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E-569 - Refresher Course for Production Operator

E-569 - Refresher Course for Production Operator

15 days
FOPS/REFRESHOPGB
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • This program is intended to experienced operations personnel who need to validate or strengthen their technical knowledge.

Level

  • Foundation
  • This course aims to increase the knowledge in oil/gas/water processing operations, as well as acquiring or validating fundamentals of rotating machines and static equipment operation.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:
  • efficiently operate Oil & Gas production units, solve operational problems, analyze cause-and-effect relationships related to an action or operation, detect malfunction and anticipate process deviation,
  • better monitor rotating machines and their ancillaries by focusing on their critical parameters and equipment,
  • help extend equipment uptime,
  • take into account machine and process safety aspects,
  • optimize static equipment operation, taking into account their technology as well as the related process safety aspects.
Course Content

OIL, GAS & WATER PROCESSING & OPERATOR DUTIES

5 days

  • Wells: performance, activation, monitoring & operation.
  • Oil treatment: multi-stage separation, dehydration, desalting, treatment of emulsions, treatment of foaming, sweetening.
  • Gas treatment: sweetening, dehydration, NGL & condensate recovery.
  • Water treatment: production and injection water treatment.

ROTATING EQUIPMENT OPERATION & MONITORING

5 days

  • Centrifugal & volumetric pumps, centrifugal & reciprocating compressor:
  • Technology, seal (gas or oil) system, ancillary circuit, UCP/DCS HMI, safety system.
  • Normal operation.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Drivers: electrical motors, diesel engines, gas turbines. Associated safety system.

STATIC EQUIPMENT USED IN OIL & GAS PRODUCTION

5 days

  • Wells: from downhole to choke valve, manual valves, automatic valves, safety system, control cabinet.
  • Separator, distillation column, dehydrator & desalter, wash tanks: technology, control system & safety equipment.
  • Thermal equipment:
  • Heat exchanger: shell & tube, plate heat exchanger, air cooler.
  • Furnaces & boiler.
  • Technology, operation, control system & safety equipment.
  • Storage tank: floating roof, fixed roof. Associated safety equipment.
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Ways & Means
  • Numerous exercises and applications concerning the operation of production facilities.
  • The course can be adapted according to the experience and/ or actual equipment operated by the participants.