T135 - Fundamentals of Petroleum For Non Engineers and Geologists
COURSE TITLE: FUNDAMENTALS OF PETROLEUM INDUSTRY FOR NON- GEOLOGISTS AND NON-ENGINEERS
This course provides a comprehensive training in basic petroleum technology to non-technical personnel.
It will arm personnel with the terminology associated with E&P operations. This course has received
a worldwide attention in recent years. This course focuses on all aspects of the petroleum industry
from exploration to drilling and production. It also includes safety issues (operation and personnel),
time value of money (economics), and environmental issues.
BENEFITS OF THE COURSE
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to do the following:
Understand tools, practices, and terminology associated with the petroleum industry
How oil/gas is located, drilled for and produced from a well
Learn about surface equipment used to gather, process and store produced oil.
Understand simple economics and problems associated with the petroleum industry
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Non-Engineers, Technicians, Technical Personnel, Accountants, Legal, Administrative and Other Professionals
COURSE DURATION: 5 DAYS
Introduction to the Petroleum Industry: Review of the Petroleum Industry; Its History; Developments and Growth; Contributions and Achievements; and Challenges
Nature of Oil and Gas: Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Other Hydrocarbons, Crude Oil, Tar, and Asphalt
Petroleum Geology - Oil and Gas Reservoirs: Characteristics of Reservoir Rocks; Origin and Accumulation of Oil and Gas; Requirements for Commercial Accumulation of Hydrocarbons, Finding Petroleum Traps; and Types of Wells
Drilling Rigs and Drilling Operations: Types of Drilling Techniques; Drilling Locations and Associated Problems; Selection of Drilling Areas; Wellsite Preparation; Drilling team; Types of Rigs; Drilling Equipment; Drilling Fluid; Vertical, Deviated, and Horizontal Wells; and Drilling Rig Contracts
Well Completion and Surface Production Operations: Completion of Wells; Casing and Cementing; Completion Configurations; Surface Production Operations; Treatment of Crude Oil; and Storage of Crude Oil
Petroleum Economic Analysis and Evaluation Concepts: Time Value of Money, Present Value of Money, Rate of Return, Discount Rate of Return; Net Present Value; Elements of Economic Evaluation; Risk and Uncertainty; and Economic Factors Affecting Evaluation
Oil Industry Operational Safety Systems: Rig Safety; Production Operational Safety Concerns; and Handling of Hydrogen Sulfide Gas
Environmental Issues for Oil Exploration Related Activities: Overview of Environmental Problems in Exploration and Production Operations; Environmental Laws and Regulations; Planning Environmental Compliance; and Oil Spill and Clean-Up