Surface Production Operations - PO3

Course summary
5 days
4,090 - 5,345 USD
Dubai, Houston, London, Midland, San Antonio
Open / Scheduled

Course description

This course presents a basic overview of all typical oilfield treating and processing equipment. Participants should learn not only the purpose of each piece of equipment but how each works. Emphasis is on gaining a basic understanding of the purpose and internal workings of all types of surface facilities and treating equipment. A major goal of this course is to improve communication among all disciplines, the field, and the office. Better communication should enhance operational efficiencies, lower costs and improve production economics. Example step-by-step exercises are worked together with the instructor to drive home the important points. Daily sessions include formal presentation interspersed with many short directed questions, discussion and problem solving.

Suitability - Who should attend?

All field, service, support, and supervisory personnel having interaction with Facilities Engineers and desiring to gain an awareness level understanding of the field processing of production fluids. This course is excellent for cross-training and delivers an understanding of all the fundamental field treating facilities.

Training Course Content

Properties of fluids at surface; Flowlines, piping, gathering systems; solids and liquid limits; Oil - water- gas - solids - contaminants; Separation and treatment; 2-3 phase separators, free water knockouts, centrifugal, filter; Storage tanks, gun barrels, pressure/vacuum relief, flame arrestors; Stabilizers; Foams, emulsions, paraffins, asphaltenes, hydrates, salts; Dehydrators; Water treaters: SP packs, plate interceptors, gas floatation, coalescers, hydrocyclones, membranes; Acid gas treatment: coatings, closed system, chemicals, solvents, conversion; stress cracking; Valves: all types; regulators; Pumps/Compressors: centrifugal, positive displacement, rotary, reciprocating, ejectors; Metering: orifice, head, turbine, and others; Corrosion/Scales: inhibition and treatment

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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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Average rating 4.2

Based on 12 reviews

Drilling Engineer
Instructor was awesome. Very knowledgeable and charismatic.
Operations Engineer I
The instructor was great. I enjoyed the real life application scenarios (case studies, example, etc.!). The class was effective.
Operations Engineer I
The enthusiasm of class interaction, conversation, and discussion was great.
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