Scheduled Training Courses

Sep
12
Sun
(Postponed) Current and Advanced Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
12 Sep 2021
Muscat, Oman
Dr. Shedid A. Shedid

Several oil fields are currently under one or more of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) processes Worldwide. Main groups of EOR processes include chemical, solvent (gas), and thermal EOR plus other processes. The goal of this course is to provide attendants ...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Sep
12
Sun
(Postponed) Gas EOR in Tight Unconventionals
12 Sep 2021
Muscat, Oman
Mathias Lia Carlsen

Gas-based EOR in tight unconventionals is a growing application to tap the vast unproduced oil and condensate resources in liquid-rich shale basins. The Huff-n-Puff process now involves several hundred wells in the Eagle Ford, and pilots are planned or...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Oct
27
Wed
Oil and Gas Field Development
27 - 29 Oct 2021
Virtual [WITA, UTC+7]

Despite the recent global pandemic, energy demand is expected to rise in the near future as economic activities start bouncing back. As a consequence, a continuously increasing need for energy becomes inevitable. Meanwhile, more and more oil & gas ...

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Disciplines: Management | Production and Operations | Reservoir

Nov
1
Mon
Production Forecasts and Reserves Estimates in Unconventional Resources
01 - 02 Nov 2021
Virtual [CDT, UTC -5]
W. John Lee

This course will provide training in production forecasting and reserves estimation for low-permeability resource plays (such as shales) using simple, rapidly applied decline models favored by the industry for routine forecasting. Recommended methodolo...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Nov
8
Mon
Offshore and Marine Management
08 Nov 2021
Virtual
Ibrahim Fahmy Abdelaty
Delivering the big picture approach and SMART technique helps decision makers and people in charge to improve the policies, strategies and execution plans to manage Offshore and Marine Assets and Workforce safely, efficiently and effectively during the... (Read More)

Disciplines: Drilling | Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Management | Projects, Facilities, and Construction

Nov
9
Tue
Multiphase Measurements In Practice
09 Nov 2021
Virtual [CST; UTC -6]
Nikhil Joshi

This course covers a brief introduction to multiphase measurements. This will include their value proposition, hardware selection with placement considerations and integration of the hardware and data. It will further focus on 3-phase in-line measureme...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Nov
11
Thu
Geomechanics for Sanding Evaluation
11 - 12 Nov 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Many oil and gas fields produce sand and solids. Sanding or solids production has multiple adverse effects on well productivity and integrity and can pose a high HSE risk. The source of solids or sands within the produced fluids is often the disintegra...

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Disciplines: Completions | Reservoir

Nov
14
Sun
Technology Advances and Energy Transition for Sustainability
14 Nov 2021
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Kamel Ben-Naceur

How can the Oil and Gas industry adapt and maintain its leadership throughout the energy transition? This seminar is designed to give participants an overview about different initiatives relating to the sustainability aspects such as leveraging carbon ...

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Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Management | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Nov
15
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
15 - 19 Nov 2021
Virtual Class (MST; UTC-7)
Cameron P. Six, Jeff Aldrich, John Seidle, Stanley Kleinsteiber, Barry Hanson, Liam O’Brien, Tamara Warren

This comprehensive course is an introduction or refresher for the techniques of evaluating Canadian oil and gas properties, but the techniques used in this course also apply to oil and gas properties elsewhere in the world. There is ample opportunity t...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Nov
16
Tue
Unitisation and Redetermination of Petroleum Reservoirs
16 - 17 Nov 2021
Virtual [CST; UTC -6]
Douglas Peacock

This course describes optimum procedures for the unitisation and subsequent redetermination of hydrocarbon reservoirs that straddle licence boundaries and/or international boundaries.

The content reflects the interdisciplinary nature of field unitisat...

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Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Nov
26
Fri
Understanding Oil’s Exceptional Price Performance with Economic Principles
26 Nov 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Roberto F. Aguilera

Experts have been confounded by oil’s spectacular price performance in the past, yet there is still much debate about the direction in which prices will move in the future. Ongoing trade disputes, efforts to accelerate the energy transition, and the de...

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Disciplines: Management | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Nov
28
Sun
Formation Evaluation While Drilling
28 - 30 Nov 2021
Virtual
The Logging While Drilling, LWD, Formation Evaluation course is designed for drillers, petrophysicists and petroleum engineers who deal with logging data, wireline and drilling, on a daily basis. The course covers combinations of logging tools design, ... (Read More)

Disciplines: Drilling | Management | Production and Operations

Nov
28
Sun
Fundamental of Thermal Well/Reservoir Surveillance
28 Nov 2021
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Thermal development for producing heavy oil rely on a heat delivery mechanism to the reservoir mainly through injecting hot fluid (mainly steam). To increase the operational efficiency and ultimate recovery the surveillance and tracking of the heat pla... (Read More)

Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations

Nov
29
Mon
A Proactive Approach to Ensure Well Integrity During the Construction and Operation of Wells
29 Nov - 02 Dec 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

Well Integrity management is looked at in three distinct stages, the first stage is during the well design which includes material selection, engineering design, cement design, coating and inhibitors and cathodic protection. The second stage is monitor...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Dec
2
Thu
Inflow-Control-Devices for Conventional Reservoirs
02 Dec 2021
Banff, Alberta, Canada

This 1-day course is an introduction to design and optimization of Inflow-Control-Devices (ICDs) in horizontal wells in conventional reservoirs. The gas-breakthrough and water-cresting/coning is the main reason of failures during such operations. The f...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations

Dec
4
Sat
Understanding Inorganic Scaling – Mechanisms, Control and Management
04 - 05 Dec 2021
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Gordon M. Graham

This two-day course is an introduction to inorganic scaling. It includes an overview of the different types of inorganic oilfield scales encountered during production, and the various methods used to control them. Field examples will illustrate the i...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction

Dec
5
Sun
Flow Assurance-Managing Flow Dynamics and Production Chemistry
05 Dec 2021
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Abul Jamaluddin

This course presents a holistic approach to flow assurance. The course will introduce technologies, workflows and their deployment for the identification, characterisation and management of flow impediments, such as slugging and precipitation of organi...

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Disciplines: Projects, Facilities, and Construction

Dec
6
Mon
Sand Control Design and Execution Series
06 - 07 Dec 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This training course is presented to you in a series consisting of three parts. Throughout the series, we will discuss sand control considerations involved in drilling and completing a well, including the various sand control techniques available for c...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations

Dec
7
Tue
DFIT – The Unconventional Well Test: Theory, Design, and Interpretation
07 - 08 Dec 2021
Virtual [CST; UTC -6]
Dr. David P. Craig

DFIT – The Unconventional Well Test course will review the theory of fracture-injection/falloff testing, the design of DFITs, and interpretation of DFIT data using both straight-line and type-curve methods. Design and interpretation methods will be ill...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Dec
8
Wed
The Estimation, Classification and Reporting of Reserves and Resources
08 - 09 Dec 2021
Virtual [CST; UTC -6]
Douglas Peacock

This course provides an overview of the classification, estimation and reporting of reserves and resources. The focus of the course is on the SPE-PRMS (2018), but other systems such as SEC and COGEH are also included. The course will outline the key de...

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Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Dec
14
Tue
Petroleum Data Analytics - Engineering Application of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
14 Dec 2021
Virtual [CST; UTC -6]
Shahab D. Mohaghegh

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is revolutionizing many industries.  This technology is becoming an important point of competitive differentiation in the upstream oil and gas industry. Since optimization of production and enhanced recovery...

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Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations | Reservoir

Jan
12
Wed
Reservoir Engineering Applications of Advanced Data Analytics and Machine Learning Algorithms
12 - 13 Jan 2022
Virtual
Ashwin Venkatraman

Data driven modeling is becoming a key differentiation to unlock higher recoveries from existing fields as well as identify new opportunities. The availability of data and democratization of these advanced algorithms is changing the landscape of subsur...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Drilling | Production and Operations | Reservoir

Jan
17
Mon
Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells - A Roadmap for Engineers
17 - 18 Jan 2022
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

This training course will start to cover the P&A topic by reviewing different guidelines, definitions of terms, and well abandonment phases and challenges. In the next step, two different approaches (conventional and risk-based) for permanently aba...

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Disciplines: Drilling

Jan
24
Mon
Shale Selection, Completions, Fracturing and Production
24 - 25 Jan 2022
Virtual
George E. King

This course acquaints participants with the basics of oil and gas shale evaluation and current shale selection, well completion, fracturing, and production technologies for shale reservoirs. The interactive format includes field data, current approac...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations

Feb
8
Tue
A Proactive Approach to Ensure Well Integrity During the Construction and Operation of Wells
08 - 11 Feb 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Well Integrity management is looked at in three distinct stages, the first stage is during the well design which includes material selection, engineering design, cement design, coating and inhibitors and cathodic protection. The second stage is monitor...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Feb
14
Mon
Sand Control Design and Execution Series
14 - 17 Feb 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This training course is presented to you in a series consisting of three parts. Throughout the series, we will discuss sand control considerations involved in drilling and completing a well, including the various sand control techniques available for c...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations

Feb
21
Mon
Cement Evaluation and Remediation
21 - 22 Feb 2022
Virtual [CST]
James J. Smolen
William K. Ott

This course examines methods for detecting fluid channels, voids and leaks, and how to repair them.  It also covers the logging tools and technologies use to evaluate the integrity of the cement prior to initial completion or anytime during the life of...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Feb
21
Mon
Formation Damage During Waterflood, PWRI and CO2 Storage
21 - 22 Feb 2022
Virtual [CST]
Abbas Zeinijahromi
Pavel Bedrikovetsky

Currently, about 65% of worldwide oil is produced by waterflooding, produced water re-injection (PWRI), and production with strong water support. Yet, formation damage is a serious obstacle for oil- and gasfield development as well as subsurface CO2 st...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Feb
21
Mon
Perforating for Well Performance
21 - 22 Feb 2022
Virtual [CST]
Mark Brinsden

FastTrack to a broader understanding of almost all aspects of perforating including types of charges, types of guns, phasing, shot density, penetration, hole size, gun initiation on wireline, TCP, slickline, perforating safety, API in perforating, perf...

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Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations

Feb
21
Mon
Understanding Inorganic Scaling – Mechanisms, Control and Management
21 - 22 Feb 2022
Virtual [CST]
Gordon M. Graham

This two-day course is an introduction to inorganic scaling. It includes an overview of the different types of inorganic oilfield scales encountered during production, and the various methods used to control them. Field examples will illustrate the i...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction

Feb
24
Thu
Data Analytics for Drilling Process Improvement
24 - 25 Feb 2022
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

In today’s world, traditional methods of drilling oil wells don’t work as much anymore. Yesterday’s practices are being superseded by a universal trend towards the extensive use of historical and real-time data to understand, learn and predict all well...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Management

Apr
4
Mon
Sand Control Design and Execution Series
04 - 07 Apr 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kesavan Govinathan

This training course is presented to you in a series consisting of three parts. Throughout the series, we will discuss sand control considerations involved in drilling and completing a well, including the various sand control techniques available for c...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations

Training Centers

Courses are held worldwide and at our dedicated training centers.

Houston Training Center
Houston, Texas US

Petroleum Professional Development Center
Midland, Texas US

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