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KE5001: FUNDAMENTALS OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides students with an overview of fundamental petroleum engineering concepts and operations. It focuses on exploration, drilling, production and reservoir management techniques used in the oil and gas industry. The purpose is to develop an understanding of the process and technology involved in the full life cycle of oil and gas from exploration to production and finally abandonment. The economic, risk, uncertainties and health and safety and environment issues associated with each process are highlighted.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Off-site Sustained Study No
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What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

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Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides students with an overview of fundamental petroleum engineering concepts and operations. It focuses on exploration, drilling, production and reservoir management techniques used in the oil and gas industry. The purpose is to develop an understanding of the process and technology involved in the full life cycle of oil and gas from exploration to production and finally abandonment. The economic, risk, uncertainties and health and safety and environment issues associated with each process are highlighted.


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Summative Assessments

1 three hour exam (80%) + continuous assessment (20%).

Formative Assessment

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