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Properties of Petroleum Fluids

  • Course Code :
    PE 301
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

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Area of Study :

the course introduce the students to the various properties of petroleum reservoir fluids, lab and field identification of reservoir fluids, and prediction of phase behavior in both single phase and multi-component systems.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- To get acquainted with the various petroleum fluid types .
2- To be familiar with the lab tests used to identify different fluids.
3- To understand the properties of each type of fluid as well as its phase diagram.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- To analyze the different phase behaviors of the petroleum fluids
2- To identify the different types of reservoir fluids
3- To solve the problem of unknown reservoir fluid and determine is physical properties and composition

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- To be able to perform the required lab tests so as to know reservoir fluid type .
2- To be able to determine reservoir fluid characteristics.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Ability to work in team
2- Ability to report clearly on laboratory PVT work
3- Report writing skills and presentation skills

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction 2 Introduction
Physical properties of petroleum fluids 4 Properties of petroleum fluids Discussion of Assignments and weekly work sheets
Chemical components of petroleum fluids 2 As above As above
Hydrocarbon phase behavior 6 As above As above
Laboratory PVT Data 6 As above As above
Physical properties of gas 6 As above As above
Gas-Liquid mixtures in equilibrium 4 As above As above

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Weekly oral lectures using white board
PowerPoint presentations and data show with handouts
Short duration video tapes

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
The Properties of Petroleum Fluids William D. and Jr. McCain Tulsa

Course notes :

Available on pdf files

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