SPEI: Enhanced Oil Recovery Fundamentals Short Course

Speaker Larry Lake
University of Texas at Austin Larry W. Lake is a professor in the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin where he has taught for 24 years. He was departmental chairman from 1989 to 1997. He is the author of Petroleum and Geosciences. Lake ...


University of Texas at Austin

Larry W. Lake is a professor in the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin where he has taught for 24 years. He was departmental chairman from 1989 to 1997. He is the author of Petroleum and Geosciences. Lake is a past SPE Distinguished Lecturer and member of the SPE Board of Directors. He is also the recipient of the SPE Reservoir Engineering Award and the Lucas Gold Medal. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and received the Billy and Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Engineering Research Award from The University of Texas in 1999. Lake earned BSE. and Ph.D. degrees from Arizona State University and Rice University, respectively.

Full Description
 This course teaches an integrated version of the basics of waterflooding and enhanced oil recovery (EOR). The connection of each process to a few fundamental principles is illustrated. The course then reviews the specifics of thermal and solvent methods, relating basic principles to the results of field cases.

Topics Covered

Defining EOR
Reviewing Displacement Fundamentals
Understanding Phase Behavior
Defining Polymer Flooding
Exploring Micellar-Polymer Flooding
Using Other Chemical Methods
Analyzing Thermal Flooding
Acquiring Solvent Flooding Basics
 
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To register for  this course please go to:

www.spe.org/go/TrainingSchedule

Organizer Chiwila Mumba-Black

When?

Thu, Dec. 3, 2009
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. US/Central

Where?

SPE Houston Office Training Centre
10777 Westheimer Rd Suite 1075
Houston, TX 77077
USA

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