Upstream Project Management CertificationPIMP/UPMCGB

Who should attend?

  • This course provides an understanding of the structure of an E&P project and aims to acquire the necessary techniques and know-how to successfully manage them.
Audience :
  • Engineers who are newly involved in project activities and who are in need of a global understanding of upstream projects.

Level : Discovery

Course Content

  • Part 1: E&P TECHNOLOGIES OVERVIEW

      • Geosciences. Drilling and well completion. Field processing, surface facilities, field development and decision making process. E&P challenges and new technologies.
  • Part 2: PROCESS EQUIPMENT & MATERIAL

      • Piping and valves. Main equipment. Metallurgy, corrosion, fundamentals of inspection. Schematization.
  • Part 3: E&P CONTRACTUAL & ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK

      • Upstream economic and contractual framework, economic analysis and investment decision.
  • Part 4: PROJECT MANAGEMENT

      • Introduction and preliminary studies. Feed or basic engineering. Detailed engineering, procurement and construction.
  • Part 5: ENGINEERING, QUALITY & RISK MANAGEMENT

      • Gaining a deep understanding of engineering. Engineering discipline overview. Keys to a successful engineering execution.
      • Quality management system, process and organization. Risk management system.
  • Part 6: TECHNICAL SERVICE CONTRACTS

      • Contracting strategy. Call for tender procedures. Contract articles. Procurement. Contract administration.
  • Part 7: PLANNING & SCHEDULING

      • Planning and scheduling processes. Onshore case study using MS Project and offshore case study using Primavera.
  • Part 8: COST ESTIMATION & CONTROL

      • Cost estimation methods and case studies. Cost control
  • Part 9: PRECOMMISSIONING - COMMISSIONING

      • Mechanical completion, commissioning activities and start-up.
  • Part 10: LOGISTICS

      • Logistics base and warehouse management. Transportation issues.
  • Part 11: TECHNICAL CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

      • Presentation of negotiation methods to deal with issues related to technical service contracts.
  • Part 12: FIELD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

      • The trainees will work in groups to produce typical field development project deliverables (risk register, contracting and procurement strategy, overall project schedule, cost estimate, logistic considerations, etc.) and consolidate them into a final project dossier. On the last day, each group will present their work to a jury.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • grasp Oil & Gas activities, vocabulary, economy,
  • conduct the stage-gate preliminary phase and the relevant economic studies,
  • appraise project planning: schedule, costs, execution plan,
  • strengthen HSE in project design and construction,
  • choose within the various technical contract types,
  • manage pre-construction phases: basics, calls for tenders, etc.,
  • manage construction phases: engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.

Ways & Means

  • Each step of the training is illustrated by numerous examples, drawings, photos and videos taken from actual Oil & Gas upstream projects.
  • Practical case studies in each module can account for some 50% of training time.

Certification

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