PNG 520
Phase Relations in Reservoir Engineering

Action Item


Answer the following problems, and submit your answers to the drop box in Canvas that has been created for this module.

Please note:

  • Your answers must be submitted in the form of a Microsoft Word document.
  • Include your Penn State Access Account user ID in the name of your file (for example, "module2_abc123.doc").
  • The due date for this assignment will be sent to the class by e-mail in Canvas.
  • Your grade for the assignment will appear in the drop box approximately one week after the due date.
  • You can access the drop box for this module in Canvas by clicking on the Lessons tab, and then locating the drop box on the list that appears.

Problem Set

  1. An engineer is seeking your advice on which EOS he should use to model various hydrocarbon mixtures he is dealing with. He has access to a program that provides him with several options for different cubic EOS. He presents you with the following list:

    • A sweet natural gas from Nigeria

    • A sour natural gas (high CO2, H2S contents)
    • Flue gas
    Which EOS would you recommend him to use for each of these cases?