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Development Geology

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Successful field appraisal, development, and management require a fundamental understanding of the reservoir pore space distribution. Participants learn, through hands-on exercises, to compile a development plan that emphasizes optimal recovery. Emphasis is placed on a rock, log, and test data to distinguish reservoir and non-reservoir rock properties

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Development Geology

Successful field appraisal, development, and management require a fundamental understanding of the reservoir pore space distribution. Participants learn, through hands-on exercises, to compile a development plan that emphasizes optimal recovery. Emphasis is placed on a rock, log, and test data to distinguish reservoir and non-reservoir rock properties

who should attend

Reservoir, development, and exploration geologists; geophysicists; petrophysicists; log analysts; petroleum engineers; and experienced technicians.

Day 1

  • Introduction & Course Overview, The energy business, development projects, subsurface data
  • Scope of the energy/oil & gas business
  • Oil and gas development projects
  • Film – Partners for Progress
  • Robin Field Team Exercise 1, project activities planning
  • Petroleum Geology Introduction, exercise correlation

Day 2

  • Subsurface Models, Input Data and Concepts
  • Seismic data gathering, processing and interpretation
  • Exercises: Robin Field Exercise 2 – Field Appraisal planning
  • Structural types, traps, fault seals, maps and sections
  • Robin Field Exercise 3, Correlation
  • Clastic sedimentary environments
  • Robin Field Exercise 4, Seismic well data structural map, cross section

Day 3

Measurements and Evaluation of Subsurface Data

  • Basic well technology, horizontal wells, well data
  • Log and core data, uncertainties and mapping
  • Robin Field Exercise 5, net sand mapping
  • Carbonate reservoirs
  • Subsurface pressures, with exercise
  • Pressure exercise, Robin Field Exercise 6, Contacts

Day 4

Subsurface Development Options

  • Volumetrics, subsurface uncertainties
  • Robin Field Exercise 7 Volumetrics
  • Subsurface development planning
  • Robin Field Exercise 8, static and dynamic models
  • Field Operations, Well Deisgn, Geological Input

 

Day 5

Field Operations and Development

  • Field Operations, Well Design, Geological input
  • Field studies, examples
  • Film – Offshore Development – Troll Field (optional)
  • Robin Field Exercise 9 Surface Development Options, Project Planning, Phased Costs
  • Impact of Subsurface Uncertainty on Project Economics
  • Basic project economics and financial performance indicators
  • Exercises The Robin Field Project 10 EconomicsDetermine project economics and sensitivities using an Excel economics spreadsheet

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