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Simulation Software

Training Schedule

Houston, Texas, USA

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CMGSIMULATIONSOFTWARETRAININGSCHEDULEHOUSTON2018
JanuarythruJune2018
January

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 CMGReservoirSimulationModelCreation&Analysis

7 8 9 10 11 12 13

usingBUILDER&RESULTS
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AssistedHistoryMatching,Optimization,Sensitivity
28 29 30 31
Analysis&UncertaintyAnalysisusingCMOST
February

S M T W T F S

CreatingPVTModelsforIMEXGEM&STARSusing
1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10

WINPROP
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
ReservoirSimulationofShaleGas&TightOil
25 26 27 28
reservoirsusingIMEX,GEM&CMOST
March

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 ReservoirSimulationofThermalEORProcessesusing

4 5 6 7 8 9 10
STARS&CMOST
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 ReservoirSimulationofChemicalEORProcessesusing

STARS&CMOST

April

S M T W T F S

ReservoirSimulationofMiscibleGasInjectionEOR
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

ProcessesusingGEM&CMOST
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21

IncludingCoupledGeomechanicsinReservoir
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

SimulationusingGEOMECHinGEMorSTARS
29 30

May
S M T W T F S
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12

13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 Registration:
June Email:trainingusa@cmgl.ca
Phone:(281)8728500Fax:(281)8728577
S M T W T F S
**Allcoursesarefrom8:30a.m.until4:30p.m.
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Payment:
Invoiceishandedoutthelastdayofclass.Paymenttypes:
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check,cash,Visa,MasterCard,moneyorder,bankwireto
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 CMG.
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CMGSIMULATIONSOFTWARETRAININGSCHEDULEHOUSTON2018
JulythruDecember2018
July
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 CMGReservoirSimulationModelCreation&Analysis

8 9 10 11 12 13 14 usingBUILDER&RESULTS

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AssistedHistoryMatching,Optimization,Sensitivity

29 30 31
Analysis&UncertaintyAnalysisusingCMOST
August
S M T W T F S

CreatingPVTModelsforIMEXGEM&STARSusing
1 2 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WINPROP

12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
ReservoirSimulationofShaleGas&TightOil

26 27 28 29 30 31
reservoirsusingIMEX,GEM&CMOST

September

S M T W T F S
1 ReservoirSimulationofThermalEORProcessesusing

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 STARS&CMOST
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22


23 24 25 26 27 28 29 ReservoirSimulationofChemicalEORProcessesusing

30 STARS&CMOST
October
S M T W T F S
ReservoirSimulationofMiscibleGasInjectionEOR

1 2 3 4 5 6
ProcessesusingGEM&CMOST
7 8 9 10 11 12 13

14 15 16 17 18 19 20

IncludingCoupledGeomechanicsinReservoir
21 22 23 24 25 26 27

28 29 30 31 SimulationusingGEOMECHinGEMorSTARS

November
S M T W T F S
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 Registration:
December Email:trainingusa@cmgl.ca
Phone:(281)8728500Fax:(281)8728577
S M T W T F S **Allcoursesarefrom8:30a.m.until4:30p.m.
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9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Payment:
Invoiceishandedoutthelastdayofclass.Paymenttypes:
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23 24 25 26 27 28 29 CMG.
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CMG SIMULATION SOFTWARE TRAINING HIERARCHY

CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis


using BUILDER & RESULTS

Creating PVT Models for IMEX GEM & STARS using


WINPROP

Assisted History-Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity


Analysis & Uncertainty Analysis using CMOST

Reservoir Simulation of Shale Gas & Tight Oil Reservoir Simulation of Miscible Gas Injection EOR
reservoirs using IMEX, GEM & CMOST Processes using GEM & CMOST

Reservoir Simulation of Chemical EOR Processes using Reservoir Simulation of Thermal EOR Processes using
STARS & CMOST STARS & CMOST

Including Coupled Geomechanics in Reservoir


Simulation using GEOMECH in GEM or STARS
CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis
using BUILDER & RESULTS
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This three-day course is designed for engineers, geologists or other technical personnel who want to create and
analyze the results of black oil simulation models run in CMG`s IMEX reservoir simulator. Knowledge of basic
reservoir engineering concepts is recommended.

ABOUT THE COURSE


The course will introduce the latest technology in pre and post-processing capabilities for CMG reservoir
simulators. These include BUILDER, which handles the bulk of data preparation for CMG`s black oil (IMEX),
compositional (GEM) and advanced thermal/chemical process (STARS) simulators. Basic input data such as
geological maps, PVT data, core analysis, production data, and perforation/completion events are imported into
BUILDER to create a complete dataset for the IMEX simulator. Acceptable formats for each type of data will be
described. Analytical correlations for PVT and relative permeability curves will also be used for missing data.
Participants will learn how to use the pre-processor to convert the raw data into an IMEX datafile. The converted
datafile will be validated and processed by IMEX to generate output and graphic files. Participants will also learn
how to use Results 3D and Results Graph to view the simulation output. This course will provide participants
enough information and techniques to fully master the basic and advance features in Builder/Results to achieve
optimum data designs and presentations.

COURSE CONTENT
Introduction to Builder, different map formats (Cartesian, orthogonal or non-orthogonal corner point
grids).
Interpolation and editing of reservoir properties, adding/deleting wells including vertical and horizontal
wells.
Adding aquifers, PVT data, relative permeability curves, and smoothing/adjusting data graphically.
Analytical correlations used in preparing PVT data, rock/fluid properties.
Defining oil/water contacts, setting reference pressure, selection of different initialization methods.
Create recurrent well data and production history files based on general field production data.
Defining well perforations and creating restart records for prediction runs.
Validate data, test runs, and review results using Results 3D and Results Graph. Create different view files,
session files, multiple plots, and export Excel style reports.
Advanced Builder/Results applications
Use of formulae to create new variables, generate sectors, and assign different properties.
Use of different geostatistical methods to generate distributions based on Log data.
Grid upscaling.
Using build-up permeability estimation, relative permeability smoothing, and end point scaling.
Scripting for multiple geostatistical realizations.
Handling complex well configurations (e.g. multilateral wells, property modification, and/or grid
refinements around wells).
Learning different process wizards and advanced presentation skills such as streamlines, iso-surfaces,
vectors, and color scaling.
Different plotting techniques will be discussed including rate versus cumulative production plots, axis
scaling, property versus distance plots, report (tables) generation, customized reports and templates, etc.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES none.
LOCATION FEE
450 Gears Road, Suite 600 $1,500 USD per person
Houston, Texas 77067
Assisted History-Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis
& Uncertainty Analysis using CMOST
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This two-day course is for the experienced reservoir simulation engineer or other technical personnel who would like to
learn the techniques of Sensitivity Analysis, Assisted History-Matching, Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis. Users
should be familiar with the use of BUILDER to create and edit CMG reservoir simulator models (IMEX, GEM or STARS).

ABOUT THE COURSE


CMOST is CMGs Sensitivity Analysis, automated History Matching, Optimization, and Uncertainty Assessment software
and is designed to work with all three of CMGs reservoir simulators (i.e. IMEX, GEM & STARS). This course introduces
these four tasks from the practical application perspective. The theoretical basis of optimization algorithms is lightly
covered with the focus being on the application of the software to real world problems.

COURSE CONTENT
Introduction to the four components of the CMOST:
Sensitivity analysis.
History matching.
Optimization.
Uncertainty assessment.
Introduction to the CMOST Studio, explain how to create the CMOST data files, i.e. master data set, and task file.
Exercise and tutorial.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS

LOCATION FEE
CMG Training Center $1,000 USD per person
Paragon Center One (Including Course Materials)
450 Gears Road, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77067
Creating PVT Models for IMEX, GEM & STARS using
WINPROP
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This two-day course is for engineers or other technical personnel who would like to use WinProp to predict phase behavior
of reservoir fluids as well as characterize these fluids for reservoir simulation. Some knowledge of reservoir fluids phase
behavior is recommended.

ABOUT THE COURSE


WinProp is CMG's equation of state (EOS) multiphase equilibrium and properties simulation program. This course will
discuss techniques for characterizing the heavy ends of a petroleum fluid, lumping of components, matching laboratory
PVT data through regression, simulation of first and multiple contact miscibility, and phase diagram generation. This
course will also present a comprehensive description of the steps involved in tuning an EOS to obtain a fluid model
suitable for inclusion in CMGs IMEX, GEM and STARS reservoir simulators. Participants will learn how to use laboratory
measured data to tune the EOS for use in reservoir simulation. All this will be followed by discussions on the analysis of
the results generated by WinProp.

COURSE CONTENT
Introduction to WinProp to be used as phase behavior calculations.
Techniques in splitting, lumping and grouping of heavier hydrocarbons.
Use of Multi-phase Flash calculations and creation of Phase Envelopes.
Matching of various laboratory experiments and EOS tuning by regression, including:
o Saturation Pressure
o Gas-Oil Ratio (GOR)
o Swelling Test
o Liquid Drop-Out from a Gas Condensate
o Determination of Minimum Miscibility Pressure (MMP) and Multi-Contact Miscibility (MCM)
o Differential Liberation (DL) and Constant Composition Expansion (CCE)
o Viscosity as a function of Pressure and/or Temperature
Output of different Fluid Model types for Black-Oil (IMEX), K-Value (STARS), and Compositional (GEM)
PVT lab experiment matching using regression technique.
Using tuned EOS to create PVT data file for IMEX, GEM and STARS simulator.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS

LOCATION FEE

CMG Training Center $1,000 USD per person


Paragon Center One (Includes Course Materials)
450 Gears Road, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77067
Reservoir Simulation of Shale Gas & Tight Oil
Reservoirs using IMEX, GEM & CMOST
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This three-day course covers shale gas and Tight Oil reservoir simulation using CMGs compositional
simulator GEM, and techniques of History Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis, and Uncertainty
Assessment using CMGs post-processing software CMOST. This course is designed for engineers,
geologists and other technical personnel undertaking basic or advanced shale gas reservoir simulation. A
basic reservoir engineering background in shale gas is required with little or no reservoir simulation
experience.

ABOUT THE COURSE


GEM. Shale gas and Tight Oil reservoir theory and simulation concepts will be discussed along with
practical and applied approach of history matching and optimization techniques using CMOST. This
course also includes instruction on CMG's Builder software, which handles the bulk of data preparation
for compositional simulation (GEM) for unconventional reservoirs. Basic raw data such as geological
maps, fluid. The course will introduce the latest technology in compositional simulation using the CMG
simulator composition data, core analysis, production data, perforation/completion events, and
microseismic data are imported into Builder to create a complete dataset for the GEM simulator.

COURSE CONTENT
Introduction to Builder preprocessor features.
Grid creation using maps and Rescue import from geological software.
Input of shale gas reservoir characteristics including adsorption data for a multiple component
system.
Input data for multiple permeability system.
Preparation of rock/fluid properties using analytical correlations.
Discussions on well configurations: vertical, horizontal, multilateral, etc.
Modeling of hydraulic fracture and natural fracture networks in shale gas reservoirs using the
fracturing wizard in Builder.
Incorporating microseismic data into fracture modeling.
Exercises which demonstrate Sensitivity, History Matching and Optimization using CMOST for an
unconventional data set.
Validate data and run simulation datasets, review results using Results 3D and Results Graph.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS
Assisted History-Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis & Uncertainty Analysis using
CMOST

LOCATION FEE
450 Gears Road, Suite 600 $1,500 USD per person
Houston, Texas 77067 (Including Course Materials)
Reservoir Simulation of Miscible Gas Injection EOR
Processes using GEM & CMOST
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This three-day course is for engineers or other technical personnel who would like to learn the techniques
of Enhanced Oil Recovery by CO2 injection in the miscible flood process. The knowledge of using WinProp
and incorporating lab measured data to create an EOS based fluid model is a prerequisite, as well as some
simulation experience, preferably compositional modelling. Participants should be familiar with using
CMG's Builder/Results software.

ABOUT THE COURSE


The course will introduce the method of creating PVT data for miscible floods for both simulators IMEX
and GEM. Participants will learn how to create a 1D model to simulate core studies using GEM and
history match core flood lab data. An EOR scenario of miscible CO2 injection to a 3D miscible WAG
(water alternate Gas) model in GEM will be created. Also 3D pseudo-miscible flood model in IMEX will
be built to model WAG process in the same 3D reservoir model. Participants will then compare the
results obtain with IMEX and GEM. Finally, participants will use CMOST to optimize WAG process in a
single 5-spot model.

COURSE CONTENT
PVT requirements for miscible floods in IMEX and GEM.
Create a 1D simulation model in GEM and history match core studies for miscible floods.
Create a pseudo-miscible 3D simulation model in IMEX.
Create a 3D compositional miscible flood simulation model in GEM.
Run EOR cases using CO2 miscible flood in IMEX and GEM and compare the results.
Tuning some numerical parameters in GEM to enhance the run performance.
Use of CMOST, CMGs history matching and optimization tool, to optimize WAG process in a
single 5-spot model.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS
Assisted History-Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis & Uncertainty Analysis using CMOST

LOCATION FEE
CMG Training Center $1,500 USD per person
Paragon Center One (Including Course Materials)
450 Gears Road, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77067
Reservoir Simulation of Chemical EOR Processes using
STARS & CMOST
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This three-day course is designed for engineers, geologists, or other technical personnel who would like to learn about the
details of chemical flooding simulation with alkaline, surfactants, and/or polymers (ASP) using CMG's Advanced Process
and Thermal Simulator STARS. Participants should have basic CMG Builder/Results skills and/or experience using CMG's
STARS to maximize understanding of the processes.

ABOUT THE COURSE


The course will introduce the basic concepts of chemical flooding and how to simulate this process using the advanced
reservoir simulator, STARS. The topics will progress from laboratory design through simulations to field implementation.
Combining laboratory evaluations with the proper numerical simulation technology will greatly enhance the planning of
a successful chemical flooding process. Additionally, the course will also introduce other chemical EOR techniques like in
situ gelation and low salinity water flooding. CMGs Builder and Results packages will be used extensively to create,
modify data, and analyze the results. Hands-on exercises from laboratory matching to field-scale simulation will be
included to assist users in building a typical chemical flooding dataset.

COURSE CONTENT
Basic theory of chemical flooding.
Concepts of laboratory evaluations:
o Water/oil relative permeability curve changes (interpolation based on composition).
o Phase behavior and lowering of the interfacial tension.
o Coreflood design and evaluation.
Construct a STARS simulation dataset to history match an actual laboratory experiment of an ASP core flood.
Use of CMOST, CMG's assisted history matching tool, to match the ASP core flood experiment results.
Scale up to field size simulation models.
Optimize the design of a chemical flood using CMOST.
Introduction to the low salinity water flooding process. An overview of the workflow to mechanistically model
this process in STARS.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS
Assisted History-Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis & Uncertainty Analysis using CMOST

LOCATION FEE

CMG Training Center $1,500 USD per person


Paragon Center One (Including Course Materials)
450 Gears Road, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77067
Reservoir Simulation of Thermal EOR Processes using
STARS & CMOST
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This three-day course is designed for engineers, geologists or other technical personnel who would like to learn the
basics of CMGs Advanced Process and Thermal Simulator STARS. Students should have completed the two-day
Introduction to Builder/Results Training Course or have hands-on experience using Builder/Results software to learn the
STARS simulation applications.

ABOUT THE COURSE


The course will introduce concepts of the STARS simulator with emphasis on component design and other advanced
features available in STARS. The individual should be familiar with simulation work and have some practical experience
in simulation. CMGs Builder/Results software will be used extensively to create, modify data and analyze results.
Several hands-on exercises will be included to help new users build thermal EOR STARS-simulation models.

COURSE CONTENT
STARS simulator features and applications
o Component concepts and specific functions unique to STARS including reaction kinetics, solid handling,
adsorption and others
o Review of Builder/Results to input and analyze simulation data
Thermal EOR Simulation
o Steamflooding
o Cyclic Steam Stimulation
Numerical Tuning to optimize STARS performance
Use CMOST to history match and optimize a single well cyclic steam stimulation
Advanced Well Modelling in STARS
o FlexWell for modelling transient segregated flow in horizontal wells equipped with multiple tubing
strings

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS
Assisted History-Matching, Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis & Uncertainty Analysis using CMOST

LOCATION FEE

CMG Training Center $1,500 USD per person


Paragon Center One (Including Course Materials)
450 Gears Road, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77067
Including Coupled Geomechanics in Reservoir Simulation
using GEOMECH in GEM or STARS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


This two-day course is designed for engineers, geologists, or other technical personnel who would like to learn the
geomechanical features in CMG's GEM and STARS simulators. Basic knowledge of CMG simulator functions are required to
learn the geomechanical features and applications.

ABOUT THE COURSE


This course will introduce the Geomechanical concepts from simple dilation/compaction table input to complex finite
element strain/stress approaches and subsidence/thermally induced fracturing during water flooding. Attendees should
be familiar with basic simulation work and have some practical experience in black oil, compositional, or thermal
simulation. Stress-related phenomenon will be discussed including rock deformation and subsidence. Cap rock integrity
and modeling of cap rock failures will be discussed and illustrated. Simple elasto-plastic yield to more complex cap
models will be explained and demonstrated. Single well to full field examples of geomechanics simulation in GEM and
STARS will be illustrated. Analysis of the simulation runs will be performed to have a better understanding of these
Geomechanical features.

This course will provide participant enough information and techniques to build a complex reservoir simulation dataset
with geomechanical effects and explore the more complex functions of GEM and STARS simulators.

COURSE CONTENT
GEM and STARS simulator geomechanics features and applications including application of geomechanical
coupling to the simulators.
Simple dilation/compaction table input, application and limitation.
Concepts of complex stress-strain relationship, yielding criteria, linear elasticity, non-linear elasticity (hypoelastic
and hyperelastic), elasto-plastic behavior and associated constitutive models (Mohr-Coulomb and Drucker-
Prager), and Generalized Plasticity.
Subsidence and thermally-induced shearing process will be discussed to see the effect of changing permeability.
Example models of modeling cap rock integrity in thermal simulation and CO2 sequestration simulation for saline
aquifers.
Review of Builder/Results to input and analyze simulation data.
Implementation of a separate Geomechanical Grid (GeoGrid).
Use of Post-Process geomechanics capabilities (running Geomechanics on a previously ran reservoir model).
Other example simulation models related to geomechanical features in GEM and STARS applications.

CMG TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES


CMG Reservoir Simulation Model Creation & Analysis using BUILDER & RESULTS
Reservoir Simulation of Chemical EOR Processes using STARS & CMOST , or Reservoir Simulation of Thermal EOR
Processes using STARS & CMOST

LOCATION FEE

CMG Training Center $1,000 USD per person


Paragon Center One (Including Course Materials)
450 Gears Road, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77067
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