Laboratory Analyses for Oil & Gas Production

Methodology - Results Analysis - HSE
LABO-EN-P

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a comprehensive knowledge and develops practical skills in conducting reliable and safe laboratory analyzes for the Oil & Gas industry.
Public :
  • Laboratory personnel, operational staff and other professionals (engineers, managerial staff, technical, operator, assistant) interested in laboratory analyzes dedicated to Oil & Gas operations.

Level :Skilled

Prerequisite :
  • In order to be able to follow this training, trainees are asked to fulfill at least one of the criteria below:
  • either proven experience in an analysis laboratory of at least 1 year,
  • or to be in evolution towards a position related to product analysis.

Course Content

  • ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES OF LABORATORY STAFF - Duration : 0.25 Day

      • Member of production staff. Equipment yields controls/monitoring.
      • Final product quality controls/monitoring. Recommendations to improve treatments.
  • ANALYZES SPECIFIC TO CRUDE OIL - Duration : 1.25 Days

      • Specific gravity or density.
      • Vapor Pressure (Reid VP).
      • Water content: Basic Sediment & Water (BSW), dean stark distillation.
      • Salt content: chlorides content, conductimetry.
      • Acid components content:
      • H2S content (methylene blue).
      • H2S and mercaptans by potentiometry.
      • Total Acid Number (TAN) of liquid hydrocarbons.
      • Fluid rheology: pour point, kinematic viscosity, wax content.
  • ANALYZES SPECIFIC TO GAS - Duration : 0.75 Day

      • Gas characterization analyzes:
      • Dew point (HC and water).
      • Gas composition by Gas Phase Chromatography (GPC).
      • Gas specific gravity estimate from composition.
      • Acid components content:
      • H2S content (Dräger), H2S and mercaptans content (potentiometry, iodometry).
      • CO2 content (Dräger and acidimetry).
  • ANALYZES FOR THE FOLLOW-UP OF EFFLUENT TREATMENT OPERATIONS - Duration : 1.25 Days

      • Demulsifiers evaluation and selection (bottle tests, field tests).
      • Quality controls/monitoring of poor and rich Triethyleneglycol (TEG):
      • Water content, pH.
      • Hydrocarbon content.
      • Follow-up of equipment performances: water content, residual emulsion.
  • ANALYZES DONE TO OPTIMIZE ANTICORROSION TREATMENTS - Duration : 0.75 Day

      • Deposits and scale analyzes.
      • Chemical corrosion and bacterial corrosion appraisal.
      • Recommendations for chemical additives and treatments.
  • HSE IN LABORATORY ACTIVITIES - Duration : 0.75 Day

      • Laboratory facilities design and implementation.
      • Chemicals management (storage, use…).
      • Occupational health and safety behavior.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Grasp the physical and chemical concepts involved in various analyzes,
  • Comprehend issues requiring special attention in various analyzes,
  • Assess the results of an analysis and decide whether to carry out the analysis over again,
  • Review main Occupational Health and Safety rules within the framework of laboratory activities.

Ways & Means

  • Several applications and illustrations.

Learning assessment

  • Assessment by test at the end of the course.

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Coordinator :IFP Training trainer (permanent or contracted) having a good expertise and/or experience of the related topics, trained to adult teaching methods, and whose competencies are kept up-to-date.

To French entities : IFP Training is referenced to DataDock ; you may contact your OPCO about potential funding. Please contact our disabled persons referent to check the accessibility of this training program : referent.handicap@ifptraining.com