Flow Assurance for Offshore Production - FAOP

Course summary
5 days
4,370 - 5,340 USD
Aberdeen, Calgary, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, London, Perth
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Flow assurance is a critical component in the design and operation of offshore production facilities. This is particularly true as the industry goes to deeper water, longer tiebacks, deeper wells, and higher temperature and pressure reservoirs. Although gas hydrate issues dominate the thermohydraulic design, waxes, asphaltenes, emulsions, scale, corrosion, erosion, solids transport, slugging, and operability are all important issues which require considerable effort. The participant will be presented with sufficient theory/correlation information to be able to understand the basis for the applications. This intensive five-day course has considerable time devoted to application and design exercises to ensure the practical applications are learned. One personal computer is provided, at additional cost, for each two participants.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Engineers, operators, and technical managers who are responsible for offshore completions, production, and development; technical staff needing a foundation in principals, challenges, and solutions for offshore flow assurance. The course is also appropriate for persons involved in produced fluids flow in onshore production operations.

Training Course Content

Overview of flow assurance; PVT analysis and fluid properties; Steady state and transient multiphase flow modeling; Hydrate, paraffin, and asphaltene control; Basics of scale, corrosion, erosion, and sand control; Fluid property and phase behavior modeling; Equations of state; Fugacity and equilibrium; Viscosities of oils; Thermal modeling; Multiphase pressure boosting; Slugging: hydrodynamic, terrain induced, and ramp up; Commissioning, start-up, and shutdown operations

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PetroSkills was founded in 2001 as an alliance between BP, Shell and OGCI, aiming to accomplish a mission of vital importance for the future of the Oil & Gas industry. PetroSkills provide high quality professional training and courses that are...

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Average rating 4.3

Based on 9 reviews

Project Engineer, Australia
Interactive good discussion through problems and explanation of theory for practical solutions. "
Design Engineer, United Kingdom
Good visual aids. Questions well answered. Very helpful and informative spreadsheets provided.
Petroleum Engineer
I would like to thank the instructor for the energy and vast knowledge he brought to the classroom.
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