EOR with Emphasis on Water Alternating Gas (WAG) and Gas Processes

Course Duration: 5 days | Time: 8am to 4pm | Course Locations: Lagos, Houston, San Diego

 

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This class will help  participants understand the various EOR options and key elements of a successful Gas/WAG EOR project. An important part of planning and designing EOR projects is recognizing the importance of life cycle planning. This workshop will help participants understand how life cycle planning can enable EOR development. A brief introduction to key elements of slim tube and mechanistic simulations will be included. Sometime engineers bypassed these important tools and go straight to 3D simulations without recognizing the use of these tools to understand complex reservoir mechanisms. Several case studies will be presented. Videos will be played to compliments the lectures. Participants are encouraged to give presentations of own challenges and blockers to mature gas/WAG projects in own job
1.Introductions
2.What is EOR and why do it?
3.What are the major EOR options?
4.Understand various EOR screening parameters for key types of EOR
5.Recognise and understand factors that may influence EOR development
6.Understand key phase behaviour requirements for gas/WAG EOR study
7.Understand the various mechanisms associated with EOR such as, gravity segregation, dispersion and diffusion
8.Plan, design and carry out dynamic compositional simulation study of gas/WAG base EOR
9.An in-depth discussion about the use of 1D and 2D simulations.
10.3D full field model forecasting with gas balancing
11.Understand the role of EOR in the overall life cycle of a development
12.Recognise key risks/uncertainties associate with EOR development
13.Case study of major EOR projects from around the world will be presented. Participants presentation and feedbacks
14.Class exercise
15.If requested, we will add customization features.
16.Participants presentations and feedbacks
Oil and Gas Personnel, especially reservoir and petroleum engineers, who are interest in maximizing economic oil recovery from your fields beyond the limit of current operations. Participants are encouraged but not required to bring own laptop with Excel software installed to do class exercises.