Surface Production Facilities Operations

Course Properties

Course date: 07-01-2018
Course End Date: 11-01-2018
Location Dubai

 Course Objectives:

            At the end of the course, participants will have:   

              * Developed their existing understanding of Surface Production Facilities Operations.
              * Understood the construction, the arc extinguishing principles of Surface Production Facilities Operations.
              * Expanded their knowledge on Oil reservoirs, Separators and separation, Piping and measurements  .
              * Acquired the skills and practical knowledge to identify the requirements for Oil treatment and Gas Dehydration.
              * Understood the main Surface concerns.
              * Developed their existing understanding of  Safety aspects, Production operation, and Trouble shooting.



Who should attend:

             Petroleum engineers & high qualified operators . .

Course Contents:   

                       Separators and separation :                                       

                                         * Types of separators
                                         * Component parts of separator
                                         * Operating problems
                                         * Separator sizing                

         Piping and measurements :                                  

                                        * Piping design and selection
                                         * Piping materials
                                         * Oil measurement
                                         * Gas measurement                      

         Oil reservoir :                                       

                                         * Types of reservoir
                                         * Reservoir performance & recovery factor, secondary recovery
                                         * Water & gas injection
                                         * Water injection treatment                    

           Surface concerns :                                        

                                         * Gas / Oil separation
                                         * Basic concepts understanding
                                         * Gas / Oil separation equipment                 

            Oil treatment :                                         

                                          * Dehydration
                                          * Desalting                    

           Gas Dehydration :                                       

                                         * Reason for dehydration
                                          * Prediction of conditions leading to hydrate formation
                                          * Dehydration methods                  

           Gas sweating ( acid gas removal ):                                         

                                          * Chemi- sorption seating process
                                          * Physical solvents
                                          * Direct conversion H2S to elementary sulfur .     

          Valves type and principal of operations .  

           Safety aspects                                        

                                           * Flare system
                                           * Gas conversion & flaring minimization
                                           * Control system    

           Production operation .                            

                                           * Surface facilities .
                                           * Crude oil separation .
                                           * Sub. Centers operation & design .
                                           * Crude oil emulsion chemicteristic & solution .
                                           * Trouble shooting ( operations ) .    .