Reservoir Surveillance


About the Skill Module

This skill module brings your attention to reservoir surveillance (RS) objectives, activities, and plans and the link to uncertainty.

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Target Audience

Engineers or geoscientists who will occupy the position of reservoir engineer, and any other technically trained individual who desires a more in-depth foundation in reservoir engineering.

You Will Learn

Participants will learn how to:

  • A surveillance plan's objectives must be aligned with asset specific tactical details
  • Surveillance activities must add value and they do not after reaching a certain optimum
  • How to calculate the Value of Information derived from surveillance activities
  • How surveillance activities reduce uncertainty
  • The surveillance plan must change constantly as asset objectives change
  • The impact of the production and well environment, including well construction concepts and how this impacts RS activities
  • How production allocation impacts the quality of the data and the impact of data frequency
  • Measurement principles behind oil field measurements, including concepts related to precision, accuracy, and repeatability

Product Details




Reservoir Engineering



Product Type:

Individual Skill Module




6 hours (approx.)