Advanced Data Interpretation in Reservoir Engineering

Online Live Streaming Course

4 Sessions (approx 3 hrs/each) : September 17 to 20, 2024

Duration : 12 hours

Class Description:

This advanced 12 hr course delves into the methodologies essential for data integration and interpretation in reservoir characterization of unconventional reservoirs. Participants will explore the fundamentals and advanced concepts of integrating various data types, including pressure, rate, and formation data, to enhance reservoir characterization and performance analysis. Through a series of detailed sessions, case studies, and practical applications, attendees will gain the expertise needed to tackle the complexities of modern reservoir engineering, ensuring they are equipped with the latest tools and best practices for optimizing reservoir management.

Learning Outcomes:

•             Mastery of advanced data integration and interpretation techniques in reservoir engineering.

•             Ability to validate and control data quality for accurate reservoir characterization.

•             Understanding of principles for characterization of unconventional reservoirs.

•             Proficiency in utilizing pressure-transient and rate-transient analysis for improved reservoir performance.

•             Insight into real-world applications and emerging trends, enhancing strategic decision-making in reservoir management.

Target Audience:

•             Reservoir engineers, petroleum engineers, geoscientists, well test engineers, production engineers, and data scientists/analysts in the oil and gas industry.

•             Mid to senior-level professionals seeking advanced knowledge and skills in data interpretation.

•             Individuals aiming to learn data integration for reservoir interpretation.

Format: This class can be delivered in-person or online. Includes interactive discussion of real-world case studies.


•             Basic understanding of reservoir engineering principles.

•             Experience with fundamental data interpretation methods in upstream O&G.

•             Familiarity with fundamental geological and fluid properties for reservoir evaluation.

Class Outline:

Day 1: Integration and Interpretation Techniques, 3hrs

Session 1: Fundamentals of Data Integration

Sources and Quality of data, 75 mins

•             Importance of integrating pressure, rate, and formation data

o             Challenges and benefits.

o             Sources of data.

o             Gathering reliable data from well tests and reservoir monitoring

             Quality control and validation.

   Break  (15 mins)

Session 2: Data Integration and Interpretation Techniques, 90 mins

•             Petrophysical logs (GR, resistivity, porosity, etc.)

o             Integrating formation and fluid data with well test results.

o             Bottomhole Pressure and multiphase rate data measurements.

Day 2: Pressure-Rate Integration Techniques in Unconventional Reservoirs, 3 hrs

Session 3: Challenges and characteristics of unconventional reservoir systems, 75 mins

○     Flow descriptions: Darcy and diffusive flow.

•             Defining Rock quality index (RQI)

○     Characterization of multi-mechanistic flow domains.

○         Break  (15 mins)

Session 4: Completion considerations in unconventional reservoir development, 90 mins

•             Completion considerations: hydraulic fracturing trends.

o             Stimulated reservoir volume (SRV) description.

o             Complexities of multi-well development (well count, stacking and spacing scenarios).

Day 3: Pressure-Rate Integration Techniques in Unconventional Reservoirs, 3 hrs

Session 5: Rate-Transient Analysis (RTA), 75 mins

•             Overview of RTA for unconventional reservoirs.

o             Forecasting production behavior using RTA.

o             Case study 1: ‘RTA for evaluation of productivity’.

o                 Break  (15 mins)

Session 6: Pressure-Transient Analysis (PTA), 90 mins

•             PTA: Drawdown and buildup tests.

o             Superposition principles and type curve matching.

o             Case study 2: ‘Pressure buildup in unconventional reservoirs: friend or foe?’

Day 4: Integration methods, Emerging Trends and Future Developments, 3hrs

Session 7: Pressure-Rate Integration, 90 mins

•             Combining PTA and RTA for comprehensive reservoir characterization.

o             Case Study 3: ‘PTA and RTA  for diagnostics of well performance.’

o                 Break  (15 mins)

Session 8: Real-World Applications, Emerging Trends and Future Developments, 75 mins

•             Lessons learned and best practices

o             Future developments in reservoir interpretation

o             Wrap- up

Participants will engage in interactive discussions and practical examples throughout the course. The goal is to equip them with advanced skills for effective data integration and interpretation in complex reservoir scenarios

17 September 2024

Live Streaming

Reservoir Engineering, Production, Data Science, Production & Reservoirs


USD 1950 + IVA

Starts: 17 September 2024

Ends: 20 September 2024

12 Hours

Live Streaming

Reservoir Engineering, Production, Data Science, Production & Reservoirs


USD 1950

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