Training program M2

Third Semester

Starting from 2011 the third semester happens in Nancy,

France (during 3 months) and Almaty (during 3 months).
All students come to University of Lorraine - France for

three months of academic studies, by using co-financing

of the French Embassy, Kazakh Ministry of Education and

Research and University of Lorraine.


  • Economy of oil recovery
  • Geological field trip
  • Theory of natural drive mechanisms
  • Physico-chemical hydrodynamics of enhanced oil recovery
  • Well drilling and completion
  • Well tests interpretation
  • Advanced numerical technigues ( Eclipse compositional)
  • Unconventional energies and geothermy
  • Field case I : Building a structural model
  • Field case II : History matching of reservoir exploitation


  • Flow in fractured and heterogeneous media
  • Gas reservoirs and storages
  • EOR engineering
  • M2 research project

Fourth semester

The last semester is devoted entirely to an internship in research or industry. It concludes by the preparation and the defence of the Master thesis. The internship period is 6 months and can be done anywhere in the word. The defence takes place in July or September.