• Course Code: PTRE201
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Petroleum Engineering Core Courses (PECC)

Course Description

Overview and history of the petroleum industry and petroleum engineering; Petroleum reserves, production and consumption statistics of the world; Structure of the petroleum industry; Composition, origin, migration and accumulation of petroleum; Oil traps. Petroleum exploration methods; Nature of oil and gas wells; Drilling History; Types of drilling rigs; Drilling equipment’s; Introduction to drilling fluids; Special problems in Drilling; Cost; Data acquisition during drilling; Reservoir properties; Reservoir pressure and evaluation; properties and behaviors of reservoir fluids; Oil and gas production; The production system, Methods of oil production; Fundamentals of oil refining.