DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING Graduate Program (Version 2002)

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1 DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING Graduate Program (Version 2002) COURSE DESCRIPTION PETE 512 Advanced Drilling Engineering I (3-0-3) This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of the drilling operations and the various factors affecting them. Topics covered include drilling fluid hydraulics, hole stability, penetration rate, buckling and bending of drilling strings, well trajectory control, and optimization of drilling operations. PETE 513 Advanced Drilling Fluids (3-0-3) The course provides an in-depth coverage of drilling fluids chemistry and rheology. Coverage includes both classical and evolving drilling fluid systems, clay chemistry, shale stabilization, drilling fluid additives and contaminants, and addresses the various problems and solutions related to drilling fluids. PETE 523 Well Test Analysis (3-0-3) The course provides students with the theoretical background and skills needed for well test design and analysis. Solutions of the fundamental flow equation including wellbore storage and skin for slightly compressible fluids are presented and discussed. The general buildup theory and its application to infinite and bounded reservoirs is addressed and discussed. Analysis of common well tests using recently developed methods and techniques to determine reservoir parameters of homogeneous and heterogeneous systems. PETE 524 Advanced Well Logging (3-0-3) The course provides the students with the basic and advanced skills and techniques needed to interpret modern well logs. These skills and techniques are then used for identification and evaluation of potential hydrocarbon zones from a standard suite of logs. Clean and shaly formation interpretations are covered. Computer Applications are emphasized. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor PETE 532 Well Performance (3-0-3)

2 The course provides detailed study of the inflow performance relationships and the horizontal, vertical and inclined multiphase flow correlations and mechanistic models. These are then used to determine the current and future performance of the well and the optimum size of the tubing and flow line as well as the optimum production strategy for the whole life of the well. The course emphasizes computer applications through the utilization of student-developed and commercially available software. PETE 533 Surface Production Facilities (3-0-3) The course provides a detailed description, performance analysis, and design of oil, water and gas handling facilities. Design of individual components of the production system using hand calculations is first emphasized to provide complete understanding of the physics of the various processes; then, computer programs are utilized. The course concludes with a term project. The project integrates learned material for the design of a complete surface production system. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor PETE 543 Advanced Waterflooding (3-0-3) Detailed analysis of the theory, design, and performance prediction of waterflooding of oil reservoirs. Fundamentals of rock and fluid interactions. The fractional flow equation. Linear immiscible displacement. Prediction of areal sweep efficiency using the CGM method and stream-tube models. Water injectivity in various flood patterns. Heterogeneous reservoirs. PETE 544 Natural Gas Engineering (3-0-3) The course is intended to provide students with the techniques needed to estimate gas reserves for normally and abnormally pressured gas reservoirs, water drive gas reservoirs, and gas condensate reservoirs. Production forecasting and decline curve analysis. Productivity enhancement through gas cycling. Fundamental gas flow equation and its solutions in terms of pressure, pressure squared and pseudo function. Gas well test design and analysis. Analysis of hydraulically fractured gas well tests. Gas field development including reservoir deliverability, total system analysis (inflow/outflow performance of gas wells), and optimum development patterns. PETE 545 Advanced Reservoir Simulation (3-0-3) The theory of petroleum reservoir simulation with modern modeling and prediction techniques. Finite difference representation of flow equations. Construction of grid 2

3 systems and time step selection. Modeling of multi-phase flow. Solution methods of a system of equations. PETE 551 Petroleum Economic Analysis (3-0-3) The course covers the principles of economics as applied to the petroleum industry. Economic concepts such as time value of money, profitability measures, cash flow, depreciation, cost estimation, risk and uncertainty analysis are studied in detail. Applications for screening and evaluation of small and major projects are emphasized. PETE 560 Mathematical Methods in Petroleum Engineering (3-0-3) The course covers selected topics on advanced mathematical and numerical methods and modeling in petroleum engineering. This includes numerical differentiation, integration, non-linear regression, and numerical inversion of Laplace transforms. Applications include analysis of rock properties, fluid properties, and reservoir engineering. PETE 580 Virtual Petroleum Engineering (3-0-3) The course presents real problems and scenarios that simulate a petroleum engineering office environment. A multidisciplinary approach will be the dominant approach to all presented problems. Realistic office settings and simulation of field problems will be used to enhance the learning experience. The course will emphasize problem solving and learning through well-structured assignments and class discussions. Experienced industry experts may be utilized at certain stages of the course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor PETE 590 Special Topics in Petroleum Engineering (3-0-3) Advanced topics selected from the major areas of petroleum engineering covering recent developments. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor PETE 599 Seminar (1-0-0) Graduate students working towards the M.S. degree are required to attend the seminars given by faculty, visiting scholars, and fellow graduate students. Additionally, each student must present at least one seminar on a timely research topic. Among other things, this course is designed to give the student an overview of research in the department, and a 3

4 familiarity with the research methodology, journals and professional societies in his discipline. Graded on a Pass or Fail basis. PETE 610 M. S. Thesis (0-0-6) Under the supervision of a graduate faculty member, the student selects a problem of interest to the petroleum profession. The student then researches the problem by analytical, numerical, and/or experimental means. The investigation should demonstrate adequate supervised-research skills and the ability to present results in a professional manner. The student should submit a thesis and defend it to a thesis committee. Prerequisite: PETE 599 PETE 616 Offshore Drilling Engineering (3-0-3) Offshore platforms and mobile vessels. Motion compensators and risers design. Offshore rigs and equipment. Offshore directional drilling. Wellhead and well control systems. Prerequisite: PETE 512 PETE 617 Advanced Drilling Engineering II (3-0-3) This course is intended to cover the recent advances and changes in drilling technology. Emphasis will be on the areas of horizontal and multilateral drilling and completion, slim holes and evolving drilling techniques. Optimization and cost-effective drilling practices are studied in detail with the utilization of available computer packages. Prerequisite: PETE 512 PETE 627 Automated Well Test Analysis (3-0-3) The course is intended to introduce the graduate student to the latest technology in well interpretation and design using interactive well test computer models. Common types of well tests and reservoir models, and the identification under various conditions of oil and gas wells are presented and discussed. The graduate student will demonstrate his understanding of the course material through development of a well test program to estimate reservoir parameters based on non-linear regression techniques for several reservoir models. Prerequisite: PETE 523 PETE 628 Reservoir Characterization (3-0-3) 4

5 The course is intended to provide the student with advanced concepts in geostatistics. Spacial correlation, variograms, and covariograms of petrophysical variables. Static (cores, logs, seismic) and dynamic (flow) data are used to characterize the reservoirs. Estimation of spacial distribution of variables using kriging, cokriging, and conditional simulation. Applications of geostatistical techniques to construct reservoir simulation models. PETE 635 Well Stimulation (3-0-3) The course starts with detailed discussions of the various types of formation damage, their causes and effect on well productivity. The various stimulation and damage removal methods are then introduced with detailed study of the theory, design and pre- and posttreatment analysis of sandstone and carbonate matrix acidizing. At the conclusion of the course, the student should be able to design a complete stimulation job starting from the selection of the candidate well and ending with the post-treatment performance evaluation. Prerequisite: PETE 532 or consent of instructor PETE 637 Applied Hydraulic Fracturing (3-0-3) The course provides the student with the knowledge and tools needed to design and analyze hydraulic and acid fracturing jobs. An overview of the fundamentals of rock mechanics and its application to hydraulic fracturing will be presented. Then, the data requirements and various elements of massive hydraulic fracturing treatment design are covered in detail. Finally, the design of fracture treatment using analytical tools and commercial simulators is discussed in detail. The course concludes with a term project to design a fracturing treatment and evaluate the post treatment performance of the well. Prerequisite: PETE 532 PETE 638 Artificial Lift (3-0-3) This course is designed to enable the student to first make decisions on the need for artificial lift and the best artificial lift method for any given well and field conditions; then, to design and optimize the artificial lift installation. Students taking this course are expected to be familiar with well performance evaluation and analysis. Therefore, the course concentrates on discussing the various types and applications of artificial lift methods with detailed study of the theory, design and analysis of gas lift, electric submersible pump, sucker rod pump, downhole separations and hydraulic pump installations. Recent advances in artificial lift technology will also be highlighted. Prerequisite: PETE 532 PETE 645 Fluid Flow in Porous Media (3-0-3) 5

6 The scope, objectives, and applications of the theory of fluid flow in permeable-rock media. The continuum approach to the description of pathways and barriers. Fluid flow equations for homogeneous fluids. Derivation and generalization of Darcy s law and its applications. Flow and distribution of heterogeneous fluids. Principles and applications of hydrodynamics. Prerequisite: PETE 560 PETE 648 Enhanced Oil Recovery (3-0-3) The theoretical and design aspects of enhanced oil recovery methods as practiced in postwaterflood oil reservoirs. Miscible displacement methods including dry, rich, and liquefied petroleum gas. Hot fluid injection. In-situ combustion. Chemical processes employing polymers and/or surfactants. EOR screening criteria. Prerequisite: PETE 543 PETE 649 Advanced Fluid Properties (3-0-3) Theoretical and empirical aspects of the properties of petroleum fluids relevant to petroleum reservoir calculations. Phase behavior. PVT tests and correlations. Phase equilibria. Equations of state and phase behavior calculations. Petroleum fluid characterization. Interfacial tension in multi-phase systems. Applications in reservoir simulation. PETE 670 Reservoir Rock Mechanics (3-0-3) The course provides detailed coverage of the fundamentals of rock mechanics including the theories of elasticity and failure mechanics, borehole stresses and acoustic wave propagation. Laboratory and field methods of acquiring rock mechanics data relevant to field applications are discussed in detail. The course concludes with thorough discussions of the application of rock mechanics in studying borehole stability, sand control, reservoir compaction and fracturing. PETE 685 Artificial Intelligence in Petroleum Engineering (3-0-3) The course provides coverage of both theoretical and programming aspects of artificial intelligence techniques with applications to the various areas of petroleum engineering. The basics of Expert Systems, Artificial Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic and Genetic Programming will be covered with their applications in reservoir characterization, 6

7 reservoir engineering, drilling engineering and production operations. The course is concluded with individual projects utilizing commercial software to solve real problems. PETE 699 Seminar (0-0-0) Attendance of departmental seminars given by faculty, graduate students and visiting scholars. A graduate (Ph.D.) student is expected to contribute seminars on literature searches of topics of current interest to Petroleum Engineering. Graded on a Pass or Fail basis. PETE 711 Ph.D. Pre-Dissertation (0-0-3) This course enables the student to submit his Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal and defend it in public. The student passes the course if the Ph.D. Dissertation committee accepts the submitted dissertation proposal report and upon successfully passing the Dissertation proposal public defense. The course grade can be NP, NR or IP. Prerequisite: Ph.D. candidacy Co-requisite: PETE 699 PETE 712 Ph.D. Dissertation (0-0-9) This course enables the student to work on his Ph.D. Dissertation as per the submitted dissertation proposal, submit its final report and defend it in public. The student passes this course if the PhD Dissertation committee accepts the submitted final dissertation report and upon successfully passing the Dissertation public defense. The course grade can be NP, NF or IP. Prerequisite: PETE 699 and PETE 711 7

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