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Introduction to petroleum engineering

  • Course Code :
    PE 201
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

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Area of Study :

The course introduce the students to the various disciplines of petroleum engineering. Those disciplines include exploration, petroleum geology, drilling, reservoir engineering, and production technology. It also provides an overview of the origin of oil and gas

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Introduction to petroleum engineering

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- To get acquainted with the various petroleum engineering disciplines .
2- To be familiar with the exploration techniques.
3- To understand the rock properties and fluid properties of the reservoir.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- to use simple data and information related to course contents.
2- To apply various basic geological and engineering concepts to problem solving

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- To investigate and analyze geological information from different sources
2- To be able to solve problems related to production and drilling engineering.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Ability to work in team
2- Ability to interpret available different types of production and geological data
3- Report writing skills and presentation skills

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Introduction to petroleum engineering

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction 2 Introduction
Petroleum geology 4 Petroleum Engineering Disciplines Discussion of Assignments and weekly work sheets
Exploration tools 2 . As above . As above
Drilling and completion 6 . As above . As above
Reservoir engineering 6 . As above . As above
Production techniques 6 . As above . As above

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