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E-500 - Fundamentals of Production

  • Non-technical staff or technical professionals not directly involved in hydrocarbons production (managers, executives, technicians, staff of human resources, finance of projects departments…)
  • To provide an introduction to oil and gas production, along with a glossary of terms, covering fundamentals of technology, chain structure from well to export terminal, skills and job positions involved in operating production facilities
Learning Objectives
  • To understand the different phases of the oil and gas production process
  • To grasp the specific issues of offshore oil and gas production
  • To understand organizations, skills and job positions involved in operating production facilities
  • To acquire a complete view of the oil and gas production chain, stretching over technical, business and economic issues
Ways and means
  • Course delivered by industry specialists
  • Numerous illustrations and case studies

The oil and gas chain: production position 0.5 day
  • Positioning of the production in the value E&P chain
  • World Primary production
  • Issues and technical constraints
  • Conventional resources
  • Unconventional resources
  • Job descriptions and skills for production activities
Onshore & offshore production 0.5 day
  • Technical specifications, operating modes
  • Operating patterns and mapping fields
  • Technical architectures
  • Organization (remote site, extreme conditions, manning, shift…)
  • Case studies: FPSO, wet gas field (onshore), oil fields operated with reinjection, remote control room, early production facilities…
From well to export point 1 day
  • From reservoir to wellhead: hydrocarbons and well effluent behavior
  • Well techniques, production techniques and well servicing
  • Surface facilities & treatment operations
  • Metering and expedition
  • Health Safety & Environment, sustainability
  • Budgets (CAPEX, OPEX) during the life cycle of a production field
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Oct 10 - 11 Rueil €1,590 Online By email