المواد الدراسية

This course is designed to introduce students enrolled in the higher diploma program in Occupational Safety Engineering on the risk may encountered in the petroleum and natural gas operations and how to avoid and mitigate these risks if occurred. ...
A thesis based on a research related to problems in the oil and gas industry.
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...
Introduction to directional drilling. Steps in designing well profile (kickoff point and buildup rate), Directional planning (purpose, considerations and calculations). Kickoff tools (purposes and functions), Horizontal drilling (design of BHA, max...
For Drilling Fluids: density, viscosity, gel strength, filtration, HPHT filter loss, lubricity, solids content, oil content, sand content, pH and filtrate chemical analysis. For Cement: density, viscosity, filtration, thickening time, setting time,...
Types, origins and methods of estimating pore pressure, formation fracture pressure and methods of its calculations, types, selection, and calculations of drilling fluids, casing seat selection, casing design, cementing, well completion, factors...
System of units, calculation of pressure and temperature gradients. Rotary drilling, rig components, well planning, Drill string design of conventional drilling, stress analyses (yield strength, collapse and burst calculations and biaxial stresses....
Each participating student will attend many seminars offered by the department and oil companies and will present two or three subjects in petroleum engineering and discussion will be initiated from the participating students, faculty members and...
The department will select a newly developing area in petroleum engineering for offering.
In phase 1 of the project, i.e. PGE 496, students perform the following task: the students are divided into four groups.  All groups are provided with a real data from an actual oil or gas field, similar to that which would be available to an...
Define Stress and Strain in Rocks.  Understand Rock Engineering Projects and Mechanical Behavior of Rocks.  Characterize Rock Deformation Modes, Rock Mechanical Properties (Destructive and Non Destructive), and Laboratory Tests.  Derive and Utilize...
Evaluate Projects Using Economics Decision Yardsticks Including: Profit to Investment Ratio (P/I), Discounted and Undiscounted Payout Time (POT), Net Present Value (NPV), and Rate of Return (ROR).  Classification of Energy Sources.  Define Oil...
Flow of liquids through pipelines, friction factors.  Pressure traverse and maximum capacity of the pipelines.  Increasing the capacity of pipelines.   Hydraulic gradient for lines.  Flow of gas in pipelines.  Multiphase flow and pressure traverse...
History and legislations of oil in Saudi Arabia, Oil pricing methods, Economical resources, Swing producer.  Inflation, cartel and market clearing price, Historical data for oil prices development. OPEC, OAPEC, International Energy Agency and Basic...