Refresher Course for Production Operator

REFREOP-EN-P

Who should attend?

  • 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.
Public :
  • Experienced operations personnel who need to validate or strengthen their technical knowledge.

Level :Knowledge

Prerequisite :
  • Six month minimum work experience on an industrial site.

Course Content

  • OIL, GAS & WATER PROCESSING & OPERATOR DUTIES - Duration : 5 Days

      • Wells: performance, activation, monitoring and operation.
      • Oil treatment: multi-stage separation, dehydration, desalting, treatment of emulsions, treatment of foaming, sweetening.
      • Gas treatment: sweetening, dehydration, NGL and condensate recovery.
      • Water treatment: production and injection water treatment.
  • ROTATING EQUIPMENT OPERATION & MONITORING - Duration : 5 Days

      • Centrifugal and volumetric pumps, centrifugal and 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 - Duration : 5 Days

      • Wells: from downhole to choke valve, manual valves, automatic valves, safety system, control cabinet.
      • Separator, distillation column, dehydrator and desalter, wash tanks: technology, control system & safety equipment.
      • Thermal equipment:
      • Heat exchanger: shell and tube, plate heat exchanger, air cooler.
      • Furnaces and boiler.
      • Technology, operation, control system and safety equipment.
      • Storage tank: floating roof, fixed roof. Associated safety equipment.

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.

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.

Learning assessment

  • Assessment by test at the end of each module.

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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