Production Optimisation - Using NODAL Analysis Approach


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O/59 28 Apr - 02 May Cairo 1600 USD Register Now

Course Objectives

This course provides practical instructions on design and analysis of naturally flowing oil and gas wells, as well as artificial left methods based on   Nodal analysis - concepts.

Course Modules

Module 1 Production System Analysis

  • Reservoir performance
  • Well performance equations
  • Drive mechanisms
  • Draw down or producing rate
  • IPR behavior of gas wells
  • Predicting present time IPR,3 for oil wells
  • IPR contraction for special cases
  • Water flood wells
  • Stratified formations
  • Inflow performance summary
  • Oil wells
  • Gas wells

Module 2: Flow In Pipes And Restrictions

  • Basic equations and concepts
  • Single phase flow
  • Two phase flow
  • Modification of the pressure gradient equations for two-phase flow
  • Fluid properties calculations
  • Empirical fluid properties correlations
  • Well flow correlations
  • Effect of variable on well performance
  • Pipeline flow correlations
  • Pressure drop through restrictions

 Module 3: Total System Analysis

  • Tubing size selection
  • Flow line size effect
  • Effect of stimulation
  • System analysis for well with restrictions
  • Nodal analysis of injection wells
  • Effect of depletion
  • Relating performance to well
  • Analyzing multiwell systems

Module 4: Artificial Left Design

  • Continuous flow gas lift
  • Well performance
  • Valve spacing
  • Gas lift valve performance
  • Otis design procedure
  • Submersible pump selection
  • Sucker rod or Beam pumping
  • Hydraulics pumping

Target Audience

Production, Mechanical and Chemical Engineers associated with the oil industry
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