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E-500C - Petroleum Engineering Certification

E-500C - Petroleum Engineering Certification

100 days
PROD/PETROLENG
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

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
  • 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.
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.
Course Content

INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCES

5 days

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

INTRODUCTION TO RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION

5 days

  • Reservoir architecture. Geological characterization. Reservoir heterogeneities.

INTRODUCTION TO RESERVOIR ENGINEERING

5 days

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

DRILLING FUNDAMENTALS

5 days

  • Drilling operations. Architecture of the well & completion.

WELL PRODUCTIVITY & RESERVOIR - WELLBORE INTERFACE

5 days

  • Well productivity. Reservoir wellbore interface implementation.

ARTIFICIAL LIFT & WELL INTERVENTION FUNDAMENTALS

5 days

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

WELL CONTROL

5 days

  • Introduction to well control methods. Equipment. Wireline, coiled tubing, snubbing.
  • IWCF Certification: Well Intervention & Pressure Control.

THERMODYNAMICS APPLIED TO WELL EFFLUENT PROCESSING

5 days

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

OIL & WATER TREATMENT

5 days

  • Crude oil treatment: stabilization, dehydration, sweetening. Reject and injection water treatment.

GAS PROCESSING & CONDITIONING

5 days

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

STATIC EQUIPMENT & SCHEMATIZATION

5 days

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

ELECTRICITY & INSTRUMENTATION

5 days

  • Electrical power generation and distribution network. Instrumentation and process control. Safety instrumented systems.

METERING - MATERIAL BALANCE - ALLOCATION

5 days

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

ROTATING MACHINERY

5 days

  • Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. Centrifugal and reciprocating compressors. Turbo-expanders. Gas turbines.

OFFSHORE FIELD DEVELOPMENT - FLOW ASSURANCE

5 days

  • Offshore development architecture. Technology & deep offshore specificities. Pipelines. Flow assurance issues.

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT IN SURFACE PROCESSING FACILITIES

5 days

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

SAFETY ENGINEERING

5 days

  • HAZID application, HAZOP exercise, plant layout exercise. QRA and consequence analysis methodology. SIS and relief systems design.

PETROLEUM ECONOMICS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

5 days

  • Fundamentals of contracts. Project profitability evaluation. Risk analysis of Exploration & Production projects. Project cost estimation and cost control.
FIELD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - JURY 10 days

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Ways & Means
  • Highly interactive training with industry specialist lecturers.
  • Multiple teamwork sessions and industrial case studies.
  • Numerous process simulation exercises using PROII™ 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 obtained.
  • An expertise confirmed in E-500C - Petroleum Engineering Certification.
  • Ready-to-use skills.