Discipline Surface Facilities Design and Engineering
LevelFoundation
Duration5 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Metering/Measurements and Production Test

The training is designed to provide the attendees the correct procedures for production well test and hydrocarbon sampling, as well as the measurements principles of the main variables in the production system, common equipments, its function, parts and measuring criteria.

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    • Flow metering applications
    • Flow metering fundamentals
    • Differential pressure
    • Flow Measurements
    • Orifice plates
    • Turbine meters
    • Ultrasonic meters
    • Deposition mechanisms
    • Cariolis meters
    • Flow rate considerations
    • API manual
    • Level Instruments
    • Fundamentals
    • Potentiometric
    • Capacitive and Inductive
    • Variable reluctance
    • Level sensors
    • Liquid volume principles
    • Servo mechanism
    • Displacer
    • Floater
    • Exercise

    Day 2

    Water Content Measurements

    • Based on electrical parameters measurement
    • Based on density measurement
    • Factors Affecting Measurements
    • Multiphase measurements
    • Conventional system
    • In line meters
    • Gas/Liquid ratio
    • Vibration tube
    • Neutron Interrogation
    • Weighing
    • Multiphase flow
    • Cross correlations
    • Differential Pressure
    • Mechanical
    • Water in Liquid
    • Electrical Impedance
    • Vibration tube

    Day 3

    Production well tests

    • Production Process
    • General Description of well test process
    • Safety, Health and Environmental important aspects for the well test

    Day 4

    Data to be obtained during the well test and calculation to be made

    • Oil Volume
    • Gas Volume
    • Water Volume
    • Pressure Data Activities in the well
    • Physical condition of the wellhead
    • Physical condition of the well instrumentation and controls
    • Physical conditions of the registers and meters
    • Failure Reports and equipments adjustments

    Day 5

    Activities in flow station

    • Types of flow station
    • Physical condition of Flow station
    • Process to pass the well for test
    • Process to restore the test for production after test
    • Fluids measurements at the flow station
    • Liquid Measurements
    • Gas Measurements Activities to take sample
    • Procedure previous sampling
    • Procedure during the sampling
    • Actions alter the General Discussion
    • Importance of the well test for the oil industry
  • Audience

    This course is intended for individuals working as production and surface facility engineers to increase the understanding of the production fluids properties and measurement principles

  • Prerequisites

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