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SPE Flow Assurance—Further, Deeper and Towards Excellence

9 – 12 November 2014

Bali, Indonesia | The Laguna Resort & Spa

About this workshop


Flow assurance is now a mature and well recognised discipline that contributes value to field development and towards achieving operational excellence. Flow assurance is recognised as a key driver in determining field architecture and can influence cost and schedule.

Achieving excellence in flow assurance requires the involvement of many disciplines and parties, having good quality data, understanding fluid behaviour and the ability to predict various behaviours with confidence.

Having competent and skilled personnel is also essential to effectively solve and manage flow assurance issues throughout the entire life of a field. Organisational and human factors can also affect the resolution and management of flow assurance issues.

Benefits of Attending this Workshop

  • Take away applicable tips from case studies.
  • Gain best practices in flow assurance.
  • Insights on how to achieve integration of sub-surface and surface disciplines.
  • Discuss how to develop competency in flow assurance.
  • Learn how to prepare for first oil and gas from a flow assurance perspective.
  • Apply flow assurance during operation.
  • Learn how to address unexpected flow impedance.

Workshop Objectives

The workshop aims to discuss the diverse contribution of flow assurance in the entire life cycle of an oil gas field from early field development, design, commissioning and operational phases. The topics that will be discussed are:

  • Understanding of fluid,  phase behaviour and modelling and their limitations
  • Flow assurance in field development, design and operation
  • Balancing risk and mitigation
  • Preparing for first oil and gas
  • New technology and unconventional hydrocarbon
  • Human factors role in flow assurance
  • Developing flow assurance competency

Who Should Attend

  • Reservoir engineers
  • Production technologists
  • Flow assurance engineers
  • Production chemists
  • Process engineers
  • Project managers
  • Process and facilities engineers
  • Asset managers