Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Production Engineering
Duration5 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Production Technology - Heriot-Watt University Program

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The course provides an insight in to the Field Development Process and the role of Production Engineering. It will explain the important concepts in reservoir and well productivity optimisation, downhole completion concepts, completion equipments, wireline services, perforating, multiple zone completions, well intervention and workover, and advanced wells. The goal of the course is to provide an insight into the role of production engineer and basic concepts in well productivity, as well as covering various operational issues.

This course forms part of the Heriot-Watt Distance Learning MSc Petroleum Engineering, being designed to prepare students for taking the examination. Suitable tutorials, example examination with model solutions & self assessed review exercise are provided for later study.

Classes may be attended by individuals who seek to understand better the subject but who are not registered for the degree course.  To find out more about the MSc Petroleum Engineering go to: http://www.nexttraining.net/masters.cfm

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    • Conventional Completions
      • Wellbore Completion Concepts
      • Multiple Zone Completion
      • Completion Equipment
    • Advanced Well Completions

    Day 2

    • Reservoir & Tubing Performance
      • Inflow Performance
      • Tubing Performance
      • Flow Through Chokes
      • Completion
      • Modelling
    • Selection & Design of Artificial Lift
      • ESPs
      • Gas Lift
      • PCPs
      • Beam Pumps
      • Hydraulic Pumps

    Day 3

    • Perforating
    • Formation Damage 
      • Causes & identification
    • Matrix Acidising
      • Formation Damage Removal
      • Other Matrix Treatments

    Day 4

    • Hydraulic Fracturing
      • MHF
      • Skin Bypass
      • Combination with Sand Control
    • Unstable Formations & Sand Control
      • Causes & Recognition of Sand Failure
      • Sand Screens
      • Gravel Packing
      • Consolidation

    Day 5

    • Field Development Concepts & Fluid Processing
  • Audience

    Trainee production engineers, petroleum engineers and specialist service company engineers.

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