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February SPE-WA Lecture; Rock Typing: A Key Parameter in Reservoir Simulation

February 27, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm


This is a one-hour Lecture about significant role of Rock Typing in reservoir modeling. The Lecture is a concise version of a 2-day course entitled: Applied Rock Typing; concentrating on the landing points of rock typing in reservoir simulation.

Rock Typing is discussed as an essential part of dynamic reservoir modeling; providing a distinction between different rock groups in contribution to fluid flow in the reservoir. It is demonstrated that Rock Types take the prime role in the static and dynamic definition of the reservoir, history matching process, well planning, and more. The presentation is associated with practical examples from case studies.


Speaker:  Nabi Mirzaee,   Petroleum Engineering Advisor, Browse Energy

Nabi Mirzaee has 35+ years of experience in reservoir and petroleum engineering, reservoir evaluation, simulation of hydrocarbon reservoirs, field development planning, training, and project management of full-field studies. He is experienced in various types of hydrocarbon accumulations: conventional oil, gas, gas-condensate, heavy oil, carbonate, and clastic reservoirs through direct involvement in the conduction of over 20 full-field studies (+40 reservoirs) of Iranian and international hydrocarbon resources. Nabi is proficient user of reservoir simulation packages; Petrel Reservoir Engineering, Eclipse, CMG, familiar with tNavigator, and reservoir engineering software packages. He is currently is a Petroleum Engineering Advisor for Browse Energy.


February 27, 2018
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm


Abbas Khaksar
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Old Perth Boys School (Curtin University Perth CBD)
139 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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