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Summer Short Course Series

Date(s):July 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015
Location: Green Earth Sciences
367 Panama
(650) 725-9835

Registration available in Spring 2015.

The following courses to be offered:


This course will cover both fundamentals and selected advanced topics in reservoir simulation. It is intended for simulation users who wish to strengthen their understanding of the fundamentals of this technology. The emphasis of the course is on the mathematical description and physical understanding of the underlying equations. Though the emphasis of the course is not on the actual use of a simulator, the practical implications of many of the concepts will be discussed.

Date: July 20 - 24, 2015
$4,000 USD


This course will cover both the philosophy and the practice of well test analysis and design, in the context of modern, computer-aided approaches. The course will use a series of real well test examples. These examples include a wide variety of different kinds of tests from operating fields worldwide. Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on practice using computers during the course, and may also bring along data of their own for discussion or investigation.

Date: August 17 - 19, 2015
$1,200 USD  


Steam injection, and thermal recovery in general, remains the most popular enhanced oil recovery method. This course is intended to cover thermal recovery principles and practice from analytical models for vertical wells to the latest information on horizontal wells. Both steam injection and in-situ combustion methods are examined. The course consists of lectures and examples worked in class.

Date: August 24 - 27, 2015
$2,600 USD


All events in this series