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E-565 - Chemicals used in Production Activities

E-565 - Chemicals used in Production Activities

5 days
FOPS/CHEMICAL
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Production Engineers looking for comprehensive technical information on production chemicals use, monitoring, optimization.

Level

  • Foundation
  • To provide, through a comprehensive training, an advanced knowledge on how production chemicals may improve production processes and cure problems in Oil & Gas production. Chemical natures, properties, selection, treatments monitoring, troubleshooting, optimizations are covered.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:
  • detail the nature and purpose of each frequently used production chemicals, their specificities and limits,
  • explain in which domain and how chemical treatments are applicable,
  • select and apply safely the best treating chemicals,
  • monitor chemical treatments and detect dysfunctions,
  • evaluate chemical performance in a given process,
  • optimize chemical treatments.
Course Content

INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL TREATMENT IN PRODUCTION FIELD

0.5 day

  • Review of different types of chemicals used in Oil & Gas production.
  • Brief description of the associated logistics and chemical-specific hazards.
  • Methods for implementing chemical treatment.

CHEMICALS FOR OIL TREATMENT

1.5 days

  • Purpose, nature & specificities of each: demulsifiers, defoamers, corrosion inhibitors, paraffin control chemicals, drag reducers…
  • Methodology for selecting the correct chemical & field testing.
  • Ways for monitoring during operation.
  • Optimization of the chemical injection and chemical performance evaluation.
  • Troubleshooting case study.

CHEMICALS FOR GAS TREATMENT

0.75 day

  • Purpose, nature & specificities of each: defoamers, foamers, corrosion inhibitors, hydrate inhibitors (Methanol, DEG, TEG, KHI)…
  • Methodology for selecting the correct chemical and field testing.
  • Ways for monitoring during operation.
  • Optimization of the chemical injection and chemical performance evaluation.
  • Troubleshooting case study.

CHEMICALS FOR INJECTION & PRODUCED WATER PROCESSING

1.5 days

  • Purpose, nature & specificities of each: polyelectrolyte, chlorine, bactericide, oxygen scavenger, deoilers, corrosion inhibitors, acids, mineral scale inhibitors…
  • Methodology for selecting the correct chemical and field testing.
  • Ways for monitoring during operation.
  • Optimization of the chemical injection and chemical performance evaluation.
  • Troubleshooting case study.

SPECIAL OPERATIONS

0.75 day

  • Scale removal & prevention in well tubing, electrochlorinator, furnaces and heat exchangers.
  • Use of H2S scavenger.
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Ways & Means
  • Numerous applications, feedbacks from industry and team work exercises.