"Introduction to the up-Stream Oil and Gas Industry"
Introduction to the up-Stream Oil and Gas Industry Objective. To familiarize non-petroleum technical personnel of the broad, diverse technological and operational aspects of petroleum engineering in the upstream oil and gas industry. Who should attend? The non-petroleum engineers, technicians in oil and gas related areas, accountants, and support personnel working in the operation and engineering divisions. Course Outline Introduction and Basic Definitions Overview of Oil and Gas Resources and Basic Review of Petroleum Geology The Geologic Column Petroleum Traps Origin of Petroleum, Migration and Accumulation Seismic Prospect ion: Review of Technology and Operations Oil Well Drilling Technology The Rig: Basic Functions and Components The Drilling Fluids: Functions, Types and Compositions Well Design: A Descriptive Review Fundamental Drilling Operations and Problems Oil Well Logging: Equipment, Tools and Operations Well Completion and Work over Operations Production Operations Surface Production Facilities Separation and Treatment of Oil, Gas and Water Artificial lift system Lift Systems Storage System and Tank Farms Reserves, Recovery and Reservoir Engineering Definition of Reserves Reservoir Drive Mechanisms Primary Recovery Enhanced Recovery Methods Oilfield Safety Environmental Aspects