(First Semester 2018-2019)
Lecturer’s information:
Lecturer: PHD, Engineer: Mosab AlBredi
Email: mosabafuniv@gmail.com
Course description:
This course mainly focuses on the tests of oil and gas wells individually. The first section studies in details types of oil well tests at the stable and instable mode in addition to mathematical applications about these tests, while the second section studies tests of gas wells at the stable mode with an explanation of the mathematical equations used for these calculations as well as explanation of the graphical results. For the tests of gas wells at the instable mode, several methods were discussed in this section including time-equality test, successive flow, and other methods. The last section is dedicated for studying contamination of oil wells and criteria used to determine contamination degree in addition to the relevant mathematic applications.
Targets of the course:
1. Let the students acquire knowledge about principle of well test and how these tests are carried out at field;
2. Enabling students to comprehend and mathematically analyze results of well tests and present/visualize the data graphically;
3. Training students on solving mathematical problems relevant to the aforementioned tests as well as scientific interpretation of these results accurately;
4. Getting the students acquainted with the mathematical criteria used to determine the contaminated zone (the skin effect) adjacent to the wellbore.
Teaching language: Arabic
Language of academic books and references: Arabic and English.
Prescribed books and teaching materials:
§ Well test (the paper note)
§ Gas reservoir engineering, Al-Baath University;
§ Reservoir engineering, part-2, Al-Baath University;
§ Production engineering, part-3, Al-Baath University
Schedule of Lectures
# |
Week |
Subject |
Reading |
1 |
15/9-19/9 |
Oil well test under the stable flow mode |
First Section |
2 |
22/9-26/9 |
Processing of well test data using the binomial equation |
First Section |
3 |
29/9-3/10 |
Processing of well test data during inflow of oil containing dissolved gas in the formation |
First Section |
4 |
6/10-10/10 |
Testing of wells producing from multiple horizontal beds |
First Section |
5 |
13/10-17/10 |
Mathematic applications and problems on the above topics |
First Section |
6 |
20/10-24/10 |
Oil well tests operating under the instable mode. |
Second Section |
7 |
27/10-31/10 |
Processing of test result data of oil wells operating under the instable mode taking into consideration the additional fluid flow to the wellbore after closing the well. |
Second Section |
8 |
3/11-7/11 |
Mathematical problems and applications on well tests working under the instable mode. |
Second Section |
9 |
10/11-14/11 |
Testing of gas wells operating under the stable mode (successive flow method). |
Third Section |
10 |
17/11-21/11 |
Testing of gas wells operating under the stable mode (time-equality method). |
Third Section |
11 |
24/11-28/11 |
Testing of gas wells operating under the stable mode (modified-time-equality method). |
Third Section |
12 |
1/12-5/12 |
Testing of gas wells operating under the instable mode (successive flow method). |
Third Section |
13 |
8/12-12/12 |
Mathematical problems and applications. |
Third Section |
14 |
15/12-19/12 |
Contamination of the zone adjacent to the wellbore and methods to determine this zone |
Fourth Section |
15 |
22/12-26/12 |
Mathematical problems and applications. |
Fourth Section |
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