Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment

Production Enhancement by Stimulation & Reservoir Treatments

Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment

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05 - 09 Aug 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
02 - 06 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This PetroKnowledge Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment training course focuses on evaluation of well performance leading to determination of well conditions necessitating applications of stimulation and or fracturing to enhance oil recover from H/C reservoirs or at least to keep the steady production. The various methods of stimulation, the hydraulic fracturing along with their selection criteria are in this presented. The theoretical and practical aspects of the most important applicable methods will be covered. This training course integrates lectures with hands-on exercises.

The highlights of this training course will be as follows:

  • General understanding of the role of stimulation in the wells and fracturing
  • Extensive range of essential daily production technology practices
  • Advanced knowledge on reservoir and well stimulation in petroleum production
  • Formation characterization, well and reservoir testing, rock mechanics & well logs

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment training course, participants will learn to:

  • Identify the various concepts of fracturing operations
  • learn the basics and mechanics of hydraulic fracturing
  • Recognize the importance of fracturing fluid chemistry and proppants
  • Perform fracture evaluation using pressure diagnostics
  • Recognize the importance of fracture treatment design
  • evaluate fractured well performance and post-treatment evaluation
  • Determine the basic concepts of matrix treatments
  • Apply specific techniques of formation damage, including origin, diagnosis and treatment strategy
  • Differentiate additives in acidizing fluids
  • Analyze carbonate acidizing design
  • Discuss sandstone acidizing
  • Utilize systematic techniques in fluid placement and pumping strategy
  • Evaluate Matrix Stimulation Treatment

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment training course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of production technology for:

  • Trainee Production Engineers
  • Experienced Production Engineers
  • Petroleum Engineers
  • W.O Engineers
  • Foremen
  • Services Company Engineers.
  • Completion Engineers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Participants in this Advanced Stimulation and Reservoir Treatment training course will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the training course outline with the Tutor utilizing a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes presentations, breakout exercises, discussions, and videos. Participants are expected to contribute and have a high degree of interaction and work in groups during the breakouts and discussion sessions.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Formation Damage Overview
  • Damage Characterization: types and causes of damage
  • Treatments & Prevention
  • Removal and areas of damage
  • Short presentation of inflow and outflow performances
  • Scales
  • Formation damage in drilling and production operations
  • Completion skin
  • Minimum damage while perforating production zones
  • Damage in injection operation
Day Two: Hydraulic Fracturing, Fluids & Chemicals
  • Quality Control I
  • The goal of water analysis
  • Quality limits for fracturing fluids
  • Functions of fracturing fluid system
  • Ideal fluid system properties
  • Guar and polymers
  • The types of fracturing fluid systems
  • Advantages & disadvantages of each fluid
  • Additives and biocides
  • Leak off theory
 Day Three: Acidizing Techniques
  • Proper selection of acids according to formation damaged
  • Capabilities and limitations
  • Thermodynamic equilibrium
  • Economic Formation Stimulation
  • Reactants
  • Mineral acid
  • Organic acids
  • Powdered acids
  • Acid mixtures
  • Retarders
  • Types of acid stimulation
  • Applications and methods
  • Advanced design of a matrix acid treatment
  • Acid fracturing
Day Four: Fracturing applications
  • Mechanical behavior of the reservoir rock
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Fracture initiation. Elasticity and deformation of pay zones
  • Fracture extension
  • Well selection for fracturing and limitations
  • Oil Compatibility tests
  • Proppant movement, displacement and lock to position
  • Pre treatment considerations
  • Minimum requirements
  • Treatment fluids and evaluation of proppants.
  • Local geology influence
  • Core testing while design a fracturing operation
  • Fracture geometry and orientation evaluation
Day Five: Hydraulic fracturing application and fractured wells
  • Hydraulic fracturing stimulation
  • Purpose and operation options
  • Well candidates and restrictions
  • Treatment and function of fluids
  • Pre pad and pad
  • Proppant and flush
  • Lab tests and pre job tests in situ
  • Ideal operation
  • Flow regimes in operation of stimulation and fracturing
  • Post treatment well test analysis
  • Presentation of leak off and FIT tests as data for consideration prior to apply acid stimulation or hydraulic fracturing


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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