Scheduled Training Courses

Mar
2
Tue
Modern Production Data Analysis for Unconventional Reservoirs
02 Mar 2021
VIRTUAL UTC-6
David Anderson

This course provides attendees with a comprehensive Rate Transient Analysis (RTA)- based methodology for analyzing well performance data, with specific focus on unconventional oil and gas. The course combines the use of several powerful techniques and ...

Disciplines: Reservoir

Mar
9
Tue
Shale Selection, Completions, Fracturing and Production
09 Mar 2021
VIRTUAL UTC-6

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...

Disciplines: Production and Operations

Mar
9
Tue
The Art & Philosophy of Reservoir Fluid Sampling
09 - 10 Mar 2021
Virtual [GST; UTC +4]
Mohamed Hashem

This course is meant to bring awareness about the importance of Reservoir Sampling and its technical validity and conditions. The course also explains the pitfalls and ways to avoid them to ensure a representative sample is achieved.

Disciplines: Completions | Data Science, Engineering Analytics | Drilling | Management | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities and Construction | Reservoir

Mar
22
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
22 - 26 Mar 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-6)
Hayley Silberg
Cameron P. Six
Keith Carr
Miles Hughes
Matthew O'Blenes
Barry Hanson
Liam O'Brien
Tamara Warren
John Carlson

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...

Disciplines: Reservoir

Mar
26
Fri
Installation and Workover Control Systems (IWOCS)
26 Mar 2021
The Woodlands, Texas, USA

This 1-day course provides participants with a background review of subsea production control systems and specific knowledge of Intervention Work-Over Control Systems (IWOCS) as they interact with subsea productions systems. This is followed by an in...

Disciplines: Management

Mar
26
Fri
Introduction to Coiled Tubing Operations
26 Mar 2021
The Woodlands, Texas, USA

Topics:

  • Introduction to surface equipment required to deploy coiled tubing during field operations
  • Basic understanding of coiled tubing pre-job modeling and fatigue tracking - and why it’s important
  • Challenges associated with use of coiled tubing ...
Disciplines: Production and Operations

Mar
26
Fri
Rigless Intervention Best Practices for Coiled Tubing, Slickline, and Wireline
26 Mar 2021
The Woodlands, Texas, USA

This short course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of surface equipment, downhole tools, various applications, and operational contingencies for rigless well interventions involving coiled tubing, slickline, or wireline.  The particip...

Disciplines: Reservoir

Apr
19
Mon
Introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas Industry: Infrastructure, Regulation and Markets
19 Apr 2021
VIRTUAL UTC-5

This 1-day course will present an overview of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the LNG supply chain, types of infrastructure, costs, siting and safety regulations, and LNG markets. The instructo...

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

Apr
26
Mon
Basics of Geomodeling – An Overview for Reservoir Engineers
26 - 30 Apr 2021
TBD

Geomodeling today is integral to a successful business strategy in most hydrocarbon reservoirs. The sub-surface team uses the Geomodel to render the geologic interpretation into a digital format suitable for input to reservoir simulation software, for ...

Disciplines: Completions | Data Science, Engineering Analytics | Reservoir

May
3
Mon
Casing Deformation During Fracturing
03 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
George E. King

Hydraulic fracturing places both static and dynamic stresses on casing and completion components that may not be apparent in conventional design programs. Non-uniform loading of formations, casing and cement may be driven by cyclic pressures of several...

Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations

May
3
Mon
Design of Fiber-Optic DTS and DAS Well Installations
03 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Dennis Dria
Bill Shroyer

This one-day training event introduces completion, production, surveillance and reservoir engineers to the design of fiber-optic DTS (distributed temperature sensing) and DAS (distributed acoustic sensing) well installations.  A basic understanding of ...

Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
3
Mon
Fracturing Fundamentals for Non-Fracers
03 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Carl T. Montgomery

The course presents the fundamentals of hydraulic fracturing, along with addressing the general process, the "terminology," and many of the "real-world" problems - in a concise format. The overall emphasis of the day is how hydraulic fracturing fits-...

Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
3
Mon
Shale and Tight Reservoir Technical Analysis
03 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Steve Hennings

This course covers the essential concepts and techniques applied in evaluating hydrocarbon storage and productivity potential in shale and tight reservoirs, with an emphasis on practical methods uncommon to conventional reservoir analysis. The limita...

Disciplines: Reservoir

May
3
Mon
SPE-CEDEP Safety Leadership Academy
03 May - 30 Sep 2021
Fontainebleau, France

Become Part of a New Era of Safety Culture and Leadership

The oil and gas industry is experiencing significant changes: leaner work forces, greater demand for operational excellence. Here, together, we will innovate, strengthen leadership and safety c...

Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Management

May
7
Fri
An Overview of Multistage Completion Systems for Hydraulic Fracturing
07 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
W. Aaron Burton

Shales and other low-permeability formations require multistage completions, hydraulic fracturing, and horizontal wells to produce at economic rates. This course focuses on the multistage completion systems that are used in these applications, includin...

Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
7
Fri
Basics of Multi-fractured Deviated Wells for Conventional and Unconventional Wells
07 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
George E. King

Development or re-development of reservoirs with multi-fractured deviated or horizontal wells (MFHW) has changed the landscape of well design and operation in the last three decades. Both on-shore and off-shore examples of MFHWs have added to the knowl...

Disciplines: Production and Operations

May
7
Fri
Critical Geomechanics Concepts and Applications to Unconventionals Completions
07 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Dr. Neal Nagel
Dr. Marisela Sanchez-Nagel

Geomechanics – in both completions and drilling operations – has become a critical technology in the development of Unconventional Plays. This course presents the basics of oil field geomechanics and its application to unconventional developments, spec...

Disciplines: Reservoir

May
10
Mon
DFIT – The Unconventional Well Test: Theory, Design, and Interpretation
10 - 11 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
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 i...

Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
10
Mon
Hydraulic Fracturing - Design and Treatment
10 - 11 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Carl T. Montgomery
Michael B. Smith

This course covers the fundamental principles concerning how hydraulic fracturing treatments can be used to stimulate oil and gas wells. It includes discussions on how to select wells for stimulation, what controls fracture propagation, fracture width,...

Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
10
Mon
Geological Sequestration of CO2
10 May 2021
Virtual [MST, UTC-7]

This popular course introduces various aspects of the geological storage or “sequestration” of CO2, an important tool for combating global warming.  Although much of the technology is similar to that of CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR), there are import...

Disciplines: Reservoir

May
14
Fri
Methane Emission Measurement & Mitigation (MEMM)
14 May 2021
Virtual [MST, UTC-7]
This one-day session will include a view of best practices for Carbon Management with a focus on fugitive methane reduction. It will include global and local examples of Carbon Regulations, give tools for de-risking regulatory compliances and field-pro...
Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Production and Operations

May
26
Wed
Geothermal Reservoir and Hydraulics Design
26 - 27 May 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-7)
Mazda Irani

This 1-day course is an introduction to analysis and design of the geothermal reservoir and wellbores. The following topics will be covered:

Analysis of Geothermal Reservoir:

  • Introduction of geothermal reservoir
  • Conduction and convection in the ge...
Disciplines: Management and Information | Reservoir

Jun
14
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
14 - 18 Jun 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-6)
John Carlson
Tamara Warren
Liam O'Brien
Barry Hanson
Matthew O'Blenes
Miles Hughes
Keith Carr
Cameron P. Six
Hayley Silberg

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...

Disciplines: Reservoir

Jul
9
Fri
Principal Aspects of Water Flooding – From Water Source to Oil Export
09 Jul 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
This one-day online training course is designed to provide valuable insights into the waterflooding techniques. Key themes include waterflooding application, requirement, and economics. Participants are expected to delve into technologies, the processe...
Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities and Construction | Reservoir

Sep
12
Sun
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 ...

Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Sep
12
Sun
Gas EOR in Tight Unconventionals
12 Sep 2021
Muscat, Oman

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...

Disciplines: Reservoir

Sep
13
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
13 - 17 Sep 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-6)
Cameron P. Six
Keith Carr
Miles Hughes
Matthew O'Blenes
Barry Hanson
Liam O'Brien
Tamara Warren
John Carlson
Hayley Silberg

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...

Disciplines: Reservoir

Oct
15
Fri
Principal Aspects of Water Flooding – From Water Source to Oil Export
15 Oct 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
This one-day online training course is designed to provide valuable insights into the waterflooding techniques. Key themes include waterflooding application, requirement, and economics. Participants are expected to delve into technologies, the processe...
Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities and Construction | Reservoir

Nov
15
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
15 - 19 Nov 2021
Virtual Class (MST; UTC-7)
John Carlson
Hayley Silberg
Cameron P. Six
Keith Carr
Miles Hughes
Matthew O'Blenes
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...

Disciplines: Reservoir

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Houston Training Center
Houston, Texas US

Petroleum Professional Development Center
Midland, Texas US

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