Course Outline

Course Outline

Oil & Gas Field Operations

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
OG 007 16 - 20 Feb 2020 Dubai 4500 Register
OG 007 05 - 09 Jul 2020 Dubai 4500 Register
OG 007 15 - 19 Nov 2020 Dubai 4500 Register

Oil & Gas Field Operations


Oil & Gas Field Operations are at the centre of oil & gas production business, as it is essential to keep the industry running. This training course will provide the participants with an integrated view of the oil & gas field operations and related facilities. It will also provide an understanding of the wide range of the oil & gas production handling and treatment equipment. In addition, an overall understanding of the fluid behavior inside the reservoir, through the downhole tubular and the processing facilities is covered.

PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Field Operations training course provides technical and practical knowledge to individuals in the oil and gas industry, and is exceptionally useful for those who would like to obtain an overview of the oil & gas business, industry components, production technology and different recovery methods.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Field Operations training course are:

  • Exploration & Drilling Operations
  • Reservoir & Subsurface Equipment
  • Oil & Gas Separation Systems and Troubleshooting
  • Gas Treatment & Dehydration Operations
  • Oil Dehydration and Desalting Operations
  • Oil Pumping & Gas Compression, Transportation a& Storage
Learning Objectives

Participants on PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Field Operations training course will be able to:

  • Gain an overview of global oil & gas related statistics
  • Gain an overview of the upstream operations and related facilities
  • Understand various methods and techniques used in the Oil & Gas Fields to explore, drill, produce, treat and transport oil, gas and their products
  • Gain knowledge about reservoir behavior such as pressure, temperature, rock and fluid properties and different recovery methods
  • Identify the types and purpose of production equipment such as wellheads, Manifolds, separators, chemical injection, pipelines, pig launchers and receivers, heat exchangers, valves, pumps and compressors
  • Be familiar with emulsion problems and treatment
  • Increase understanding in water and gas injection technology for pressure maintenance
  • Have knowledge of the following: Characteristics of Crude Oil, Oil & Gas Separation, The Petroleum Production Facility
  • Understand gas dehydration and processing, absorption, refrigeration and fractionation, cryogenics and LNG production
  • Understand various field facilities from the reservoir to end users
  • Understand oil & gas separation operations and troubleshooting
  • Understand various production and recovery techniques and methods
  • Gain an understanding with regards to evaluating oil & gas reserves, artificial lift and enhancing recovery
  • Get a general feel for conducting economic evaluation on field development projects including risk analysis
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Field Operations training course is designed for:

  • Personnel directly involved in operating oil and gas production and treatment facilities
  • Oil & gas field operation and maintenance personnel
  • Production personnel, junior staff and other staff who want to increase their understanding of the oil & gas production operation.
  • Field operations and maintenance technicians
  • Production operators who would like to enhance their knowledge about the function of various field facilities.
  • Project & Process engineers who are involved in designing and executing field production facilities
  • New hires and trainees in the areas of petroleum, production, process, industrial and mechanical engineering
  • Other support staff who have an interest in increasing their understanding of the oil & gas field operations
Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s Oil & Gas Field Operations training course will include a number of exercises aimed at enhancing each participant capability to understand various oil & gas field production operation and problems. A number of short industrial videos and animated exercises will be presented during the course to enhance the participants’ knowledge about the field operations.

Course Outline
  • Global Energy Statistics: Reserves, Production, Transportation, Consumption
  • Oil & gas Industry Components/Processes
  • The Upstream Operation and its components
  • Introduction to Geology
  • Origin of Oil & Gas
  • Fundamentals of Exploration & Seismic surveys
  • Drilling Operation & Rig Components
  • Deviated and Horizontal Drilling
  • Different Reservoir Types
  • Basic Rock & Fluid Properties
  • Reserves Determination
  • Reservoir Properties & Performance
  • Oil & Gas Composition
  • Phase Behavior of Produced Fluids
  • Production Methods & Facilities
  • Artificial Lift Methods & Facilities
  • Oil & Gas Recovery Methods
  • Well Testing, Completion and Production
  • Well Damage & Treatment
  • Problem Well Analysis & Solutions
  • Oil & gas facilities and equipment
  • Wellheads Components and Functions
  • Production Manifolds and their function
  • Oil & Gas Separator Types
  • Separator components & Troubleshooting
  • Oil & Gas Treatment; dehydration and sweetening Facilities
  • Emulsion; Causes and Treatment
  • Tank Farms, Oil Movement and Tank Types
  • Oil & Gas Phase diagram
  • Oil & Gas Rate Measurement
  • Pipeline Pigs types
  • Pig Launchers and Receivers.
  • Different Valve Types used in the fields
  • Oil & Gas Processing Methods & Facilities
  • Pumps & Compressors Types
  • LPG & LNG production
  • Introduction to Refinery Operations & Products
  • Field Safety and H2S precautions
  • Well Stimulation & Maintenance to Restore Production
  • Corrosion & Scale Control
  • Oil & Gas Field Development Economic Evaluation
  • Risk Analysis and Decision Making