ENGR 4530 - Reservoir Engineering

Fundamental equations of fluid flow through porous media, reservoir material balances, aquifer influx, well testing, and decline curve analysis. Methods for forecasting reservoir performance are covered using analytical models, enhanced oil recovery methods, numerical simulation of improved recovery processes, and reservoir aspects of horizontal wells. 150 minutes lecture/discussion and 150 minutes laboratory per week. Prerequisites: MATH 2320 or 2520, and GEOL 4060, both with a grade C- or better. Enrollment Requirements: Main Campus Prerequisite: MATH 2320 or 202 or 2520 or 232, GEOL 4060 or 406 or ENGR 351 all with C- or better or consent of instructor.
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