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GL5205: MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING: PRODUCTION, RISK MANAGEMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course will provide an understanding of the management aspects of reservoir, facilities, pipeline and safety engineering in the hydrocarbon industry.  It will also give an understanding of approaches to risk management and psychology that will enhance management decision-making.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Stephen Bowden

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Geology And Petroleum Geology (GL) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

1. Reservoir models 2. Basics of production geology and the production geology toolkit 3. Reservoir heterogeneities 4. Turbidite reservoir architecture 5. Trends in reservoir management 6. Composition and properties of petroleum fluids (compresssibility of gases; phase behaviour and reservoir fluid types; fluid pressure gradients and contacts) 7. Reservoir drive mechanisms 8. Volumetric estimation 9. Undersaturated reservoirs 10. Material balance, reservoir fluid mechanics, immiscible, displacement, gas utilisation 11. Secondary Recovery 12. Situation awareness 13. Risk Perception 14. Conformity and groupthink 15. Leadership and stress at work.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

100% in course assessment including, a mixture of presentations, group work, including assignments and in some classes small class tests.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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