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Course Details

Production Technology & Chemistry


Cranfield University
School of Engineering
Contact Provider
Cranfield
1 Week
Short Course
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£1,700.00
The course will be of particular interest to engineers in oil and gas exploration, production and operating companies, consultants, contractors, service providers and equipment suppliers involve in design and operation. Researchers who need to understand
Cranfield University, College Road, Cranfield, MK43 0AL, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

This short course explores the properties of produced fluid and its evolution from reservoir to production facilities. The impact and methods of wax, hydrate, asphaltines control will be examined. Basic downstream processing plant operation, separation and chemical treatment will also be introduced. The course is delivered with the support of practising engineers and leading consultants in the field.

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of current production systems and chemistry.
  • Competently design flow assurance transportation systems for production chemistry related issues.
  • Interface with other oil/gas or related industry disciplines in a design or operating environment.

Course Topics

  • Flow Assurance Fundamentals and Production Chemistry
    • Introduction to Production Chemistry and Flow Assurance
  • Fluid Sampling
    • Well Testing
    • Downhole Sampling and Testing techniques
    • PVT analysis
  • Design for Hydrates
    • Prediction of Hydrate Formation
    • Thermal Management
    • Chemical and Mechanical Control of Hydrates
    • Thermodynamic Inhibition
    • Kinetic Inhibitors and Anti Agglomerates
  • Wax and Rheology
    • Thermal Management
    • Chemical and Mechanical Control of Wax Deposition
    • Non-Newtonian flow
    • Viscous Oils and Gel Transport
  • Scale Prediction and Control
    • Scale Prediction
    • Mechanical and Chemical/Process Treatment and Control of Scale
  • Asphaltines and Napthanates
    • Prediction and Control of Asphaltine and Napthanates
  • Chemical Injection Systems
    • Chemical Storage
    • Metering and Distribution Systems
    • Umbilical Design.
  • Downstream Processing and Design of Separation Systems
    • Basic Downstream Processing Plant Operations
    • Separation and Chemical Treatment

Who should attend?

The course will be of particular interest to engineers in oil and gas exploration, production and operating companies, consultants, contractors, service providers and equipment suppliers involve in design and operation. Researchers who need to understand the background and application of their research. Managers who want to understand the technical issues to aid decision making.

Course Delivery

This is a five day course. All delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the course.

*PLEASE NOTE: Dates provided are provisional and may change; confirmed dates will be provided at a later date or upon registration.




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