PGE 251: Introduction to Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

The importance and history of petroleum and natural gas.  Origin, formation, migration and accumulation of petroleum and natural gas. Introduction to chemistry of petroleum.  Classification of petroleum and natural gas.  Introduction to petroleum and natural gas reservoirs geology, rocks and fluids properties.  Introduction to petroleum and natural gas exploration and well drilling engineering.  Introduction to natural gas engineering.  Petroleum and natural gas reserves estimation.  Introduction to petroleum production engineering, transportation and refining of petroleum.  Offshore pollution by petroleum.
(Textbook: Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Overview: For Non Specialists by Musaed N. J. AlAwad)

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