Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
PET 417E Flow Through Porous Media English Compulsory /
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 6 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites PET 211E MIN DD
and PET 212E MIN DD
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Derivation of the continuity equation and the diffusion equation for single phase flow in the reservoir. Introduction to the concepts of heterogeneity and anisotropy. Steady state, pseudo steady state and unsteady state flow regimes. Definition of productivity index of wells for various well geometries and fluid types during single phase flow. Introduction to two phase flow. Definition of mobility and mobility ratio. The fractional flow curve. The displacement process in porous media and the Buckley-Leverett Equation.