Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2019-2020. Endringer kan komme.

Advanced reservoir simulation, theory and practical work.

Learning outcome

After completing the course the student will be able to:
  • understand the construction of a standard simulator for reservoir fluid flow
  • use an advanced simulator


Differential equations for mass conservation, Black Oil and compositional models. Discretization, finite differences. Linearization, Newton's method. IMPES, AIM and implicit solution. Solution of linear equations, direct and iterative methods. Use of a simulator for solving reservoir technical problems.

Required prerequisite knowledge

PET510 Computational Reservoir and Well Modeling

Recommended prerequisites

PET560 Improved Recovery Methods, PET565 Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of Transport Processes


Weight Duration Mark Supporting materials
Written exam1/14 hoursA - FValid calculator.

Coursework requirements

Terminal exercise

Course teacher(s)

Course teacher
Dag Chun Standnes , Pål Østebø Andersen
Course coordinator
Pål Østebø Andersen , Hans Kleppe
Head of Department
Alejandro Escalona Varela

Method of work

Lectures and mandatory computer work.

Overlapping courses

Course Reduction (credits)
Reservoir simulation (MPE750_1) 10

Open to

Only master students petroleum engineering, specialization reservoir technology.

Course assessment

Standard UiS procedures


Materiel published in Canvas at start of semester

Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2019-2020. Endringer kan komme.

Last updated: 06.12.2019