Field Development ProjectFDV/FDEVGB

Who should attend?

  • This course provides 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.
Audience :
  • Engineers from all upstream Oil & Gas disciplines: reservoir, drilling and well completion, treatment facilities, cost estimation, design…

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF RESERVOIR, DRILLING & COMPLETION

  • WELL EFFLUENTS BEHAVIOR - NEED FOR EFFLUENT FIELD PROCESSING

  • CRUDE OIL TREATMENT

  • PRODUCTION & INJECTION WATER TREATMENT

  • GAS PROCESSING & CONDITIONING

  • SIMULATION OF OIL & GAS FIELD TREATMENT

  • CASE OF OFFSHORE DEVELOPMENTS - FLOW ASSURANCE

  • SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • PETROLEUM ECONOMICS

  • FIELD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (teamwork project with experienced coach)

      • 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, for a highly interactive learning.
      • Use of several industrial-proven software for the design of the installations and the sizing of the equipment.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • consolidate the fundamentals to lead a field development study,
  • acquire world class methodology in Oil & Gas field development,
  • assess and assemble contributions of all technical disciplines involved in mapping out a field development scheme,
  • outline the design of flow-lines, processing facilities and export facilities,
  • make an efficient contribution to field development multidisciplinary project teams.

Ways & 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.