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Introduction to Petroleum Engineering (INT01)


    This course develops an understanding of the technologies and applications of modern petroleum engineering. It addresses engineering issues ranging from initial involvement in exploration to production optimisation challenges. It is considered a primary course prior to specialised training programs.

    Course Level: Foundation / Skill
    Instructor: Gioia Falcone

    Designed for you, if you are...

    • A manager, engineer, geologist, geophysicist, chemist or physicist working in E&P or for a service company with limited background in petroleum engineering

    How we build your confidence

    With a sequential approach to field exploration, appraisal and development, you will move from the static characterisation of the reservoir to the dynamic characterisation of fluid flow through the entire production system, in order to appreciate the role of petroleum engineering within the larger picture of E&P activities.
    The course includes class discussions of field problems and short films.

    The benefits from attending

    By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

    • The fundamental concepts involved in exploration and petroleum engineering activities
    • The wide range of exploration geology, drilling and production techniques used by the petroleum industry


    • Petroleum geology and reservoir types
    • Tools for exploration and field appraisal
    • Reservoir fluid and rock properties
    • Drilling and completions
    • Subsurface fluid flow
    • From hydrocarbons in place to production
    • Reserves evaluation and determination of recovery factor

    Customer Feedback

    "Good overview of a wide range of topics." - Portfolio Expert at OMV

    "I liked the way of discussion and explanation of the topics" - Project Engineer at OMV




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