Prospect and Play Assessment - PPA - In House Training

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5 days
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Prospect and Play Assessment - In-house training by PetroSkills

This course can be conducted on site at your location exclusively for your staff. This course addresses field development project management principles and practices as they relate to engineering design

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Outcome / Qualification etc.

This in-house training course has the following outcomes:
  • Calculate geological risk and uncertainty in exploration prospects
  • Determine prospect resource volume estimates
  • Assess resource distribution in a play
  • Predict the number and size distribution of potential future fields in a play
  • Describe and calibrate risks associated with discovering a successful play

Training Course Content

This in-house training programme can be customised to meet your specific requirements. It typically covers:

  • Geological controls of oil and gas occurrence: Their impact on exploration risk and success
  • Review of common assessment methods: Selection of the most practical approach
  • Application of volumetric prospect assessments: Techniques, comparative data, and graphs to estimate input factors, such as trap volume, porosity, net/gross saturation, hydrocarbon fill fraction, formation volume factors, and recovery efficiencies
  • Probability methods: The expression of uncertainty for input factors and results including Monte Carlo techniques
  • Risk analysis: Principles and practice
  • Hydrocarbon charge assessment: Procedures for estimating possible amounts of oil and gas generated, migrated, and trapped in prospects
  • Prospect assessment workshop: Projects supplied either by the instructor or by participants, worked by teams and reported to the entire group
  • Play assessment techniques: Estimating the possible numbers, sizes, and associated risks for potential fields, with useful data on field densities, field-size distributions, oil versus gas relationships, and dependent versus independent risks
  • Play recognition and mapping: Play classification and subdivision, and play maps that high-grade the most favorable areas with minimal geologic risks
  • Play assessment workshop: Projects supplied either by the instructor or by participants, worked by teams and reported to the entire group
  • Aggregation of assessment results: Summing, derisking, and preparation for economic analysis
  • Limitations, pitfalls, uses, and discovery concepts: The philosophy of judging and using assessment results and the importance of basic geologic concepts

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PetroSkills - Oil & Gas Training Courses

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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