Rate Transient Analysis (RTA)

Production Data Analysis for Unconventional Reservoirs (with Multiphase Flow & Geomechanics)

This course provides attendees with a comprehensive methodology for well performance analysis with specific focus on unconventional oil and gas. The approach combines the use of several powerful techniques and will illustrate the practical aspects of production data analysis.

    Chapter 1 - Introduction to Modern Production Data Analysis

    1.01 Introduction to Modern Production Data Analysis

    Chapter 2 - Fundamentals of Rate Transient Analysis

    2.01 Pressure Transient Analysis Fundamentals Quiz: 2.01 Pressure Transient Analysis Fundamentals

    2.02 Flow Regimes Quiz: 2.02 Flow Regimes

    2.03 Region of Investigation Quiz: 2.03 Region of Investigation

    2.04 RTA 101 - The Conceptual Production Decline Curve Quiz: 2.04 RTA 101 - The Conceptual Production Decline Curve

    2.05 Flowing Material Balance 1 - Single Phase Oil Quiz: 2.05 Flowing Material Balance 1 - Single Phase Oil

    2.06 Fluid Flow Solutions as Decline Equations Quiz: 2.06 Fluid Flow Solutions as Decline Equations

    2.07 Type Curves Quiz: 2.07 Type Curves

    2.08 Principle of Superposition Quiz: 2.08 Principle of Superposition

    2.09.a Managing Pressure Dependent Rock and Fluid Properties - Gas Properties

    2.09.b Managing Pressure Dependent Rock and Fluid Properties – Pseudo Pressure

    2.09.c Managing Pressure Dependent Rock and Fluid Properties - Pseudo-Time

    2.09.d Managing Pressure Dependent Rock and Fluid Properties - Advanced Formulations Quiz: 2.09.d Managing Pressure Dependent Rock and Fluid Properties - Advanced Formulations

    2.10 The Flowing Material Balance II – Single Phase Gas Quiz: 2.10 The Flowing Material Balance II – Single Phase Gas

    2.11 Modeling and Forecasting Quiz: 2.11 Modeling and Forecasting

    Chapter 4 - Probabilistic Rate Transient Analysis

    4.01 Introduction

    4.02 Probabilistic Type Curves I- Empirical Type Curves

    4.03 Probabilistic Type Curves II- Model-based Type Curves

    4.04 Probabilistic Modeling I- Monte Carlo Simulation

    4.05 Sampling the Parameter Space

    4.06 Probabilistic Modeling II - Probabilistic History Matching