Topic outline

  • Reservoir Management

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of reservoir management for petroleum engineers, geoscientists, math and science graduates, operations and technical supervisors and managers, particularly those who will become members of reservoir management or surveillance teams
    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain a comprehensive knowledge on reservoir management Employ integrated reservoir management and explain the purpose of reservoir management
      Illustrate reservoir life cycle, reservoir management input/output system, data management, sequential activities and current activities Carryout reservoir modelling and identify the dynamic value of hydrocarbon asset
      Apply decision tree approach and seismic reservoir characterization as well as describe hydrocarbon reservoirs, conventional reservoir and unconventional reservoir and unconventional hydrocarbon resources Employ economic optimization and well testing as well as increase reserves and production
      Identify the reservoir management issues and employ the reservoir management process Explain reservoir management benefits and review data captured and interpreted data
      Describe fluid-flow characteristics as well as develop and update depletion plan and wellbore utilization plan Carryout survey of performance and surveillance including some of the strategies of development and maximum production from the common fields in order to achieve the macro–oil field goals
      Evaluate opportunity, define uncertainty and employ flow and reservoir surveillance Recognize aquifer influx mechanism/direction and dominant fluid flow direction
      Employ seismic reservoir monitoring or time-lapse seismic including the applications of reservoir monitoring
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of reservoir management. It covers the integrated reservoir management and the purpose of reservoir management; the reservoir life cycle, reservoir management input/output system, data management, sequential activities and current activities; the reservoir modelling and dynamic value of hydrocarbon asset; the decision tree approach and seismic reservoir characterization; the hydrocarbon reservoirs, conventional reservoir and unconventional reservoir and unconventional hydrocarbon resources; the economic optimization, well testing, increment of reserves and production; and the reservoir management issues and reservoir management process
        During this course, participants will learn the reservoir management benefits, data captured and interpreted data; the fluid-flow characteristics, development and updating of depletion plan and wellbore utilization plan; the survey of performance and surveillance; the strategies of development and maximum production from the common fields in order to achieve the macro oil field goals; the evaluation of opportunity, definition of uncertainty and flow and reservoir surveillance; the aquifer influx mechanism/direction and dominant fluid flow direction; and the seismic reservoir monitoring or time-lapse and the applications of reservoir monitoring
        • Module 1 - Integrated Reservoir Management - 1

          Contents:
            • Reservoir Management
            • Introduction
            • Objective
            • Organization
            • Reservoir Management Input/Output System
            • Data Management
            • Sequential Activities
            • Current Activities
            • Reservoir Modeling
            • What is a Value?
            • Dynamic Value of Hydrocarbon Asset
            • Decision Tree Approach
            • Case Study
            • Overall Goals of the Team
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Integrated Reservoir Management - 2

            Contents:
              • Reservoir Managment
              • To Achieve Reservoir Management
              • Reservoir Management Team Skills
              • Introduction Reservoir Characterization
              • Seismic Reservoir Characterization 
              • Hydrocarbon Reservoirs
              • The Reservoir
              • Conventional Reservoir
              • Unconventional Reservoir
              • Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources
              • Teamwork
              • Value
              • Well Testing
              • Reservoir Management Benefits Benefits Of Reservoir Management Program
              • Reservoir Management Team
              • Data Management
              • Data Captured
              • Reservoir Description
              • Original in Place Volumes
              • Depletion Plan Development and Updating
              • Need for Improved Recovery Projects
              • Reservoir Models
              • Reservoir Issues
              • Implement and Operate
              • Operating Plan
              • Survey of Performance
              • Rank, Justify, and Fund Opportunities
              • Reservoir Management Leadership Team
              • Human Resources
              • Achieving a Quality Program
              • Opportunity Evaluation
              • Why Economics?
              • Accounting
              • Risk vs. Uncertainty
              • Definition of Risk
              • Definition of Uncertainty
              • Definitions
              • Top Reservoir Uncertainty
              • Uncertainty in HCIIP
              • Reservoir Surveillance
              • Production/Injection Surveillance
              • Aquifer Influx Mechanism/Direction
              • Dominant Fluid Flow Direction
              • Seismic Reservoir Monitoring or Time-Lapse Seismic
              • Applications of Reservoir Monitoring
              • 4D Seismic – the Concept
              • Time-lapse Monitoring
              • Geostatics and Time-Lapse Seismology
              • Time-Lapse or 4-D Seismic Monitoring
              • Video: Reservoir Management
              • Module Quiz
            • Module 3 - Integrated Information System Of Reservoir Management

              Contents:
                • Reservoir Management - Fundamentals
                • Reservoir Management Data Acquisition and Characterization
                • Well Logging
                • Core Analysis
                • Video: Core Analysis
                • Fluid Properties
                • Well Testing
                • Reservoir Management - Economics
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Data Management of Reservoir Management

                Contents:
                  • Evolution of Reservoir Management Techniques
                  • Reservoir Management
                  • Objectives of Reservoir Management
                  • Reservoir Management Tool
                  • The Modelling Process
                  • Reservoir Management Process
                  • Reservoir Charaterisation
                  • Interpretation Models
                  • Integration of Interpretation Models
                  • Reservoir Model Verification
                  • Verification of Reservoir Model Flow Behaviour
                  • Reservoir Model Flow Behaviour
                  • Reservoir Model Flow Behaviour Verification
                  • History Matching
                  • Characterisation: an Iterative Process
                  • Production Prediction
                  • Decline Curve Analysis
                  • Reservoir Simulation (1960’s to 1970’s)
                  • Reservoir Simulation (1980’s)
                  • Frequently Asked Question
                  • Implementation Through New Technology
                  • Computer Aided Production (CAP) Tools
                  • Needs of The Practising Professional
                  • Competitive Advantage
                  • Well Test Analysis
                  • The Ultimate Reservoir Management Goal
                  • Video: Reservoir Modeling and Management
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - Reservoir’s Advanced Management Strategies

                  Contents:
                    • Integrated Reservoir and Production Management
                    • The Metering System
                    • IRPM Field Cases
                    • Conclusions
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Seismic Reservoir Management

                    Contents:
                      • Introduction to Seismic Reservoir Management
                      • Reservoir Management
                      • Reservoir Management Team Skills
                      • Introduction to Seismic Reservoir Characterization
                      • Seismic Reservoir Characterization 
                      • To Achieve Seismic Reservoir Characterization
                      • How is it Integrated?
                      • Seismic Reservoir Characterization Hydrocarbon Detection and Modeling
                      • What is Seismic Reservoir Characterization?
                      • The Future of Reservoir Characterization
                      • Reservoir Characterization Categories
                      • Applications of 4C
                      • Reservoir Management
                      • Teamwork
                      • Value
                      • Opportunity Evaluation
                      • Influence Diagram
                      • Role of Reservoir Services Management to Lead Shift Toward Reservoir Management Solutions
                      • Definitions
                      • Introduction: Basic AVO Concepts
                      • What can We Expect from AVO?
                      • Rather than AVO We Should Say AVA
                      • Amplitude vs. Angle
                      • AVO Intercept and Gradient
                      • Reservoir Properties from Seismic Data (Pre-stack)
                      • Aquifer Influx Mechanism/Direction
                      • Seismic Reservoir Monitoring or Time-Lapse Seismic
                      • Applications of Reservoir Monitoring
                      • 4D Seismic the Concept
                      • Geostatics and Time-Lapse Seismology
                      • Time-Lapse or 4-D Seismic Monitoring
                      • Marine of 4-D Seismic Acquisition
                      • Differences Between Base and Repeat Surveys
                      • Classification of Gullfaks Data
                      • Quantitative Seismic Reservoir Analysis
                      • Why do We Need Quantitative Interpretation?
                      • The Essentials of Amplitude Interpretation
                      • Basic Rock Properties
                      • Seismic Reservoir Analysis 
                      • Coherence Attributes
                      • Multi-Spectral Estimates of Curvatures
                      • Reflector Convergence
                      • Fracture Analysis Using Curvature Attributes
                      • Visualization of Attributes
                      • Thin-bed Reflectivity
                      • Correction for Spurious Phase via Estimation Of Non-minimum Phase Wavelet
                      • Rock Physics Analysis
                      • AVO/LMR Analysis
                      • Spectral Decomposition
                      • Seismic Facies Classification
                      • Impedance Inversion
                      • Angle-dependent Inversion
                      • Extended Elastic Impedance Inversion
                      • Multi-attribute Analysis
                      • Video: Reservoir Characterization
                      • Module Quiz
                    • Module 7 - Economic appraisal of Reservoir Management and Economics Modelling Evaluations , Decision Making and Risk Analysis

                      Contents:
                        • Introduction to Petroleum Economics
                        • Economics Overview
                        • Why Economics?
                        • Overall Flow of Funds
                        • Calculating Project Cash Flow
                        • Cash Flow
                        • Investments
                        • Expenses
                        • Net Cash Flow
                        • NOF Summary
                        • Net Cash Flow Indicators
                        • Cumulative Cash Flow
                        • Economic Yardsticks
                        • NCF Example
                        • Discounting/Time Value of Money
                        • Guidelines for Economic Analysis
                        • Economic Yardsticks
                        • DCF Example
                        • Video: Basic Petroleum Economics
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 8 - Case Study: Heavy Oil Thermal Recovery

                        Contents:
                          • Heavy Oil Thermal Recovery
                          • Huff and Puff
                          • Steam Flood for Mid-deep Heavy Oil Recovery
                          • Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD)
                          • Case study: SAGD After Huff and Puff for Extra-Heavy Oil Extraction
                          • Cyclic Utilization of Heavy Oil Wastewater
                          • Wastewater Treatment Flow
                          • Sludge Dewatering Flow
                        • Post-Test

                          Kindly complete the post-test to assess your knowledge about the topic after the course.