This course trains petroleum engineering professionals to understand the workflow concepts now prevailing in the oil industry and, therefore, prepares them fully for work in multidisciplinary teams; it is designed for those with industrial experience, as well as for recent graduates.
Modules include: Fundamental knowledge of reservoirs, fluids, production mechanisms and basic equations of flow through porous media; reservoir characterisation process and integration of knowledge from various types of data into a reservoir model; well engineering and well performance prediction (drilling, completion, nodal analysis, stimulation); simulation of the behaviour of the reservoir model and the prediction of reservoir performance; surface facilities and field development; group and individual research projects.
Course Additional Entry
A 1st Class Honours degree in science or engineering or equivalent experience. Professionals with other qualifications but a minimum of 3 years' relevant industrial experience are also encouraged to apply. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O'level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.
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