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E-534C - Production Engineer Certification

60 days PROD/PRODENG
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Engineers (particularly young field, design or project engineers) interested in a specialization in oil and gas surface production
Purpose
  • To provide the in-depth technical knowledge of oil and gas production facilities design and operation necessary to hold rapidly, and very effectively, the position of field engineer, or design engineer, or project engineer
Learning Objectives
  • To grasp fundamentals of reservoir engineering, drilling, well completion and servicing, and artificial lift
  • To understand fundamental concepts underlying oil and gas processing
  • To understand in detail operating conditions and basic design of oil, water and gas treatment
  • To learn about technology of static equipment and rotating machinery used in production facilities
  • To learn about offshore development techniques and flow assurance issues
  • To identify main risks related to O&G production operations and review main safety rules
  • To contribute to the dynamics of field development projects studies
Ways and means
  • Highly interactive training with industry specialist lecturers
  • Numerous applications and illustrations
  • Multiple teamwork sessions. Use of dynamic simulations and industrial case studies
  • Numerous simulations performed using the ProII software
  • Several tutorials with equipment in a workshop. Site/field visits
Observation
This training includes 1 week in Martigues (south of France) for workshop and site visits

Fundamentals of geosciences and reservoir engineering 5 days
  • Petroleum geology and geophysics
  • Reservoir fluids - Petrophysics
  • Well log interpretation
  • Well testing - Reservoir engineering and simulation
Fundamentals of drilling, well completion and servicing 5 days
  • Fundamentals of drilling - Well completion, well servicing and workover
  • Well performance and artificial Lift
Advanced oil & gas field processing 15 days
  • Module I: THERMODYNAMICS APPLIED TO WELL EFFLUENT PROCESSING
  • Well effluent - Ideal gas and real fluid behavior
  • Gas compression and expansion
  • Liquid vapor equilibrium of pure components and mixtures - Mixture separation
  • Module II: OIL & WATER TREATMENT
  • Crude oil treatment: Stabilization, Dehydration, Sweetening
  • Reject and injection water treatment
  • Module III: GAS PROCESSING AND CONDITIONING
  • Gas processing: Dehydration, Sweetening, NGL recovery
  • Fundamentals of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Chain
Technology of oil & gas processing equipment 10 days
  • Module I: STATIC EQUIPMENT
  • Piping & Valves - Storage equipment
  • Metallurgy - Corrosion - Fundamentals of Inspection
  • Thermal Equipment - Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Instrumentation & Process Control - Safety System
  • Module II: ROTATING MACHINERY (in Martigues)
  • Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps
  • Compressors and Turbo-Expanders - Gas Turbines
Schematization of oil & gas processes 2 days
  • Drawing of a Block Flow Diagram (BFD)
  • Drawing of a Process Flow Diagram (PFD)
  • Study and analysis of a Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)
  • Drawing of isometrics
Petroleum economics and project management 3 days
  • Fundamentals of contracts
  • Project profitability evaluation - Risk analysis of Exploration & Production projects
  • Project cost estimation and cost control
Offshore field development - Piping & flow assurance 5 days
  • Context of offshore developments - Fixed and floating production structures
  • Construction and installation of platforms
  • Pipelines: technology, laying and operation
  • Deep offshore developments - FPSO/FSO technology - Operation of Terminals
  • Flow Assurance & Multi-phase flow
Safety & environment in surface processing facilities 5 days
  • Product and equipment related risk - Hazards for personnel
  • Safety in production operations and during construction or repair works
  • Safety management and responsibilities
  • Introduction to fundamentals of safety engineering
Field development project - Jury 10 days
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Sep 05 - Nov 25 Rueil & Martigues €32,980 Online By email