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E-541 - Field Processing & Surface Production Facilities

E-541 - Field Processing & Surface Production Facilities

10 days
PROC/FPSPF
Sessions
Dates Location Tuition Register
Nov 26 - Dec 07, 2018 Rueil 6,760 €
Online By email
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Engineers and technicians interested in onshore and offshore Oil & Gas field processing technology and equipment.

Level

  • Foundation
  • This course provides a comprehensive understanding of onshore and offshore Oil & Gas field processing techniques, along with knowledge of technology and operating principles of surface production facilities equipment.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • grasp fundamentals of Oil & Gas production techniques,
  • explain operating principles and conditions of oil, water and gas treatment,
  • detail the technology of main equipment and specifities of offshore production techniques,
  • ascertain fundamentals of process control,
  • draw a typical safety system layout,
  • explain main metering techniques, corrosion issues, its prevention and monitoring.
Course Content

WELL EFFLUENTS BEHAVIOR

0.5 day

  • Different types of well effluent. Main characterization parameters. Liquid/vapor equilibrium of pure substances and mixtures. Effluent behavior. Constituents that pose problems for storage, transport or commercialization. Main specifications to conform with and required treatments.

FUNDAMENTALS OF RESERVOIR & DRIVE MECHANISM

0.25 day

  • Reservoirs: types, exploration techniques. Drive mechanisms. Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR): aim and principle of the main techniques.

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRILLING, COMPLETION & WELL PERFORMANCE

0.25 day

  • Drilling principle. Case of offshore drilling. Main completion equipment. Well performance. Needs for artificial lift: principle of artificial lift by pumping, gas lift…

WELL EFFLUENT TRANSPORTATION, FLOW-ASSURANCE & GAS HYDRATES PREVENTION

0.5 day

  • Gathering network design and operation: main flow assurance issues; multiphase flow, flow patterns; hydrates formation prevention strategies, hydrates inhibition.
  • Case studies: gas condensate field development; deep-offshore production.

CRUDE OIL PROCESSING

1 day

  • Crude stabilization by Multi Stage Separation (MSS). Management of foam issues. Crude dehydration and desalting. Emulsion treatment.
  • Crude sweetening (H2S removal).
  • Examples of oil treatment and associated gas compression process schemes.

PRODUCTION & INJECTION WATER TREATMENT

1 day

  • Quality requirements for production water. Environment related constraints.
  • Main produced water treatments: API oil-water separators, plate separators, flotators, hydrocyclones…
  • Reasons for water injection.
  • Quality requirements and necessary treatments: chlorination, filtration, oxygen removal, sulfate removal.
  • Examples of process schemes for production and injection water treatment.

GAS PROCESSING & CONDITIONING

1 day

  • Gas dehydration: TEG units, solid desiccants (molecular sieves) units. Gas sweetening. Acid components (H2S and CO2) removal: amine units, molecular sieves, membranes. Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) extraction: use of cryogenic refrigeration, Joule-Thompson expansion, turbo-expander.

LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS

0.5 day

  • Fundamentals of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) chain.

CASE OF OFFSHORE DEVELOPMENTS

1 day

  • Offshore production structures: jacket, semi-submersible, spar, TLP, FPSO… Storage and offloading vessels (FSO, FPSO, FPU, buoy…). Deep offshore developments. Examples of subsea architecture. Flow assurance in (deep) offshore developments. Main preservation techniques and pigging solutions.

ROTATING MACHINERY

1 day

  • Fundamentals of pumping circuits and gas compression. Operating principles, technology, selection criteria, performances and operating conditions of centrifugal & volumetric pumps and centrifugal & reciprocating compressors. Gas turbines. Turbo-expanders.

THERMAL EQUIPMENT

0.5 day

  • Heat exchangers, air coolers, furnaces: types, operation, technology.

FUNDAMENTALS OF CORROSION

0.5 day

  • Different types of corrosion, prevention and monitoring.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS - INSTRUMENTATION & PROCESS CONTROL - SAFETY SYSTEMS

1.5 days

  • Electrical power generation. Electrical power distribution network and equipment. Field instrumentation; controllers; control loop structures. Distributed Control System (DCS). Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS): ESD, HIPS, Fire & Gas System.

METERING & ALLOCATION

0.5 day

  • Importance of metering and production allocation. Production accounting & material balance. Introduction to material balances: liquid and gas balances. Transactional metering of liquids and gas. Multi-phase metering: advantage, principle and fields of application.
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