Production Quality and Process Upsets

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OG045 September 22, 2024 - September 26, 2024 Cairo - EGYPT $ 4000

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OG045 July 14, 2024 - July 18, 2024 Abu Dhabi - UAE $ 5000

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OG045 August 25, 2024 - August 29, 2024 Barcelona $ 5000

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  • By the end of this Course participants will be able to:
  • Well inflow performance and its impact on processing facilities
  • About oil, gas, and water compositions and properties needed for equipment selection and sizing
  • How to select and evaluate processes and equipment used to meet sales or disposal specifications
  • How to apply physical and thermodynamic property correlations and principles to the design and evaluation of oil production and processing facilities
  • How to perform equipment sizing calculations for major production facility separation equipment
  • Understand the production Optimization technique
  • Explain theory behind production quality according to standard procedures
  • How to evaluate processing configurations for different applications
  • How to recognize and develop solutions to operating Upsets in oil/water processing facilities .

The Delegates

Geo-scientists, Engineers and Managers (in Drilling, Well Intervention/Services, Reservoir Engineering, Production Operations, Marketing/Sales etc.), whose jobs require them to interface with Completion Engineers, Production Technologists, Well Production Operations Engineers, and Well Maintenance/Servicing Engineers who wish to enhance their current job effectiveness, through more knowledge on Well Completion and Performance, than that attained from their own “core” discipline training and exposure .

The Contents

  • Introduction
  • Crude oil properties and compositions
  • Crude oil types
  • Crude oil handling problems
  • Making the Equipment Work, Facility Types
  • Well flow lines gathering point
  • Plant layout and integration
  • Principles of process operation
  • Introduction to control systems
  • GC processes troubleshooting and systems
  • DCS, system operation and monitoring
  • PLC systems and operation
  • UPS systems and monitoring systems
  • SCADA systems and monitoring techniques.
  • Control systems using simulator
  • Principles of calibration of control systems
  • Precautions during calibration Steps in control systems calibration
  • Monitoring equipment performance
  • Routine instrumentation
  • Controllers checks & reporting defective controls to maintenance
  • Conducting root cause analysis for all operating parameters
  • Control system response for ESD
  • Choosing a Process
  • Introduction
  • Controlling the Process, Operation of a Control Valve, Pressure Control, Level Control, Temperature Control, Flow Control
  • Basic System Configuration
  • Wellhead and Manifold, Separation, Oil Treating, Lease Automatic Custody Transfer (LACT), Pumps, Water Treating, Compressors, Gas Dehydrators
  • Control types, components
  • Level control
  • Pressure Control
  • Temperature control
  • Control loops type
  • Control loop components
  • Basics of operation on Instrumentation controls (LCV, PCB, transmitter, switches)
  • Instrumentation functions
  • Types of instrumentation
  • Instrumentation locations
  • Control loop types
  • Components of instruments
  • Instrument variable measurement
  • Control troubleshooting
  • Sample exercises
  • Control Systems
  • Control systems type
  • Check data accuracy ,
  • system function and operate
  • check control system functions
  • Performance of control system
  • Calibration and adjustment
  • Troubleshooting of control system and take action
  • Check for GC equipment as one unit
  • Operation according to international standard
  • Operation according to international procedures
  • Production optimization using check system analysis
  • Nodal analysis technique
  • Procedure of appliying Nodal analysis
  • Oil and Gas Separation
  • Factors Affecting Separation
  • Equipment Description
  • Horizontal Separators, Vertical Separator
  • Spherical Separators, Other Configurations
  • Scrubbers
  • Horizontal vs. Vertical Vessel Selection,
  • Vessel Internals
  • Inlet Diverters, Wave Breaker, Defoaming Plates
  • Vortex Breaker, Mist Extractor
  • Potential Operating Problems
  • Foamy Crudes, Paraffin, Sand
  • Liquid Carryover and Gas Blowby
  • Troubleshooting and take action
  • Settling, Drop Size, Retention Time
  • Re-entrainment
  • Oil and Water Separation
  • Introduction,
  • Equipment Description,
  • Horizontal Separators, Vertical Separators
  • Horizontal vs. Vertical Selection
  • Vessel Internals
  • Coalescing Plates 143, Sand Jets and Drains
  • Emulsions
  • Theory,
  • Gas Separation, Oil/Water Settling
  • Water Droplet Size in Oil, Oil Droplet Size in Water
  • Retention Time
  • Separation problems
  • Troubleshooting and take action
  • Crude Oil Treating Systems
  • Methods of emulsion treatment
  • Heating
  • Chemical demulsfiers
  • Washing water with mixing valve
  • Electromagnetic field ( dehydration and desalter)
  • Emulsion Treating Theory
  • Forming Emulsions, Emulsifying Agent
  • Demulsifiers
  • Gravity Separation,
  • Coalescence, Viscosity, Temperature Effects
  • Heat Input Equations, Water Droplet Size and Retention
  • Time, Coalescing Media Electrostatic Coalescers
  • Treating Equipment
  • Vertical Treaters, Horizontal Treaters
  • Electrostatic Treaters
  • Troubleshooting and take action
  • Produced-Water Treating Systems
  • Introduction,
  • System Description
  • Theory
  • Gravity Separation, Dispersion, Coalescence, Flotation
  • Treating Equipment,
  • Settling Tanks and Skimmer Vessels
  • Skimmer Sizing Equations, Plate Coalescers
  • Skimmer/Coalescers, Precipitators/ Coalescing Filters
  • Free-Flow Turbulent Coalescers (SP Packs)
  • Flotation Units, Hydrocyclones, Disposal Piles
  • Skim Pile
  • Drain Systems
  • Information Required for Design
  • Influent Water Quality,
  • Produced Water, Soluble Oil Deck Drainage
  • Equipment Selection Procedure
  • Equipment Specification
  • Example: Design the Produced-Water Treating System for the
  • Data Given
  • Troubleshooting and take action
  • Troubleshooting for separation unit
  • Troubleshooting for treatment unit
  • Safety System (Normal & Emergency shutdown System, Fire & Gas detection).
  • Risk assessment
  • Safety precaution
  • Fire and explosion
  • Loss prevention
  • Types of hazards
  • The HAZOP study techniques
  • Hazards analysis
  • Preventing fire
  • Safety culture
  • The importance of PPE
  • Safety manage system
  • The safety procedures and policies
  • The emergency response
  • The noise hazard
  • The leaks and spills
  • The fumes and volatile vapours
  • The gas detectors uses and operation
  • Health and safety related to ranks and tanks farm
  • Safety Operation of Storage Tanks (Safety related devices)

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