PETE 4273 - Petroleum Production Operations
Prerequisite(s): PETE 2103 .
Properties of oil and gas; classification of crude oil and natural gas; definition of gas-oil ratio (GOR); productivity index; formation volume factor; production systems; fluid flow and pressure distribution around a well; well completions; types of completion equipment; well drilling and perforating systems; petroleum production methods; natural flow and artificial lift systems; surface analysis of lift system performance; work-over techniques and well stimulation; sand control techniques; surface operations; valves; safety systems; flow lines; gathering systems; separation and treatment of well fluids; fluid measurement for sales transactions; transportation of oil and gas; principles of petroleum economics.
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