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ONLINE: Production Engineering (PRE912)


    This broad-spectrum course covers fundamentals and best practices of modern petroleum production engineering by providing an understanding of integrated production systems, from reservoir to surface.
    The course begins with a review of the basic principles of reservoir, wellbore and surface network modelling, to then present solutions to couple together the different elements of a production system. Emphasis will be placed on field performance enhancement and maintenance operations.
    The course will also teach how to optimise a production system and maximise the recoverable reserves from a field given the physical constraints dictated by the production system itself and knowing the limitations of current modelling tools.

    Course Structure: 9 modules of 1½ hours each, delivered over 3 days
    Each day will consist of 3 modules, split into units of 1½ hours, followed by a 20 min break.

    Course Level: Foundation / Skill
    Duration: 3 days
    Instructor: Gioia Falcone

    Designed for you, if you are...

    • A petroleum engineer, process engineer, development geologist, oilfield production manager or field engineer with a limited background in production engineering

    How we build your confidence

    • Theoretical concepts complemented by worked examples and short films

    The benefits from attending

    By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

    • Fundamentals of integrated production systems
    • Best practices to optimise a production system and maximise reserves


    • Introduction to integrated production systems
    • Reservoir inflow characterisation
    • Well completions
    • Flow modelling in pipes
    • System analysis: linking the reservoir, the near-wellbore, the wellbore and the surface facilities
    • Artificial lift
    • Well stimulation
    • Flow measurement and production allocation
    • Planning short-, medium- and long-term optimisation of field management

    Customer Feedback

    "The course covered the entirety of associated topics and gave an excellent overview and insight. Highly experienced trainer and well balanced timing." - Project Team Leader at MOL

    "The course covered a lot in a very logical organised way." - Well Performance Engineer at NOC

    "The instructor has an excellent ability to deliver the information in an easy way" - Petroleum Engineer at Qatar Petroleum

    "Good balance between theoretical and practical (in situ) data/situations" - Engineer at Partex



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