Scheduled Training Courses

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

Dec
6
Mon
Sand Control Design and Execution Series
06 - 07 Dec 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

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]
Rawdon Seager

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

Jan
31
Mon
An Overview of Multistage Completion Systems for Hydraulic Fracturing
31 Jan 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Jan
31
Mon
Critical Geomechanics Concepts and Applications to Unconventionals Completions
31 Jan 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Jan
31
Mon
Design of Fiber-Optic DTS and DAS Well Installations
31 Jan 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Bill Shroyer
Dennis Dria

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 ...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Jan
31
Mon
Fracturing Fundamentals for Non-Fracers
31 Jan 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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-in...

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Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations | Reservoir

Jan
31
Mon
Re-Fracturing - Candidate Selection and Design
31 Jan 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Michael B. Smith

This course discusses how to select a candidate that will benefit from a workover and the extra considerations involved in a treatment design.

  • What makes a good re-frac candidate
  • How depletion affects the re-fracture for good and bad
  • Re-fracture t...
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Disciplines: Production and Operations

Jan
31
Mon
Shale and Tight Reservoir Technical Analysis
31 Jan 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Feb
4
Fri
DFIT – The Unconventional Well Test: Theory, Design, and Interpretation
04 - 05 Feb 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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

Feb
4
Fri
Shale Selection, Completions, Fracturing and Production
04 - 05 Feb 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Steve Hennings

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
4
Fri
Water Treating for Shale Operations
04 - 05 Feb 2022
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Dr. John M. Walsh

This course provides both an overview of water management in conventional and unconventional operations and an in-depth look at critical issues related to sourcing (acquiring), reusing, recycling, and disposing of water in shale operations with emphasi...

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Disciplines: Projects, Facilities, and Construction

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

Mar
21
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
21 - 25 Mar 2022
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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

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

May
30
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
30 May - 03 Jun 2022
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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

Sep
26
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
26 - 30 Sep 2022
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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
21
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
21 - 25 Nov 2022
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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

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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