Petroleum Engineering CertificationGENP/PETROLENG

Who should attend?

  • This course provides in-depth technical knowledge of Oil & Gas production in order to hold rapidly, and very effectively, the position of field engineer, design engineer, or project engineer.
Audience :
  • Engineers (particularly recently graduated engineers or engineers in conversion) looking to acquire in-depth knowledge and best practices of Oil & Gas production.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCES

      • Elements & processes of petroleum systems. Exploration tools (seismic & well data). Prospect evaluation.
  • INTRODUCTION TO RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION

      • Reservoir architecture. Geological characterization. Reservoir heterogeneities.
  • INTRODUCTION TO RESERVOIR ENGINEERING

      • Reservoir engineering workflow. Petrophysics/rock properties. PVT. Well testing. Drive mechanisms.
      • Case study: field development plan.
  • DRILLING FUNDAMENTALS

      • Drilling operations. Architecture of the well & completion.
  • WELL PRODUCTIVITY & RESERVOIR - WELLBORE INTERFACE

      • Well productivity. Reservoir wellbore interface implementation.
  • ARTIFICIAL LIFT & WELL INTERVENTION FUNDAMENTALS

      • Artificial lift: gas lift, ESP. Types and means of intervention on producing wells. General procedure of a workover. Case study.
  • WELL CONTROL

      • Introduction to well control methods. Equipment. Wireline, coiled tubing, snubbing.
      • IWCF Certification: Well Intervention & Pressure Control.
  • THERMODYNAMICS APPLIED TO WELL EFFLUENT PROCESSING

      • Well effluent. Gas compression and expansion. Liquid-vapor equilibrium of pure components and mixtures. Mixture separation.
  • OIL & WATER TREATMENT

      • Crude oil treatment: stabilization, dehydration, sweetening. Reject and injection water treatment.
  • GAS PROCESSING & CONDITIONING

      • Gas processing: dehydration, sweetening, NGL recovery. Fundamentals of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) chain.
  • STATIC EQUIPMENT & SCHEMATIZATION

      • Piping & valves. Storage equipment. Thermal equipment. Flow assurance. Schematization.
  • ELECTRICITY & INSTRUMENTATION

      • Electrical power generation and distribution network. Instrumentation and process control. Safety Instrumented Systems.
  • METERING - MATERIAL BALANCE - ALLOCATION

      • Data treatment. Transactional metering of liquids and gases. Multi-phase metering.
      • Liquid & gas material balances. Production reporting.
  • ROTATING MACHINERY

      • Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. Centrifugal and reciprocating compressors. Turbo-expanders. Gas turbines.
  • OFFSHORE FIELD DEVELOPMENT - FLOW ASSURANCE

      • Offshore development architecture. Technology & deep offshore specificities. Pipelines. Flow assurance issues.
  • SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT IN SURFACE PROCESSING FACILITIES

      • Hazards and risks in production operations. Safety in production operations and during construction or maintenance works. HSE management.
  • SAFETY ENGINEERING

      • HAZID application, HAZOP exercise, plant layout exercise. QRA and consequence analysis methodology. SIS and relief systems design.
  • PETROLEUM ECONOMICS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

      • Fundamentals of contracts. Project profitability evaluation. Risk analysis of Exploration & Production projects. Project cost estimation and cost control.
  • FIELD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - JURY

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
  • grasp fundamentals of reservoir engineering and drilling,
  • explain well completion and servicing, well performance and artificial lift,
  • understand fundamental concepts underlying Oil & Gas processing,
  • understand in detail operating conditions and basic design of oil, water and gas treatment,
  • describe technology of static equipment and rotating machinery used in production facilities,
  • explain offshore development techniques and flow assurance issues,
  • identify main risks related to Oil & Gas production operations and review safety engineering best practices,
  • contribute to the dynamics of field development projects studies,
  • explain main contracts in E&P and assess project profitability.

Ways & Means

  • Highly interactive training with industry specialist lecturers.
  • Multiple teamwork sessions and industrial case studies.
  • Numerous process simulation exercises using PRO/II™ software.
  • Final 10-day group project on a real field development case study, result of which are presented to a jury.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Graduate Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Petroleum Engineering .
  • Ready-to-use skills.