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E-529 - Preparatory Course to Production Field Operator Training

25 days PROD/PC
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Newly-hired personnel who need to strengthen their academic fundamentals before attending the training program “Production Field Operator Training”. Upon successful completion of the latter, they will be qualified to hold the position of field operator in oil and gas production facilities or terminals
Purpose
  • To consolidate mathematics, physics, chemistry and mechanics fundamentals required to attend IFP Training’s qualifying training program “Production Field Operator Training”
Learning Objectives
  • To reach the prerequisite academic level in mathematics, physics, chemistry and mechanics
  • To take advantage of this core knowledge required for Field Production Operator training and for the future training
Ways and means
  • Numerous application exercises inspired from oil & gas production operations

Overview of oil and gas production 1 day
Mathematics 5 days
  • Numerical calculations
  • Operations on numbers
  • Powers and roots
  • Solving first degree equations, straight line in a plan referential, first degree inequalities
  • Functional relations
  • Numerical equalities and inequalities
  • This course is illustrated with various applications related to production facilities operation
Physics 7 days
  • Units and physical parameters
  • Movement, speed, acceleration
  • Specific gravity, density
  • Force, force moment, torque, work and mechanical power
  • Direct current and direct voltage
  • Electric dipole
  • Alternating current and applications to motors
  • This course is illustrated with various applications related to production facilities operation
Chemistry 5 days
  • Atoms and molecules structure
  • Chemical notation and formulas
  • Physical states
  • Chemical reaction equation and balance
  • This course is illustrated with various applications related to production facilities operation
Mechanics and industrial drawing 7 days
  • Metallic and non-metallic materials – Steel, cast iron, brass
  • Notions of metallurgy and material strength
  • Heat treatment and mechanical characteristics of steel
  • Industrial drawings, dimensions and standards
  • This course is illustrated with numerous applications related to production facilities operation