Future University In Egypt (FUE)
Future University is one of most promising private universities in Egypt. Through excellence in teaching, research and service, Future University strives to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that prepares our graduates to be future leaders.
mainLogo
90th Street
New Cairo
Egypt

Course List

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

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

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

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

For further information :

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

Physical properties of petroleum fluids; chemical components of petroleum fluids. Elementary phase behavior; calculations of the physical properties of gases, liquids, and gas-liquid mixtures in equilibrium.

For further information :

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Acquire with the various petroleum fluid types
2- Recognize with the lab tests used to identify different fluid type and behaviour.
3- Explain the properties of each type of fluid as well as its phase diagram.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyse the different phase behaviours of the petroleum fluids
2- Solve the problem of unknown reservoir fluid and its physical properties and composition

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Perform the required lab tests so as to know reservoir fluid
2- Identify the different types of reservoir fluids

d. General and Transferable Skills:

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

For further information :

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction 3 Introduction
Physical properties of petroleum fluids 6 Properties of petroleum fluids Discussion of Assignments and weekly work sheets
Chemical components of petroleum fluids 6 As above As above
Hydrocarbon phase behavior 9 As above As above
Laboratory PVT Data 9 As above As above
Physical properties of gas 9 As above As above
Gas-Liquid mixtures in equilibrium 3 As above As above

For further information :

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

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

For further information :

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 5.00
Final Exam 40.00 15
Midterm 30.00 7
Quizzes 10.00 5
Reports 5.00 5
Weekly tutorials and attendance 10.00 1

For further information :

Properties of Petroleum Fluids

Books:

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

Course notes :

Available on pdf files

Web Sites :

www.spe.org

For further information :

Follow us on

Visit the Faculty

ADS