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Baker Oil Tools

Applied Well Test Analysis


Inhouse Course
Programme
First Day:

1. Introduction Course Outline


2. Objectives and Reasons of Well Testing
- Reservoir evaluation
- Reservoir description
- Reservoir management
- Productivity well testing
- Descriptive well testing
3. Hardware Options
3.1

Downhole Equipment
- Open hole testing
- Cased hole testing
- Specialised equipment
- Downhole data acquisition
- Pressure measurement: memory gauges and SRO
- Downhole rate measurement

3.2

Surface Equipment
- Separation of flow and rate measurement
- Sampling

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Second Day:

4. Well Test Concepts


- Basics of reservoir models
- Dimensionless variables
4.1

Inner Boundary Conditions


- Wellbore storage
- The skin effect
- Fractured wells
- Partially penetrating wells
- Slanted wells
- Horizontal wells

4.2

Reservoir Models
- Homogeneous reservoir
- Composite reservoir
- Dual porosity behaviour
- Dual permeability or layered reservoirs

4.3

Reservoir Boundary Responses


- Fault boundaries
- Closed boundaries
- Pressure support boundaries

Third Day:

5. Types of Well Tests


5.1

Single well testing


- Constant rate drawdown
- Constant pressure drawdown
- Build-up tests
- Drillstem Tests
- Pulse Tests
- Specialised test methods
Gas threshold pressure testing
Minifrac testing
Vertical interference testing
Layered reservoir testing
Horizontal wells

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Fourth Day:

5.2

Multiple well testing


- Interference testing
- Pulse testing

6.

Gas Well Testing

7.

Multiphase Well Testing

8.

Interpretation Methodology
- Data validation, preparation and handling
- Diagnostic plot evaluation
- Matching and non-linear regression
- Desuperposition

General
Course Instructor:

Dr.-Ing. Lukas Ostrowski, Baker Oil Tools


Visiting Professor at TU Clausthal,
more than 15 years experience in well testing analysis
in sedimentary rocks as well as in barrier rocks.
Course language can be German or English

Course Software:

Interpret/2, Interpret 2000, Network installation as well as


single unit installations with the use of dongles is possible

Course Hardware:

PCs with printing facilities and Internet connection must


be provided by the client

Course Handouts:

Course instruction manual will be distributed at the course


beginning

Course Time Plan:

8.30 10.00 a m
10.30 12.00
Lunch Break
01.00 02.30 p m
03.00 05.00

The course content provides a reasonable combination of well testing and analysis
principles with practical applications. The analysis software is of premium quality in
the hierarchy of acknowledged software, however the learning results with this
software can be finally practiced with any analysis programme used in the industry.
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