This is the study programme for 2020/2021. It is subject to change.

The course contain items of geoscience, sources of petroleum and petroleum reservoirs, gas- and oil characteristics and PVT, material balance, reservoir flow, wellbore flow, gas injection, depletion and petroleum field production.

Learning outcome

Upon completing this course the student should have:
  • A general understanding of petroleum reservoir- and production engineering aspects.
  • In depth knowledge of; natural gas PVT behavior, material balance techniques, reservoir gas and liquid flow, wellbore flow dynamics and oil- and natural gas field production.
  • A comprehensive understanding of mathematical modeling processes


Geoscience, Structural geology, petroleum geology, Petroleum sources, PVT, Material balance, Reservoir flow, Well-bore flow, Reservoir depletion, Gas injection, Petroleum field production.

Required prerequisite knowledge



Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam1/1 A - F

Coursework requirements


Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Runar Bøe

Method of work

Lectures and project exercises.

Open to

Petroleum Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme


Literatur will be published as soon as it has been prepared by the course coordinator/teacher

This is the study programme for 2020/2021. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 05.06.2020