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E-050 - Fundamentals of Production

E-050 - Fundamentals of Production

2 days
GEN/PRODCHAIN
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Non-technical staff or technical professionals not directly involved in hydrocarbons production (managers, executives, technicians, staff of human resources, finance of projects departments…).

Level

  • Discovery
  • This course provides an introduction to Oil & Gas production, along with a glossary of terms, covering fundamentals of technology, chain structure from well to export terminal, skills and job positions involved in operating production facilities.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand the different phases of the Oil & Gas production process,
  • grasp the specific issues of offshore Oil & Gas production,
  • understand organizations, skills and job positions involved in operating production facilities,
  • acquire a complete view of the Oil & Gas production chain, stretching over technical, business and economic issues.
Course Content

THE OIL & GAS CHAIN: PRODUCTION POSITION

0.5 day

  • Positioning of the production in the value E&P chain.
  • World Primary production.
  • Issues and technical constraints:
  • Conventional resources.
  • Unconventional resources.
  • Job descriptions and skills for production activities.

ONSHORE & OFFSHORE PRODUCTION

0.5 day

  • Technical specifications, operating modes.
  • Operating patterns and mapping fields.
  • Technical architectures.
  • Organization (remote site, extreme conditions, manning, shift…).
  • Case studies: FPSO, wet gas field (onshore), oil fields operated with reinjection, remote control room, early production facilities…

FROM WELL TO EXPORT POINT

1 day

  • From reservoir to wellhead: hydrocarbons and well effluent behavior.
  • Well techniques, production techniques and well servicing.
  • Surface facilities and treatment operations.
  • Metering and expedition.
  • Health Safety and Environment, sustainability.
  • Budgets (CAPEX, OPEX) during the life cycle of a production field.
Ways & Means
  • Course delivered by industry specialists.
  • Numerous illustrations and case studies.