Petroleum “ Oil and Gas “ Production Systems, Pipeline Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Well Testing, ... (Full-Time)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Amsterdam (Netherlands), Durban (South Africa), Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and 7 other venues

£ 90,000 - (Rs 74,65,794)
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This course is designed for:Pipeline Designers, Engineers and Technicians;Project, Field, Installation and Operation Managers;Integrity and Maintenance Personnel;Employee seeking career enhancement;Professionals in supporting or aligned oil and gas sectors;Oil and gas safety officials;Business professionals;Project leaders;Professional staffs

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Damrak 1-5, 1012, Noord Holland, Netherlands
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South Sathon Road, 10120, Bangkok, Thailand
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City of London
Kendal Street, London, England
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Coral Deira Hotel, Muraqabat Street, Deria, Dubai, 82999,, 82999, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Walnut Road, 40001, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Degree or Relevant Work Experience

What you'll learn on the course

Basic Grammar
Bachelor Degree

Course programme

Module Titles:
  1. Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Production Systems
  2. Petroleum - Oil and Gas -Reservoir Engineering Practice
  3. Oil Well Testing
  4. Engineering and Construction Project Management
  5. Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Pipeline Engineering
  6. Business Technical Report Writing
  7. Health and Safety in - Oil and Gas - Industry (Part 1)
  8. Health and Safety in - Oil and Gas - Industry (Part 2)

Limited Contents, Concepts and Issues

Module 1-4: Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Production Systems

  • The Role of Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Production Engineering
  • Production from Under-saturated Oil Reservoirs
  • Production from Two-Phase Reservoirs
  • Production from Natural Gas Reservoirs
  • Production from Horizontal Wells
  • The Near-Wellbore Condition and Damage Characterization; Skin Effects
  • Wellbore Flow Performance
  • Flow in Horizontal Wellbores, Wellheads, and Gathering Systems
  • Well Deliverability
  • Forecast of Well Production
  • Gas Lift
  • Pump-Assisted Lift
  • Well Performance Evaluation
  • Matrix Acidizing: Acid/Rock Interactions
  • Sandstone Acidizing Design
  • Carbonate Acidizing Design
  • Hydraulic Fracturing for Well Stimulation
  • The Design and Execution of Hydraulic Fracturing Treatments
  • Sand Management

Module 5-8: Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Reservoir Engineering Practice
  • Porosity of Reservoir Rocks
  • Permeability and Relative Permeability
  • Reservoir Fluid Saturations
  • Pressure-Volume-Temperature (PVT) Properties of Reservoir
  • Reservoir Fluid Sampling and PVT Laboratory Measurements
  • PVT Properties Predictions from Equations of State
  • The General Material Balance Equation
  • Gas Reservoirs
  • Oil Reservoirs
  • Fluid Flow in Petroleum Reservoirs

Module 9-11: Oil Well Testing

  • Oil Well Testing Familiarization
  • Reservoir Oil Flow Analysis
  • Transient Well Testing Methods for Horizontal Oil Wells
  • Pressure Drawdown Testing Techniques for Oil Wells
  • Pressure Build-up Analysis Techniques for Oil Wells
  • Original and Average Reservoir Pressure Estimation Methods
  • Well Testing Methods for Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
  • Type Curve Matching Methods for Oil Wells
  • Flow Regime Identification and Analysis Using Special Methods
  • Application of Pressure Derivative in Oil Well Test Analysis
  • Massive Hydraulic-Fractured Oil Well Behaviour Analysis
  • Drill-Stem Testing Methods
  • Interference and Pulse Test Analysis Methods
  • Injection Well Transient Testing Analysis
  • Well Testing Methods in Multilayered Oil Reservoir Systems
  • Pressure Analysis Methods in Heterogeneous Oil Reservoir Systems

Modules 12-15: Engineering and Construction Project Management

  • Project Management
  • Project Initiation: Defining the Needs of Stakeholders
  • Project Planning
  • Project Execution
  • Project Monitoring
  • Project Evaluation
  • Project Control
  • Problem-solving and Decision-making
  • Project Termination/Closure
  • Project Communication
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Information Management: Data Gathering and Analysis

Modules 16-19: Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Pipeline Engineering

  • Pipelines
  • Single-Phase Incompressible Newtonian Fluid
  • Single-Phase Compressible Flow in Pipe
  • Non-Newtonian Fluids
  • Flow of Solid/Liquid Mixture in Pipe (Slurry Pipelines)
  • Flow of Solid/Air Mixture Through Pipe
  • Capsule Pipelines
  • Pipes, Fittings, Valves and Pressure Regulations
  • Pumps and Turbines
  • Instrumentation and Pigging
  • Protection of Pipelines against Abrasion, Freezing and Corrosion
  • Planning and Construction of Pipelines
  • Structural Design of Pipelines
  • Pipeline Operations, Monitoring, Maintenance and Rehabilitation

Modules 20-22: Business Technical Report Writing

  • Planning and Outlining the Report
  • Making the Report
  • Writing Style and Lapses
  • Report Illustration
  • Report Format
  • Writing Routine Reports
  • Writing Non-routine Reports
  • Planning and Delivering an Oral Report
  • Research Planning
  • Data Sources
  • Primary Data Sources
  • Secondary Data Sources
  • Analyzing Data for Complex Reports
  • Writing Business Research Reports

Module 23: Health and Safety in Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Industry (Part 1)

Prioritising Workers' Health and Safety Interest While in the Workplace
  • Health and Toxic Substances
  • Environmental Control and Noise
  • Flammable and Explosive Materials
  • Personal Protection and First Aid
Safety Precautions and Emergency Incident Risk Management
  • Fire Protection
  • Materials Handling and Storage
  • Machine Guarding

Module 24: Health and Safety in Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Industry (Part 2)

Petroleum - Oil and Gas - Safety
  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Offshore Statistics
  • Oil and Gas Industry Safety Regimes/ Institutions and Their Safety Regulation and Monitoring System
  • Safety Relief Valves and Rupture Discs
  • Pressure Safety Valves (PSV), Operation and Testing
  • Gaswell Blowouts
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Principles
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Safety for Oil and Gas
  • Rig Accidents
  • Actinia Oil Rig Blowout
  • Blow-Out Preventers - (BOP)
  • New Generation of BOPs
  • Malfunctioning of BOPs
  • Dealing with Blowouts
  • Analysing the BP Oil Disaster
Worker Exposure to Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing
  • The "Fracking" Process
  • Chemical additives in Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Silica sand as a Proppant
  • NIOSH Findings on Worker Exposures to Silica
  • Determining worker exposure levels
  • Health Hazards of Silica
  • Chronic/classic silicosis, Accelerated silicosis
  • Acute silicosis
  • Monitor the air to determine worker exposures to silica

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Additional information

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute is registered with the UK Registry of Learning Providers (UKRLP) of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), formerly Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS).

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