Training Courses

We understand the importance of continuing education for keeping skills up to date, improving expertise or learning new techniques, our programmes and courses help our members maintain high professional standards.

SPE offers courses ranging from introductory to advanced, covering the following technical disciplines:

Upcoming Training Courses in the Middle East and North Africa

Dates Course Title Location Discipline Instructor(s)

13 Sep 2015

Hydraulic Fracturing Optimisation

Cairo, Egypt

Ahmed Abou-Sayed
President/CEO and Founder, Advantek International

13 Sep 2015

Practical Geomechanics

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Satya Perumalla
Geomechanics Discipline Lead (Middle East region)
Baker Hughes

13 Sep 2015

Practical Wireline Formation Testing and Sampling

Cairo, Egypt

Mohamed Hashem
Reservoir Development Manager, Dragon Oil

14 Sep 2015

Working Effectively within a Software Development Framework

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Keith
Burkart

Manager of Ocean Training and Support, Schlumberger

17 Sep 2015

Design and Implementation of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Technologies for Mature Oil Fields

Cairo, Egypt

Shedid A. Shedid
Consultant and Professor, Schlumberger-NExT

17 Sep 2015

Hydraulic Fracturing Optimisation

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ahmed Abou-Sayed President, CEO and Founder, Advantek International

11 Oct 2015

Introduction to Advanced Completion Technology: Intelligent Wells, ICDs and AICDs

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Michael Konopczynski
Independent Petroleum Engineering Consultant
K-Ski Petroleum Tech, LLC

11 Oct 2015

Simulation - Model of Production of an Oil and Gas Asset

Kuwait

David Donohue
IHRDC

11 Oct 2015

Turnaround/Shutdown Safety Training Workshop

Kuwait

Darrell
Dowd

Vice President,
Industrial, Eastern Hemisphere,
United Safety

8 Nov
2015

Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing Design and Treatment Abu Dhabi, UAE

Tim Leshchyshyn
President,
FracKnowledge/
Fracturing Horizontal
Well Completions Inc.

8 Nov
2015

Introduction to Advanced Completion Technology: Intelligent Wells, ICDs and AICDs

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Michael Konopczynski
Independent Petroleum Engineering Consultant,
K-Ski Petroleum Tech LLC

8 Nov
2015

Oilfield Data Mining

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Shahab D. Mohaghegh
President and CEO,
Intelligent Solutions, Inc. (ISI) and
Professor,
Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, West Virginia University

8 Nov
2015

Optimising Existing Waterfloods

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Brian Weatherill
Petroleum Engineering Specialist,
APA Petroleum Engineering

8 Nov
2015

Process Safety for E&P Operations

Abu Dhabi, UAE

James “Jim” Johnstone
President and Co-Founder,
Contek Solutions LLC

23 Nov 2015

Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)

Mumbai, India

Ganesh Thakur
Global Technical and Executive Advisor
TSI – Reservoir Consulting

6 Dec
2015

Screening and Field Piloting for EOR Project Development

Doha, Qatar

Ashok K. Singhal Principal Consultant, Premier Reservoir Engineering Services

6 Dec
2015

Optimising Existing Waterfloods

Doha, Qatar

Brian Weatherill
RPS

25 Jan 2016

Modern Well Design

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Bernt S. Aadnoy
Expert Advisor for Rogaland Research and the Norwegian Petroleum Authorities

Mar
2016

Rock Mechanics Essentials for Drilling

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Safdar Khan
Senior Geomechanics Engineer
Schlumberger

For more information, contact Gehan Megahed at +971.4.457.5875 or fax +971.4.457.3164.

Technical Disciplines

Reservoir Descriptions and Dynamics - Reservoir Description and Dynamics
Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility - Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility
Management and Information - Management and Information
Drilling and Completions - Drilling and Completions
Production and Operations - Production and Operations
Projects, Facilities and Construction - Projects, Facilities and Construction