INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

 

Subject: PET

Course Number : 0101

Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

Course Description:

This introductory course covers sources of energy. Topics include: introduction to petroleum industry. Local, regional, national and global energy requirements are discussed. This course contains a major chapter on Economics of petroleum production, and Influence of Petroleum Economics on International Politics. The course includes: an overview of petroleum technology including geological, geophysical and geochemical prospecting, drilling mechanisms, formation evaluation, reservoir engineering, production engineering, processing, transportation, refining and petrochemicals. The course contains discussions on Reservoir rock properties (porosity permeability), Flow behavior in reservoir rocks and behavior of reservoir fluids (viscosity, density, and phase).
The course contains utilization of products, Highlights of local Petroleum industry, and the Job scope of Petroleum Technology graduates.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: GE: Physical Sciences       Non-Western  /Global 

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