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E-695 - Field Development Project

15 days DEV/FDEVGB
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Engineers from all upstream oil and gas disciplines: reservoir, drilling and well completion, treatment facilities, cost estimation, design…
Purpose
  • To provide the knowledge, methodology and tools to orchestrate work and integrate contributions of engineers from all disciplines working in a project team with the purpose of devising field development schemes
Learning Objectives
  • To consolidate the fundamentals to lead a field development study
  • To acquire world class methodology in oil and gas field development
  • To assess and assemble contributions of all technical disciplines involved in mapping out a field development scheme
  • To outline the design of flow-lines, processing facilities, and export facilities
  • To make an efficient contribution to field development multidisciplinary project teams
Ways and means
  • Intensive 10-day work on a full field development project, with deliverables presented to a jury in a plenary session
  • Coaching throughout the training by industry experts for a highly interactive learning experience
  • Several teamwork sessions with practical exercises
  • Use of several professional software programs for designing facilities and sizing equipment

Fundamentals of reservoir, drilling and completion 0.5 day
Well effluents behavior - Need for effluent field processing 0.5 day
Crude oil treatment 0.5 day
Production and injection water treatment 0.5 day
Gas processing and conditioning 0.5 day
Simulation of oil & gas field treatment 1 day
Case of offshore developments - Flow assurance 0.25 day
Safety and environment 0.25 day
Project management 0.5 day
Petroleum economics 0.5 day
Field development project (teamwork project with experienced coach) 10 days
  • Deliverables
  • Data collection and analysis – Identification of the technically feasible scenarios - Selection of the optimum scenario
  • Design of flow-lines and study of Flow Assurance issues
  • Design of Surface Processing Facilities: Process Flow Diagram PFD, operating conditions, main control loops, …
  • Design of export pipelines and estimation of floating storage capacities
  • Estimation of Power requirements and consequently the Fuel Gas balance
  • Topside layout, minimizing hazards
  • Tentative schedule for the project - Cost estimation and Project Profitability analysis
  • Contracting policy – Local Content policy
  • Jury: presentation of the results and comments with members of the Jury
Pedagogical methodology
  • Team work exercise, in order to promote an efficient collaborative work
  • Continuous coaching by industry experts of the diverse subjects studied, for a highly interactive learning
  • Use of several industry-proven software for the design of the installations and the sizing of the equipment
Pedagogical methodology
  • Team work exercise, in order to promote an efficient collaborative work
  • Continuous coaching by industry experts of the diverse subjects studied, for a highly interactive learning
  • Use of several industry-proven software for the design of the installations and the sizing of the equipment