MAS309 Petroleum Production
Course description for academic year 2023/2024
Contents and structure
Flow in reservoir, wells and transport pipes. Phase relationship and separation calculation. Production process and production equipment on oil platforms. Gas-oli separator. Oil-water separation. Gas hydrates. Safety and environment.
- Can explain petroleum geology and reservoir engineering.
- Can describe production well construction.
- Can explain production process and equipment on the oil platform, included utility systems.
- Can explain phase relationship and conditions of separation.
- Can explain conditions leading to gas hydrates and how to prevent hydrate formation.
- Can manage emissions during operation.
- Has knowledge related to oil-platform safety
- Can calculate density of real and ideal gasses.
- Can sketch phase diagram.
- Can dimension separators based on capacity and desired degree of separation.
- Can apply diagrams to determine water content in natural gas.
- Can calculate the required amount of inhibitor to prevent hydrate formation.
- Can calculate the reservoir flow.
- Can calculate the reservoir well flow.
- Can calculate fluid and gas pressure losses in pipe flow.
- Can apply relevant NORSOK- standards.
- Can contribute to the public debate on energy issues.
- Can assess environmental issues related to petroleum production.
Recommended previous knowledge
Chemistry, Physics, Basic Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Mass and Energy Balances
Lectures, calculation exercises, process simulation .
Compulsory learning activities
Written exam, 4 hours.
Grade: A - E / passed; F (failed)
Examination support material
Simple calculator: Allowed calculator is Casio fx-82 (all varieties: ES, ES Plus, EX, Solar etc.).More about examination support material
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