Petroleoum Geology and Reservoir Engineering


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


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


  • 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


  • Evaluate oil and gas reserves using geophysical data

Type of instruction

Lectures, instructions and workshops

Extent and expected workload

150 hours



Name of examPetroleoum Geology and Reservoir Engineering
Type of exam
Written exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

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


Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science