Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Multi-Discipline
Duration12 Hours
CostUSD 1,000.00
Delivery Mechanism eLearning

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Exploration & Production On-Line

This 20 hour CBT course available on-line describes the lifecycle of the reservoir from formation of the hydrocarbon to how that oil and/or gas is trapped in the reservoir to the exploration process, followed by the reservoir appraisal, development planning and execution of that plan and finally production operations. It is an excellent introduction to the upstream petroleum industry.

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  • Audience
  • Topics

    Exploration (3 hours run time)

    • Exploration and Geoscience Overview
    • Economic Petroleum Accumulation
    • Reservoir Prediction
    • Exploration Business Processes


    Reservoir Appraisal and Development Planning (3 hours run time)

    • Reservoir Engineering Overview
    • Reservoir and Recovery Estimations
    • Field Development Planning


    Reservoir Development (4 hours run time)

    • Drilling Overview - Personnel and Equipment
    • The Well Design Process
    • The Well Construction Process
    • Drilling Economics and the AFE


    Production Operations (5 hours run time)

    • Well Completion Overview
    • Completion Equipment
    • Specific Completions
    • Perforating Overview
    • Surface Facilities and Production Transportation


    Challenge Modules (5 hours run time)

    • Exploration Challenge
    • Field Development Planning Challenge
    • Drilling Challenge
    • Completion Challenge
  • Audience

    Anyone needing an introduction to the upstream petroleum industry.  Excellent for anyone with a non-technical background or little to no petroleum industry experience.

  • Prerequisites

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