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Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

Tomsk Polytechnic University via iversity

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In this course, you will learn such concepts as oil and gas production, reservoir energy and forces, petroleum deposit drainage, development systems, well operation techniques and much more. Each participant in the course will develop an understanding of field life cycle and interdisciplinary approach to petroleum field development and operation.

Throughout the course, we will address the following topical areas:

• History of oil and gas application, international petroleum reserves
• Fundamentals of Petroleum Geology: rock cycle; oil, gas and water deposits; oil and gas composition; oil generation; prospecting for oil and gas fields
• Major exploration techniques, seismic methods, well testing; basics of reservoir engineering and modelling
• Basics of well drilling and production


Week 1: Introduction: Petroleum in Our Life

Week 2: Petroleum Geology

Week 3: Exploration Geophysics. Well Logging. Well Testing

Week 4: Reservoir Engineering

Week 5: Drilling

Week 6: Production Technology

Week 7: Enhanced Recovery Techniques

Taught by

Konstantin Maksyutin, Vitaly Merkulov and Liubov Vorobyeva


4.0 rating, based on 4 Class Central reviews

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  • Walber Lemos Luiz De Lima
    Good Course

    I positively evaluate the course.
    Didactic and relevant to the introduction to the industry.
    I am very happy to be able to do it and it will definitely help me in my professional career.
  • Anonymous
    very good course , very nice course , I like it it has a lot of money in this course very important in terms of biodiversity and living
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    It is very good to understand all the basic things in the field..this is real helpful ...i am looking forward to attend the remaining classes as soon as possible
  • Dobuol Tut Both

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