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Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development
Competency Management system SLB NEXT

EPO - Exploration and Production Online

This 12 hour eLearning course describes the life-cycle of the reservoir from formation of thehydrocarbon to how that oil and/or gas is trapped in the reservoir to theexploration process, followed by the reservoir appraisal, development planningand execution of that plan and finally production operations. It is anexcellent introduction to the upstream petroleum industry.

During the course you will learn about:

  • People - the personnel involved in the oil and gas business and their functions;
  • Life-cycle - the various phases of exploration and production;
  • Technologies - the enabling technologies and processes required for successful exploitation of hydrocarbons;
  • The social, environmental and financial aspects of the oil and gas business.

Pre-course Quizzes



Exploration

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


Reservoir Appraisal and Development Planning

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


Reservoir Development

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

Completion and Production Operations

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

Post-course Quizzes
Learning activity mix

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

Exploration (1.5 hours run time)

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

 

Reservoir Appraisal and Development Planning (1.5 hours run time)

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

 

Reservoir Development (1.5 hours run time)

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

 

Production Operations (2 hours run time)

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

 

Challenge Modules (2 hours run time)

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

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$1,000

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