analyzed
- Define fluid contacts, densities, reservoir pressure (RFT)
- Estimate well productivity based on production tests, DST, net pay and rock properties
- Understand of aquifer size and connectivity to the reservoir and expected drive mechanism
- Calculate well inflow performance, required completion design and perforation strategy
- Estimate oil recovery factor
- Determine optimal spacing, field deliverability and field life
- Understand facilities and environmental issues
- Understand the basics of project economics
- Develop a field development strategy, long term field development planning and options, and uncertainty management
- Gather data to reduce uncertainties, reservoir management and surveillance plans
- Work together as a team
- Execute planning and time management.
The workshop will have six modules, spread over a period of four weeks, i.e.
- Reservoir Identification (2 days)
- Reservoir Description (3 days)
- Reservoir Characterization (5 days)
- Reservoir Planning and Development (5 days)
- Field Development Plan proposal (3 days)
- Compilation and Presentation (2 days)
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