Week 1 : Introduction, Gas Production: Upstream, Reservoir- Well Completion
Week 2 : Properties of Natural Gas: Phase Behavior
Week 3 : Well inflow performance relationship (IPR), Skin factor, Productivity Index, Gas well testing
Week 4 : Wellbore Performance: TPR Curve, Single Phase & Multi Phase flow, Choke Performance: CPR Curve,
Sonic and Subsonic Flow, Well Deliverability: Nodal Analysis
Week 5 : Natural Gas Production: Downstream, Surface Facilities,
Principle of Separator, Design of Separator: Vertical,
Two Phase Separation, Three Phase Separation
Week 6 : Natural Gas Processing: Dehydration of Natural Gas, Design of Dehydration, Sweeting Processes,
Compressor design and energy calculation
Week 7 : Transportation and Measurement, Pipeline Design
Week 8 : Flow through pipeline, issues and solutions, Unconventional Production of Natural Gas: Shale Gas, Gas Hydrates,
Coal bed Methane, Oil Shale, Pyrolysis of Carbonaceous Materials etc..
BOOKS AND REFERENCES
1. B. Guo and A. Ghalambor, Natural Gas Engineering Handbook, Gulf Publishing Company, 2005.
2. D.L. Katz and R.L. Lee, Natural Gas Engineering, McGraw_Hill, 1990.
3. B. Guo, W.C. Lyons and A. Ghalambor, Petroleum Production Engineering: A Computer AssistedApproach, Elseveir, 2007.
4. T. Ahmed and P. D. McKinney, Advanced Reservoir Engineering, Elseveir, 2005.