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E-031 - Exploration & Production Overview

5 days GEN/DECOUVEP
Level
Discovery
Audience
  • All Professionals within the petroleum industry (commercial, legal, financial, human resources and support entities) or related sectors including Ministry of Energy professionals, who need of a general knowledge about the oil and gas upstream sector.
Purpose
  • This course provides a complete overview of the techniques, achievements and challenges of the Exploration-Production industry: Geosciences, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling and Well Completion, Surface Facilities, Onshore and Offshore Production.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand the various phases of oil and gas exploration and production,
  • understand the contribution of all experts and technologies involved in this sector,
  • understand the E&P value chain from prospect to market,
  • learn the vocabulary needed to attend E&P project technical meetings.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Interactive animation by E&P senior experienced lecturers.
  • Use of several illustrations: videos, rock samples, tools, effluents, …
  • Various examples.
Observation
Other training duration availability on request

INTRODUCTION
  • Welcome, introduction to exploration & production.
GEOSCIENCES 1 day
  • Exploration tools: geology
  • Structural geology. Rocks and sedimentary basins.
  • From hydrocarbons to reservoir, well logging.
  • Exploration tools: geophysics
  • Principles, acquisition, interpretation.
  • Reservoir engineering
  • From physical interpretation to reservoir modeling.
  • Evaluation of the reserves, well test, drainage mechanisms.
  • Different types of effluent and their behavior.
DRILLING & WELL COMPLETION 1 day
  • Drilling
  • Well architecture, drilling rig functions, drilling techniques and operation.
  • Offshore drilling rigs.
  • Well Completion
  • Reservoir/wellbore interface, artificial lift techniques.
  • Well equipment and well intervention.
FIELD PROCESSING - SURFACE FACILITIES 1 day
  • Field processing of well effluent
  • Gathering network, effluent processing, metering and export.
  • Offshore installations
  • Fixed and floating production structures.
  • Deep offshore technology.
FIELD DEVELOPMENT & DECISION MAKING PROCESS 1 day
  • Field development process. Oil & Gas project phases.
  • Project profitability evaluation and contracts.
  • Fundamentals of oil & gas Project Management.
THE FUTURE 1 day
  • The new challenges for the oil & gas industry.
  • New energies.
  • Environmental aspects.
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 15 - 19 Pau €3,560 Online
Jun 26 - 30 Pau €3,560 Online
Sep 25 - 29 Rueil €3,560 Online
Dec 11 - 15 Rueil €3,560 Online