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Applied Water Technology in Oil and Gas Production - PF-21

Course summary
Length: 5 days
Price: 4,240 USD
Location: Houston, London
Next available date: 20/08/2018 - Houston
Provider: PetroSkills plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Course description
This course provides an overview of the main water handling systems typically encountered in upstream (E&P) production operations, both onshore and offshore. The chemistry of the main water-related problems of mineral scales, corrosion, bacteria, and oily water will be reviewed both from the theoretical and practical aspects. Produced water treatment equipment and typical water quality specifications will also be reviewed, as well as water injection and disposal systems. An exercise will be given to identify typical system problems and to apply the knowledge you gained to propose solutions. Emphasis will be placed on understanding and resolving operational problems in process equipment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Managers, engineers, chemists, and operators needing to understand water-related problems in oil and gas production and their solutions.

Training Course Content

Water chemistry fundamentals; Water sampling and analysis; Water formed scales; Corrosion control; Water treatment microbiology; Produced water discharge/disposal and treatment principles; Produced water treating equipment - theory of operation, advantages and disadvantages, and the importance of oil droplet size; Water injection and disposal systems - theory of operation, corrosion, scale, and biological control; Case study


This Foundation course costs 4150 USD per participant.

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PetroSkills was founded in 2001 as an alliance between BP, Shell and OGCI, aiming to accomplish a mission of vital importance for the future of the Oil & Gas industry. PetroSkills provide high quality professional training and courses that are...

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Operations Engineering Advisor, United States   |   14/12/2017
Presented a general overview of many topics. Good course. I'm glad I attended."
Operations Engineering Advisor   |   03/03/2015
Presented a general overview of many topics. Good course. I'm glad I attended.
Senior Water Management Engineer   |   03/03/2015
The class covered a lot of material and different topics. I feel the class is very beneficial.