Hydrocarbon Evaluation & Interpretation

This course is important for reservoir modelers or for any geoscientist/engineers involved i

Discipline: Geology
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 4 Days

Hydrocarbon Composition and Evaluation

  • Petroleum composition and classification
  • Pressure and Temperature States


  • Measurement and Detection
  • Gas Sources
  • Factors influencing Quality and Composition: Formations, drilling, fluid movements, surface considerations

Hydrocarbon Analysis

  • Definitions and Basic Logs
  • Hydrocarbon ration Analysis
  • Gas Ratios and Geosteering
  • Fluorescence

Applications and Case Histories

  • Determination of fluid type and density changes
  • Determination of gas, oil and water contacts
  • Correlation and non-correlation in wireline logs
  • Horizontal wells and geosteering
  • Miscible flood identification
  • Fracture identification
  • DST results versus ratio analysis
  • Profiling reservoir characteristics with gas ratio and other mud logging data
  • Effects of low API oils on gas ratios
  • Effects of low viscosity/low gel strength mud on gas analysis

Geologists, petrophysicists, geophysicists; and reservoir, petroleum, and drilling engineers