Petroleoum Geology and Reservoir Engineering

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Describe structure and properties of oil fields, reservoir rocks and fluids
  • Explain the mechanisms and stages of exploration, drilling, production and development
  • Describe methods of enhanced oil recovery
  • Explain multiphase flow and frontal displacement in oil reservoir

Skills

  • Make vertical and horizontal models of the oil and gas field
  • Evaluate reserves of oil depositions based on area-depth method
  • Determine physical properties of rocks by simple methods and using log analysis
  • Calculate volume of water injection based on material balance

Competences

  • Evaluate oil and gas reserves using geophysical data

Type of instruction

Lectures, instructions and workshops



Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examPetroleoum Geology and Reservoir Engineering
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titlePetroleumsgeologi og reservoir engineering
Module codeK-KT-K2-11
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science
SchoolSchool of Engineering and Science