Petroleum Production Technology Courses

  1. Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing
  2. Artificial Lift Systems
  3. Beam Pumps
  4. Formation Damage: Causes, Prevention and Remediations
  5. Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Drilling and Completions
  6. Gas Lift and Gas Injection
  7. Gas Production Engineering
  8. Production Technology for Other Disciplines
  9. Production Operations Technology
  10. Production Logging
  11. Oil-Field Water Production, Handling and Injection
  12. Petroleum Production Chemistry
  13. Sand Control
  14. Solids Control
  15. Well Stimulation: Practical and Applied
  16. Petroleum Well Completions & Workovers
  17. Surface Production Operations
  18. Production Optimization Using Nodal Analysis
  19. Deep Water Completions
  20. PPCrude Oil Gathering and Processing
  21. Natural Gas Gathering and Processing
  22. PPT0Oil & Gas Processing Facilities
  23. Oil & Gas Processing Facilities for Field Operators
  24. Advanced Oil & Gas Production and Processing
  25. Petroleum Production Engineering
  26. Practical Analysis of Production Performance Curves
  27. Oil Well Field Study, Evaluation & Optimization – Practical Guide
  28. Acidizing Application in Sandstone and Carbonates
  29. Farm Operations, Performance & Efficiency
  30. Oil Production Operations and Processing Facilities
  31. Oil Production & Processing Facilities for Field Operators
  32. Advance Techniques in Production Chemistry

 

  1. Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for production, operations, and completions engineers who are actively involved in hydraulic fracturing applications and desire a more in-depth understanding of hydraulic fracturing theory and applied concepts.

Learning Expectations:The Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing training course program is an advanced course designed to provide the details and discussion of fracturing concepts usually accepted or assumed in fracturing applications in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The strengths and limitations of various approaches to fracturing treatment design will be covered in the training course program. Participants should leave the Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing training course program with a better understanding of the hydraulic fracturing process and how it relates to post-frac well performance in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Artificial Lift System

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for engineers, technicians, field supervisors, and others who select, design, install, evaluate, or operate artificial lift systems.

Learning Expectations:The Artificial Lift System training course program blends lecture, hands-on exercises, and seminar teaching styles to enhance learning needed in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Participants learn how to design and troubleshoot rod pumping, continuous gas lift, and electric submersible pump systems. Other methods such as PCP, plunger lift, jet pump, hydraulic pump, and intermittent gas lift will also be addressed in the training course program. Troubleshooting is an important part of artificial lift operations and several typical surveillance problems are solved in the training course program.

Duration: One Week

  1. Beam Pumps

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for engineers and field technicians who are responsible for the selection, operation, and maintenance of beam pumping systems.

Learning Expectations:The Beam Pumps training course program will allow the user to become familiar with the beam pumping systems, when it should be used and how to compare to other systems to select the best system for a given well or method of lift in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The attendee of the training course program will see how companies have kept records of operations so as to achieve constant improvement in operations in the petroleum, oil, gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Formation Damage: Causes, Prevention and Remediation

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for production, completion, reservoir, and drilling engineers; geologists concerned with well performance and production enhancement; field supervisors, production foremen, engineering technicians; production and exploration managers; those involved in vertical, horizontal, and multilateral wells

Learning Expectations:The Formation Damage: Causes, Prevention and Remediation training course program provides participants with an enhanced knowledge of formation damage and state-of-the-art technology for overcoming its effect on the company’s economic success, along with a comprehensive manual that complements the presented material in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Several subjects are addressed in this training course program covering all aspects of formation damage: How it happens, how to prevent it, how to determine if you have it, and, if so, how to do away with it. Examples, case histories and class team exercises are used throughout the course to bring out key points on this important petroleum, oil, and gas industry subject.

Duration: One Week

  1. Horizontal and Multilateral Well: Drilling and Completions

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for drilling, completion, production, reservoir, and research engineers; geologists; managers in drilling, completion, production, and exploration; others involved in various phases of horizontal and multilateral wells or interested in gaining an interdisciplinary up-to-date understanding of this continually evolving technology.

Learning Expectations:This Horizontal and Multilateral Well: Drilling and Completions training course addresses the critical need for a proper understanding of all aspects of horizontal and multilateral well drilling and completion processes that make these wells unique. Basic understanding of important reservoir characteristics, hole stability, formation damage, and crucial zone isolation are just some of the issues critical to successful horizontal and multilateral wells addressed by this course. A combined practical and technical theme is employed, with emphasis on economy and efficiency in drilling and completing horizontal and multilateral wells.

Duration: One Week

  1. Gas Lift and Gas Injection

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for production engineers and operations staff responsible for designing gas lift installations and/ or performing surveillance and optimization on wells using gas lift.

Learning Expectations: In the Gas Lift and Gas Injection course, participants will investigate the impact of tubing sizing, gas lift valve selection, gas lift mandrel spacing, gas lift valve design, casing pressure, surface choke size, gas volume, etc., on well design and operation of the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. In addition, reservoir engineering and surface facility aspects of gas handling, treatment, injection are extensively discussed. The impact of the growth of thermal fractures and fractures driven by particle plugging on injector performance and oil and gas recovery are discussed in the training course program. The training course program covers the fundamental theory, and the latest technological developments in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. It particularly emphasizes field application through lots of practical field examples, exercises and case studies. After attending this training course program, participants will be able to identify, diagnose, analyze and solve gas lift and gas injection problems in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Gas Production Engineering

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for production, reservoir, and facilities engineers and others involved in gas production, transportation, and storage including field supervisors.

Learning Expectations:This gas production engineering training course incorporates a balance between theory and application enabling participants immediate application of acquired techniques to field problems. The course includes latest methods for calculating gas well performance from reservoir to sales. Reservoir performance covers the fundamentals of reservoir gas flow and details the best methods for testing wells, according to the time and money available. Formation damage, gas well de-watering, hydrate formation, water influx, and abnormal reservoir pressure problems are reviewed.

Duration: One Week

  1. Production Technology for Other Disciplines

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for exploration and production technical professionals, team leaders, managers, and support staff who require a more extensive knowledge of production engineering and operations than that acquired in their own disciplines.

Learning Expectations:This production technology training course stresses the production technology required to effectively develop and operate an asset, and the role of production engineering in a multi-discipline development project. Practical application of production practices is emphasized. Both theory and actual field examples are presented along with class problems, exercises, and related streaming videos. Well completion equipment and tools are viewed and discussed.

Duration: One Week

  1. Production Operations Technology

Who Should Attend: The petroleum oil & gas Production Technology training course is designed for petroleum engineers, production engineers and supervisors, reservoir engineers, well engineers, facility engineers, drilling engineers, and research engineers geologists, field supervisors and managers, service company engineers and managers, and those involved in day to day petroleum oil & gas production operations, well design, well and field performance optimization.

Learning Expectations: This training course represents the core of production engineering program. The participant will become familiar with the procedures and techniques that increase production and cut operating costs. The course provides a fundamental and integrated understanding of wells, their design, operation and treatments. A variety of topics are covered including: introduction to petroleum oil & gas production technology, well completion operations and considerations, wellbore flow performance, productivity index, vertical lift performance, multiphase flow in wells, well deliverability, well stimulation matrix acidizing, sandstone acidizing design, carbonate acidizing design, hydraulic fracturing, petroleum well construction, casing, cementing, completions types, perforating, formation damage, well safety, wellhead configurations, well and reservoir control (chokes), well testing, performance analysis, artificial lift, gas lift, pump-assisted lift, surface facilities in oil & gas production, separation processes, gas-oil separation, oil-water separation, crude oil treating systems, dehydration, de-oiling, gas treatment, wax, scale and corrosion, petroleum production engineering economics.

Duration: One Week

  1. Production Logging

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for petroleum and drilling engineers and managers, reservoir engineers, production engineers/ technologists, petrophysicists, log analysts, and anyone interested in understanding what production logs and cased-hole surveys can tell us.

Learning Expectations:The Production Logging training course program will cover fluid flow in pipes (both single and multiphase flow), the theoretical bases of production logging techniques, production log interpretation, and operational considerations. Numerous field examples are used to illustrate the principles of production log interpretation of the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Oilfield Water Production, Handling and Injection

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for reservoir, production, and surface facilities engineers responsible for providing reservoir engineering support, facilities planning and drilling/completions recommendations for oil and gas assets, engineers and other personnel involved in providing equipment and chemicals for diagnosing / reducing water production, improving injector performance and treating produced water.

Learning Expectations:This Oilfield Water Production, Handling and Injection training course discusses methods, equipment and tolls used for testing, diagnosing, and minimizing water production from oil and gas wells. Reservoir engineering and surface facility aspects of water handling, treatment, re-injection and injection well fracturing are extensively discussed. The impact of the growth of thermal fractures and fractures driven by particle plugging on injector performance and oil recovery by waterflood are discussed. The training course covers the fundamental theory, and the latest technological developments. It particularly emphasizes field application through lots of practical field examples, exercises and case studies.

Duration: One Week

  1. Petroleum Production Chemistry

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for production engineers, facility engineers and technicians dealing with well and near well operations, who are responsible for recognizing and treating problems which require chemicals.

Learning Expectations:The Petroleum Production Chemistry training course program covers the selection and use of chemicals used for controlling corrosion, emulsions, foaming, mineral scales, paraffins (waxes), asphaltenes, gas hydrates, hydrogen sulfide scavengers and water clarifiers in petroleum, oil, and gas production. The training course program includes methods to determine the need for chemical treating, how to select the proper chemicals, and how testing for chemical compatibility with the formation and other chemicals is performed. Requirements for environmentally friendly products and products for deep water production are discussed in the training course program. The training course program will include how the use of chemicals can prevent problems, improve production and economics, and extend the life of the well.

Duration: One Week

  1. Sand Control

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for drilling, completion, production and research engineers; field supervisors and production foremen; technical personnel who supply services and equipment.

Learning Expectations:This Sand Control petroleum production training course will identify the parameters that must be considered in selecting the sand control technique to be used. Each of the various sand control techniques is presented. Examples, problems and case histories will be examined to illustrate key points. Sand control failures will be used to illustrate the types of problems that can lead to early well failures. The course will also teach how to perform quality control checks during the sand control application to help insure successful wells. Participants will leave this course with a thorough understanding of what is necessary to design and implement cost effective sand control in producing wells.

Duration: One Week

  1. Solids Control

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for drilling, engineers, drilling representatives, environmental personnel, drilling fluid engineers and other personnel responsible for the planning, selection, evaluation and operation of solids control equipment.

Learning Expectations:This petroleum production solids control training course will cover concepts, fundamentals and economics of solids control, solid control analysis, equipment selection criteria, shale shaker design, screen identification and operation, degasser placement and operation, mud mixing and pit agitation, hydrocyclone selection and operation guidelines, mud system layout and close loop systems.

Duration: One Week

  1. Well Stimulation: Practical and Applied

Who Should Attend:This training course is for production, completion, reservoir, and drilling engineers; field supervisors; production foremen; engineering technicians; and geologists.

Learning Expectations:This practical and applied petroleum well stimulation production training course is designed for those involved with all aspects of well stimulation, as well as those actually carrying out well stimulation treatments. The training provides a basic understanding of the types of formations and basic reservoir properties for vertical, horizontal, and multilateral wells prior to developing the basic formation damage, acidizing, and hydraulic fracturing concepts. The course includes acidizing and fracturing quality control, conducting the treatment, monitoring pressures, and other critical parameters during and after the treatment.

Duration: One Week

  1. Petroleum Well Completions and Workovers

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for beginning level drilling operations, production operations, workover and completions personnel; petroleum engineers; drilling and completion contractor personnel; service company personnel.

Learning Expectations:The petroleum well completions and workovers training course is an introduction to many facets of completion and intervention technology. The overall objectives of the course are to focus on delivering and maintaining “well quality”. The material progresses through each of the major design, diagnostic and intervention technologies, ending with effect of operations on surface facilities and finally plug and abandonment requirements.

Duration: One Week

  1. Surface Production Operations

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for beginning level production, operations, facilities and petroleum engineers; production managers and field production supervisors; surface equipment technicians; and technical or supervisory personnel who interact with field facility engineers / operators.

Learning Expectations:The objective of this surface production operations training course is to present an overview and fundamental understanding of the wide range of oilfield production handling and treatment equipment. The fundamental principles of fluid behavior are first introduced, then applied to all of the various equipment and systems comprising production operations. Emphasis is on understanding the internal workings inside the piping, valves and vessels. A major goal of this course is to improve communication among the technical disciplines, field and office in order to enhance operational efficiencies, lower costs and improve production economics.

Duration: One Week

  1. Production Optimization: Using NODAL Analysis

Who Should Attend: This training course program is designed for production, operations, and reservoir engineers; senior technicians and field supervisors with an engineering background.

Learning Expectations: The Production Optimization: Using NODAL Analysis training course covers the application of NODAL analysis to production optimization. The training equips participants with the knowledge of on how to use NODAL* analysis method to view the total producing system as a group of components potentially encompassing reservoir rock/irregularities, completions (gravel pack, open/closed perforations, open hole), vertical flow strings, restrictions, multi-lateral branches, horizontal/hilly terrain flow lines/risers, integrated gathering networks, compressors, pump stations, metering locations, and market/system rate/pressure constraints. It will show participants how to identify bottlenecks and how how improper design of any one component, or a mismatch of components, adversely affects the performance of the entire system. The training course will also equip participants with the knowledge of how to design a more efficient field wide flow systems, including wells, artificial lift, gathering lines and manifolds.

Duration: One Week

  1. Deepwater Completions

Who Should Attend: This training course is targeted for operator completions and drilling engineers, drilling representatives, multi-disciplinary team members and other personnel responsible for planning, design and implementation of deepwater well completions.

Learning Expectations: In the Deepwater Completions training course program participants will learn completion aspects unique to deepwater operations, project team organization, management and risk mitigation, artificial lift, fluid properties, control and safety in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry and a number of other courses .

Duration: One Week

  1. Crude Oil Gathering and Processing

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideally suited for technical, operations and maintenance personnel involved in oil gathering and processing who have had limited exposure in this area, or for professionals involved in other areas of the petroleum industry who require a comprehensive overview of oil gathering and processing.

Learning Expectations: The Crude Oil Gathering and Processing training course program participants will become familiar with the basic aspects of crude oil production and the common processes and equipment used in gathering and processing. Some of the topics covered during this training course program include characteristics of oil, water and gas production, sales product specifications, fluid flow – pipelines, vapor/liquid separation, compression, dehydration, typical oil well production facilities, inlet separation and free water knockout, oil treating, storage, water handling and distribution, vapor recovery and utilities in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Natural Gas Gathering and Processing

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for technical, operations and maintenance personnel involved in gas gathering and processing who have had limited exposure in this area, or for professionals involved in other areas of the petroleum industry who require a comprehensive overview of gas gathering and processing.

Learning Expectations: This natural gas gathering and processing training course participants will become familiar with the basic aspects of natural gas production and the common processes and equipment used in gathering and processing. Some of the topics covered during this course include characteristics of natural gas, sales gas and product specifications, fluid flow – pipelines, vapour/liquid separation, gas compression, dehydration, gas well production facilities, gas sweetening, dew point control/liquids recovery, sulphur recovery/acid gas injection.

Duration: One Week

  1. Oil Production and Processing facilities

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for production, reservoir, facilities engineers, operating personnel and others involved in oil production, transportation, and storage including field supervisors.

Learning Expectations:This training course provides an in-depth coverage of oil production facilities from the wellhead to the delivery of a specification crude oil production to the refinery. Both the engineering aspects of oil production facilities, as well as practical operating problems are covered. Topics covered during the training include overview of upstream oil and gas production operations, fluid properties, phase behavior, artificial lift, processing configurations, phase separation of gas, oil and water, emulsions, sand handling, dealing with wax and asphaltenes, oil treating, field desalting, crude stabilization & sweetening, crude oil storage & vapor recovery, measurement of crude oil, transportation of crude oil, solution gas processing, produced water treating, water injection systems, relief & flare systems

Duration: One Week

  1. Oil Production and Processing facilities For Field Operators

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for field operators, engineering and other technical staff that are directly involved with the design and operation of oil and gas facilities.

Learning Expectations:This Oil Production and Processing facilities for Field Operators training course is designed for participants with awareness and basic understanding of the technical challenges in planning, developing and operating oil and gas systems, work processes of offshore operations and the associated terminology. The training course provides an overview of field development concepts and explains how offshore structures and facilities function as integrated systems. A variety of topics are covered during the training including field development planning, structural system options, transportation system design and installation, well construction and servicing operations, drilling, processing and utilities topside facilities, production operations and life cycle considerations

Duration: One Week

  1. Advanced Oil and gas Production and Processing

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for production, reservoir, facilities engineers, field supervisors, operating personnel and others involved in oil and/or gas production, transportation, and storage.

Learning Expectations: The Advanced Oil and Gas Production and Processing training course provides an in-depth coverage of oil and gas production and processing facilities. It covers from the wellhead to the delivery of a specification crude oil production to the refinery. It also covers natural gas production from gathering to liquefaction (LNG) as well as gas to liquid (GTL) operations. Topics covered include overview of upstream oil and gas production operations, fluid properties, phase behavior, processing configurations, phase separation of gas, oil and water, emulsions, sand handling, dealing with wax and asphaltenes, oil treating, field desalting, crude stabilization & sweetening, crude oil storage & vapor recovery, measurement of crude oil, transportation of crude oil, solution gas processing, produced water treating, water injection systems, relief & flare systems. It also covers characteristics of natural gas, sales gas and product specifications, fluid flow – pipelines, vapour/liquid separation, gas compression, dehydration, gas well production facilities, gas sweetening, dew point control/liquids recovery, sulphur recovery/acid gas injection.

Duration: Two Weeks

  1. Petroleum Production Engineering

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for petroleum engineers, production engineers and supervisors, reservoir engineers, well engineers, facility engineers, drilling engineers, and research engineers geologists, field supervisors and managers, service company engineers and managers, and those involved in day to day petroleum oil & gas production operations, well design, well and field performance optimization.

Learning Expectations: The Petroleum Production Engineering training course program represents the core of petroleum production. The participant of the training course program will become familiar with the procedures and techniques that increase production and cut operating costs of the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The training course program provides a fundamental and integrated understanding of wells, their design, operation and treatments. A variety of topics are covered in the training course program including: introduction to petroleum oil & gas production technology, well completion operations and considerations, wellbore flow performance, productivity index, vertical lift performance, multiphase flow in wells, well deliverability, well stimulation matrix acidizing, sandstone acidizing design, carbonate acidizing design, hydraulic fracturing, petroleum well construction, casing, cementing, completions types, perforating, formation damage, well safety, wellhead configurations, well and reservoir control (chokes), well testing, performance analysis, artificial lift, gas lift, pump-assisted lift, surface facilities in oil & gas production, separation processes, gas-oil separation, oil-water separation, crude oil treating systems, dehydration, de-oiling, gas treatment, wax, scale and corrosion, petroleum production engineering economics in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

  1. Practical Analysis of Production Performance Curves

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for Petroleum, Reservoir, Service Company Engineers, Geologists, Operations and Business Development Managers, Landmen, Consultants, Loan Officers and anybody working in the oil and gas industry who is interested in analyzing oil and gas performance data.

Learning Expectations: Practical Analysis of Production Performance Curves training course program is specially designed to provide attendees with knowledge and information required to become acquainted with not only the past but also current decline curve analysis methods. Single and dual fluid production systems are discussed. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program that include Introduction to decline curve analysis, definitions for the Arps exponential, hyperbolic and harmonic decline curves, difference between the nominal and continuous exponential declines, analysis of production histories, when and when not to apply decline curve analysis, production segments, Fetkovich transient and Arps decline curve analysis techniques, methods to amend a non-converging production curve to force it to the economic limit, re-initializing decline curves, material balance time – real time relationships, the Blasingame and Lee reserves plot, the Fetkovich – McCray type curve approach, analysis of performance histories, generation of relative permeability ratios from field data and the derivative approach to determine if water, interpretation of field curves and defining reservoir character, the affect of horizontal wells on performance history.

Duration: 10 Days

  1. Oil Well Field Study – Practical South Cameron Field Guide

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for Petroleum, Reservoir, Service Company Engineers, Geologists, production and Operations personnel and anybody working in the oil and gas industry who is interested in analyzing oil and gas performance data.

Learning Expectations: Oil Well Field Study practical Guide from South Cameron Field uses an analysis of a ten well, sandstone oil reservoir conducted to show the participants how the great mass of information which is usually available can be reduced through an orderly examination to ultimately determine reserves, provide a field description and a estimate future performance estimates. A simplified practical and effective step-by-step approach for effective reservoir analyses is presented from geological and reservoir view starting with the collection of data to sort and classify into categories, well completion logs, production and pressure histories, test data, rock and fluid properties, structure maps, cross sections and fence diagrams, then original oil and gas in place volumes, structure, isopach and iso-volume maps and reservoir volumes, volumetric calculations, analysis of decline curves, material balance calculations, drive indices and their relative influences, analysis of decline curves, well performance calculations Material balance calculations, estimate future primary performance. The participants are furnished all requisite information at the beginning of the session.

Duration: 10 Days