Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Production

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  • Start Date

    07 Jul, 2020

  • End Date

    10 Jul, 2020

  • Price


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Event Details

This course is a broad introduction to oil and gas development. It conveys a background understanding of the origins of oil and gas, how subsurface developments are decided and how these link with the selection of the surface facilities development.
Primary surface oil and gas production systems are covered including export systems from pipelines to oil terminals and tankers.



Oil & Gas Origins, Exploration and Subsurface Development

  • Origins of oil & gas
  • The oil & gas lifecycle
    - Cash flow for an oil & gas project
  • Exploration & appraisal
    - Seismic acquisition
    - Exploration drilling
    - Appraisal & prospect evaluation
  • Sub-surface development
    - Estimating volumes of reserves
    - Reservoir recovery mechanisms
    - Artificial lift
    - Secondary, tertiary & enhanced oil recovery

Surface Facilities

  • Primary production systems
  • Oil processing (stabilisation, dehydration, desalting)
  • Water processing
  • Water injection
  • Gas processing

Offshore Production Systems

  • Offshore structures
  • Floating systems
  • Basics of flow assurance
  • Subsea engineering

Onshore Systems and Project Development

  • Onshore plants
  • Export systems
    - Pipelines
    - Export terminals
    - Tankers
  • Project development
    - Health safety & environment
    - Handling uncertainties
    - Managing risk
  • Introduction to operations & maintenance
  • Introduction to well & reservoir management



A facilities or process engineer, either a graduate or a more experienced technical professional looking to develop theoretical competence



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:                       25th – 28th February, 2020

2ND BATCH:                      7th  – 10th July, 2020

3RD BATCH:                      13th – 16th October, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
25 Feb, 2020 28 Feb, 2020
Start Date End Date
07 Jul, 2020 10 Jul, 2020
Start Date End Date
13 Oct, 2020 16 Oct, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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