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KE5504: ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

With growing demand on energy, there is increasing need to maximise the production of oil and gas, especially from depleted reservoirs. This course examines the methods and processes of enhanced recovery of oil and provides students with the knowledge and understanding required to develop, acquire and safely integrate enhanced oil recovery technologies into field development plan and field operations. An awareness of the laboratory assessment of the effectiveness and environmental impact of different enhanced oil recovery methods is provided. The recovery of heavy oils is discussed. Throughout the course, examples are drawn from real life case studies.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 1
Session Second 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)

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Course Description

With growing demand on energy, there is increasing need to maximise the production of oil and gas, especially from depleted reservoirs. This course examines the methods and processes of enhanced recovery of oil and provides students with the knowledge and understanding required to develop, acquire and safely integrate enhanced oil recovery technologies into field development plan and field operations. An awareness of the laboratory assessment of the effectiveness and environmental impact of different enhanced oil recovery methods is provided. The recovery of heavy oils is discussed. Throughout the course, examples are drawn from real life case studies.


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Summative Assessments

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

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