Coalbed Methane Reservoir Analysis

Course Description

This one day, hands-on course is for individuals who are actively involved in modeling coalbed methane wells. It can also be valuable for managers who wish to understand the process and limitations of CBM reservoir modeling. The course will include a copy of Roxar’s MORE CBM Simulator, sample input files, and real world examples and problems. Topics covered include:

  • CBM Basics
  • Estimating Permeability and Porosity from Production Data
  • CBM Well Tests
  • Gas in Place Estimation
  • Example Problems
  • Conducting a History Match
  • Major & Minor Drivers
  • Identifying Barriers
  • Preparing Forecasts
  • Alternative Development Plans

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Petroleum engineers, geologists, geophysicists, investors, managers, government officials, planners and technical support staff wanting an understanding of the fundamentals for modeling coalbed methane wells. Participants are expected to have experience using reservoir simulators to solve problems and to be comfortable with spreadsheets. No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed.


0.8 (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 1-day course.

For more details, please contact us at

Location: Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Road Suite 1075
Houston , Texas 77042

Date: Jan. 11, 2011, 8 a.m. - Jan. 11, 2011, 5 p.m.