Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Production Engineering
LevelAdvanced
Duration1 Day
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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OLGA Heat Transfer Workshop

This one day workshop combines lectures and hands-on examples to better understand the various options that are available in OLGA to predict heat transfer.  The workshop includes discussion of which model to use for a set of typical examples.

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  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Topics

    • Review of heat transfer fundamentals
    • Review of heat transfer models in OLGA
    • Standard radial heat transfer method, including examples
    • Discussion of buried pipeline modeling in standard OLGA including example
    • Importance of pipeline wall modeling in transient operations, including examples
    • Discussion of Heat transfer in wellbores and examples for:
      • Annulus keyword
      • Modeling of the extent of the heat front into the surrounding rock
    • Discussion of FEMTherm, including model examples for:
      • Buried pipeline
      • Semi-buried pipeline
      • Buried pipelines with cover
      • Bundled pipelines
    • Modeling of heavy oil transport pipelines, including example
  • Audience

    Experienced OLGA users who are interested in learning more about heat transfer prediciton in OLGA.

  • Prerequisites

    Workshop attendees need a working knowledge of the basic OLGA. One year or more experience with the program preferred. 

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