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    Introduction to Production Engineering - Remote Instructor Led Series

    Introduction to Production Engineering - Remote Instructor Led Series covers fundamental concepts, following the hydrocarbons production cycle. The course starts with a revision of Reservoir Engineering fundamental notions, focusing then in the effect of well completion in production and finally concentrating in the most common operations and well interventions.

    The course has class exercises to ensure the concepts are properly understood and animations are presented to illustrate the operation of downhole tools.

    The is primarily designed for non-Production Engineers with the objectives:

    • Become conversant on major topics within the production engineering
    • Develop empathy for the challenges faced by the industry related to production engineering topics
    • Develop the vocabulary and understanding of roles necessary to facilitate discussions with other professionals on production engineering topics

    Overview of Reservoir concepts. How reservoir properties affect production:

    • Introduction, Course Objectives
    • 1st Day Quiz
    • Geology & Production
    • Rock Properties
    • Fluid Properties
    • Reserves
    • Driving Mechanisms

    Well Performance and Nodal Analysis:

    • Radial Flow - Oil Wells
    • Radial Flow - Gas Wells
    • Damage and Skin
    • Well Testing
    • Nodal Analysis

    Introduction to Completions:

    • Casing string and suspension
    • Tubing Selection and Connections
    • Packers
    • Wellheads, Xmas trees and Surface Facilities
    • Accessories
    • Safety Valves
    • Running Completions
    • Artificial Lift

    Introduction to Completions (cont.) and Introduction to Well Intervention:

    • Multilaterals
    • Sand Control
    • Smart Completions
    • Perforating
    • Candidate Selection for Acidizing
    • Acidizing
    • Fracturing

    • Production Logging
    • Considerations on Coiled Tubing 
    • Unconventional Production (Shale Gas)
    • Surface Facilities

    Last Day Quiz

    The course is designed for Engineers and Geoscientists working in Exploration and Drilling and needing to contact with Production Engineering space.

    Domain of basic Mathematics and Physics is fundamental. Exposure in the oilfield is beneficial but not essential.

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