University of Calgary

GLGY 655 - Unconventional Gas Reservoir Characterization and Evaluation - Winter 2013

Overview of the unique storage and production mechanisms associated with coalbed methane, tight gas and shale gas reservoirs; adsorbed gas storage and modeling; gas-in-place determination and volumetric reserves estimation; material balance techniques; fracture and matrix flow mechanisms; completion/stimulation methods; reservoir characterization methods including core analysis, rate-transient and pressure-transient analysis; exploration and development concepts.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Petroleum Engineering 523 or consent of the instructor.


  • Credit for both Geology 655 and Geology 699.37 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2015.
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