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E-035 - Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

E-035 - Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

5 days
Dates Location Tuition Register
Dec 03 - 07, 2018 Rueil 3,580 €
Online By email
Who should attend?


    • Professionals in technical, commercial, legal, financial or human resources departments, within the petroleum industry or related sectors, who need a general knowledge in petroleum engineering.


  • Discovery
  • This course provides a complete overview of petroleum engineering covering primary issues of reservoir, drilling, completion and surface production.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • learn about major issues in petroleum engineering,
  • understand the various operations carried out during field development, from drilling to surface treatment,
  • learn the vocabulary needed to communicate with E&P professionals.
Course Content


1 day

  • Geologic traps and characteristics.
  • Rock and fluids properties, PVT studies.
  • Logging and well-test evaluation, oil in place estimation.
  • Drainage mechanisms, recovery factor.
  • Improved oil recovery notions.


2.25 days

  • Drilling:
  • Oil & Gas exploration organization.
  • Well design.
  • Drilling rig: functions hoisting, rotations, pumping, safety…
  • Drilling operations: casing, cement job, fishing, D.S.T.
  • Drilling operations chronology.
  • Drilling rig visit.
  • Downhole production/completion:
  • Completion design.
  • Global approach of flow capacity.
  • Reservoir-wellbore interface.
  • Well stimulation.
  • Well equipment and maintenance.
  • Chronology of a completion operation.
  • Offshore wells:
  • Selection of the rig type: jack-up, semi…
  • Design and specific equipment.


1.75 days

  • Produced fluid properties.
  • Gathering system, hydrate inhibition.
  • Crude oil treatment: Oil & Gas separation, crude oil dehydration and desalting processes.
  • Gas processing: dehydration, sweetening, NGL recovery processes.
  • Metering and shipment.
  • Visit of a production site (if available).
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  • Interactive animation by E&P senior experienced lecturers.
  • Visits to a drilling rig and a production site.