Oil & Gas Training
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PIPESIM Gas Field Production Operation

This course illustrates the usage of the PIPESIM steady-state multiphase simulator for designing and modeling the operations of gas production systems.  Practical and comprehensive problems will be discussed and analyzed throughout the course.

Production Engineers, Facilities Engineers, Field Production Operations Engineers

Learning activity mix
  • Understand how to navigate the PIPESIM user interface
  • Size flowlines and surface equipment
  • Understand how to troubleshoot and debottleneck network models
  • Model water separation and injection into a salt water disposal well
  • Model sources representing wellhead or manifold production
  • Construct a compositional fluid model
  • Predict gas hydrate formation
  • Predict erosion and corrosion
  • Predict liquid loading in gas wells
  • Model centrifugal and reciprocating gas compressors
  • Compare the relative benefits of push vs. pull compression
  • Estimate the required slug catcher size
  • Model a transmission network

General knowledge on petroleum engineering as well as elemental software skills are recommended

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