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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Who is a Reservoir Engineer ?

A "Reservoir Engineer" is a professional who studies the subsurface fluid dynamics of a hydrocarbon reservoir. By the studying so, he/she attempts to

  • Estimate the quantities of recoverable hydrocarbon reserves.
  • Device the best field development plan (FDP) to exploit the reserve efficiently.
  • Predict the behavior of the field as it produces.
  • Maximize the value of the hydrocarbon resources.