Mohd Fauzi Hamid
Semester : Semester I 2010/2011
The subject gives basic introduction to petroleum engineering. Students are introduced to various disciplines within petroleum engineering starting with the origin of oil and gas, reservoir rock characteristics, drilling, formation evaluation, well completions to production of oil and the surface facilities required.
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- Topic 1
What is petroleum engineering?, what does petroleum mean?, generation of petroleum, chemical composition of petroleum, petroleum products, fractional distillation, the first oil well, history of oil in Malaysia and production sharing contract.
- Topic 2
Topic 2Geology and Exploration
Rock types, parameters controlling petroleum occurrence, migration of petroleum, entrapment of petroleum and oil exploration methods.
- Topic 3
Rock and Fluid PropertiesReservoir rocks characteristics, porosity, permeability, rock and fluid interaction, types of reservoir, and types of reservoir drive mechanism.
- Topic 4
Drilling OperationsTypes of oil rigs, rotary drilling, well control, drilling procedures, cementing operation, directional drilling, and drilling problems.
- Topic 5
Formation EvaluationMud logging, coring, open-hole logging, cased-hole logging, logging while drilling, and formation testing.
- Topic 6
Well Completion and StimulationSetting production casing, installing the tubing, installing the christmas tree, perforating, well completion technologies, and well stimulation.
- Topic 7
Production and Surface FacilitiesFlowing wells, artificial lift, oil treating, storage and sale of oil,and saltwater disposal.