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Why Choose this Training Course?
This Surface Equipment Facilities training course will provide a comprehensive overview of all typical oilfield treating and processing equipment. Participants will learn not only the purpose of each piece of equipment but how each works. Emphasis will be on gaining a detailed understanding of the facilities and the working principles of all types of surface facilities equipment. Through this training course, participants will learn how to operate and control the surface facilities production equipment and processes efficiently and safely.
The PetroKnowledge training course provides both theoretical and practical knowledge and skills highlighting:
Technology of the main surface production equipment
The major design guidelines of each equipment
Equipment common operating parameters & controls
Equipment common troubleshooting
Equipment startup/shutdown from/to different modes (Vessel start-up after major maintenance job, power failure, stand by, different ESD levels)
Related codes & standards for each equipment
How to maintain the efficient operation of surface production equipment considering safety as the prime consideration
What are the Goals?
By the end of this training course participants will be able to:
Identify the main surface facilities equipment, different types, application, selection criteria, the instrument & control devices used, the protection & safety devices installed
Understand the working principles of each equipment
Describe the operating context to maximize the equipment reliability and mitigate failure
Describe the range of application of different types and categories
Be familiar with common faults and its remedies
Acquire knowledge on plant equipment operations and troubleshooting
Review the operational systems, checklists and procedures adopted for process plant equipment commissioning and startup
Anticipate and avoid all problems associated with oil and gas process plant equipment start-up/shutdown and operate process plants with safety as the prime consideration
Be fully aware with the equipment used to process and transport produced oil, gas, and water including separators, heater-treaters, tanks, gas dehydration and sour gas sweetening systems, equipment used to clarify produced water, pumps, compressors, and heat exchange equipment
Understand the effects of produced fluid compositions (oil/gas/water) on facility equipment selection and operation
Who is this Training Course for?
This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
Technical Supervisory Staff
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This Surface Equipment Facilities training course will be delivered by an extensively interactive training methods, encouraging attendants to share their own questions and experiences and apply the course material to real-life work case studies. The attendants will also be encouraged to raise more of their own questions and to share developing the right answers using their own analysis and experience. Training course material through power point equipped with necessary animation, learning videos, and general discussion to provide participants with full understanding concerning the subject course will be provided.
25% Group & Individual Exercises
20% Case Studies
15% Active Movies and Videos
This training course will guide the participates to understand the key concepts and techniques for the surface production equipment. These key concepts can be utilized to maintain the safe and efficient operation of the whole surface production processing facilities.
This training course will emphasize the safe utilization of these equipment by operations and maintenance personnel, and equipment troubleshooting techniques.
By attending this training course, you will be able to:
Grasp fundamentals of Oil & Gas surface production techniques
Explain operating principles and conditions of oil, water, and gas treatment
Acquire details of main equipment of surface production equipment
Understand how to maintain the efficient operation of surface production facilities considering safety as the prime consideration
Day One: Overview of Oil and Gas Surface Production Facilities
Production Fluid Properties and Hydrocarbon Properties
Qualitative phase behavior and reservoirs
Typical sales/disposal specifications
Different Process Facility Configurations
Flowlines, piping and gathering systems
Principles of Separation
Separators Operation and Troubleshooting
Heat Exchangers and Coolers
Types of heat exchangers
Basic concepts of heat exchangers construction
Operation and troubleshooting
Design, selection, operation and troubleshooting
Day Two: Oil Treatment
Electrical Desalting of Crude Oils
Heatertreaters (horizontal & vertical)
Day Three: Gas Conditioning and Processing
Overview of Gas Conditioning and Processing
Gas composition and sales gas specifications
Gas Dehydration Systems
Gas Sweetening Systems
NGL Recovery and Fractionation
Distillation and Fractionation Towers
Trayed and Packed columns design and operation
Operating columns in fouling service
Tower operation and troubleshooting
Day Four: Rotating Equipment
Gas compression system
Compressor system design and selection
Operation and troubleshooting
Pump system design, selection, operation and troubleshooting
Examples and Case Studies
System design, selection, operation and troubleshooting
Day Five: Design and Operation of Flare System
Safety implications and causes of overpressure
Overpressure protection principles
Relieving capacity determination
Selection and sizing of relieving devices
Flare operation and controlling emissions
Zero flaring concept
On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be
awarded to the delegates
In Association With
The Energy Training Centre
Our collaboration with The Energy Training Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.