Module Title:   Petroleum Production Engineering - 2

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG3103M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr Nejat Rahmanian

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   ENG2092M

Corequisite(s):   None

1. To provide students with a detailed understanding of petroleum production processes.
2. Analyse performance of a production well ( steady state,transient and psuedo steady state).

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, principles & theories of important petrochemical processes are explored in classroom teaching with the aid of computational software. Assessment by formal examination and coursework

Lectures:   20.00          Directed Study:   70.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   4.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   4.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Understand EOS and its application.
Develop phase diagram for specific reservoirs using software such as Aspen HYSYS.
Analyse performance of a production well ( steady state, transient and psuedo-steady state).
Calculate rock and fluid properties.
Calculate pipeline performance ( horizontal and vertical) and pressure drop acoss Choke valve.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Analyse well performance for the cases of steady state,pseudo-steady state and transient flow.
Perform pressure drop calculations for multi-phase flow in horizontal and vertical wellhead production pipes using Aspen HYSYS and manual calculations.
Convert physical quantities into different systems of units.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Use process simulation software.

  Examination - closed book 2.00 70%
  examination - closed book
  Coursework   30%
  Mini Synthesis Project based on simulation, <750 wrds.
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Supplementary: examination - closed book

Outline Syllabus:
Reservoir natural drive mechanisms.
Reservoir rock properties: porosity, permeability,permeability correlations, saturation, rock , compressibility, wettability,capillary pressure, relative permeability.
Reservoir fluid properties: classification of reservoirs, fluids, gas density, gas compressibility factor, gas formation volume factor, isothermal gas compressibility, gas viscosity, oil gravity, gas-oil ratio, oil formation volume factor, isothermal oil compressibility, oil density, oil viscosity.
Reservoir deliverability: flow regimes, inflow performance, relationship, construction of IPR curves, composite IPR of stratified reservoirs, future IPR.
Single-phase and multi-phase flow in wellbores and pipelines: flow in vertical and horizontal pipes, Darcy-Wiesbach friction factor, allowable working pressure for pipes, allowable flow velocity in pipes, general gas pipeline flow equation, pipeline efficiency and transmission factor, gas flow over hilly terrain, temperature profile in flowing gas systems, gas gathering and transport , series pipelines, parallel pipelines, looped pipelines, blowdown and purge, pressure testing, optimum pipe diameter, multiphase flow regimes, liquid holdup, tubing performance models, homogeneous-flow.
Key texts:
`Petroleum Production Systems`
M. Economides, D. Hill and C.E. Economides

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