Field Operations

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER TRAINING
(ConstEng)
60 TRAINING DAYS September 20 to December 10, 2009 Rueil-Malmaison (Paris) – FRANCE CONTACT: exp.rueil@ifptraining.com

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE?
Junior and more experienced Graduate Engineers to be trained for the position of “Construction Engineer” for Oil & Gas surface production activities. The course is also very benefic to “Construction Site Supervisors”.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
To give the technical background necessary for the design and/or construction supervision of the Oil & Gas production facilities. Upon completion of the course, participants: • know the fundamentals of Oil & Gas field processing techniques, • acquire a deeper understanding of the pipeline hydraulics, and the constraints relative to fluid flow, • know the operating principle and technology of the main Oil & Gas equipment, • are aware of the risks relative to the Oil & Gas production facilities and know the main safety engineering techniques, • know the main techniques relative to project management and construction work organization.

Field Operations PROGRAM OUTLINE DURATION (days) 5 5 5 5 MODULE SUBJECT A B C D OIL & GAS FIELD PROCESSING PIPELINE HYDRAULICS AND MULTIPHASE FLOW CORROSION AND CORROSION PREVENTION APPLIED TO UPSTREAM ACTIVITIES TECHNOLOGY OF OIL & GAS PROCESSING EQUIPMENT Module 1: Static Equipment TECHNOLOGY OF OIL & GAS PROCESSING EQUIPMENT Module 2: Rotating Machinery OFFSHORE FIELDS DEVELOPMENT – PIPELINES & FLOW ASSURANCE HSE CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORKS – HSE AUDIT SCHEMATIZATION OF OIL & GAS PROCESSES PETROLEUM ECONOMICS CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES OF PRESSURE VESSELS SAFETY ENGINEERING – Fundamentals of Safety Engineering in Design COST ESTIMATION METHODS FOR OIL & GAS PROJECTS – Practice of QUESTOR software PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOTAL E 5 F G H I J K L M 5 5 2 3 5 5 5 5 60 .

retrograde gas. water. economists. Water Cut. completion and workover Constituents of production well effluents: hydrocarbons.Foaming problems and main available solutions. but concerned with it: reservoir engineers. transport. COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide technical knowledge of Oil & Gas field processing operations. exploration. LDHI… Gas sweetening – Acid components (H2S et CO2) removal: amine units. B’g…) Examples of crude oil and natural gas effluent compositions 0. equipment suppliers. and the required treatments • Oil & Gas field processing operations. architects. and their main operating conditions • required treatments for injection and production waters COURSE CONTENT PRODUCTION WELL EFFLUENT Fundamentals of Oil & Gas production: hydrocarbon genesis.00 day PRODUCTION AND INJECTION WATER TREATMENT Quality requirements for reject water – Environment related constraints Main necessary treatments: oil skimmers (API tanks. Crude sweetening (H2S removal). molecular sieves. sterilization Examples process schemes for production and injection water treatment 1. hydrocyclones… Reasons for water injection Quality requirements and necessary treatments: chlorination. 1. platform designers.50 day CRUDE OIL TREATMENT Crude stabilization (gas removal) by Multi Stage Separation (MSS) . Crude dehydration (water removal) and desalting . drilling. and the main characterization parameters • different problems posed by the undesirable components. BSW. membranes Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) extraction: use of cryogenic refrigeration. or Turbo-expander Fundamentals of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) chain 2. On completion of the course. CGR. Joule-Thomson expansion. participants know the: • main characteristics of Oil & Gas well effluents. Examples of oil treatment and associated gas compression process schemes. dry gas) Main characterization parameters (GOR. plate separators). light oil.50 day EFFLUENT BEHAVIOR – NEED FOR EFFLUENT FIELD PROCESSING Liquid vapor equilibrium of pure substances – Vapor pressure curves – Volatility Liquid vapor equilibrium of mixtures – Phase envelops Well effluent behavior from pay zone to surface processing facilities Constituents that pose problems for storage. etc. wet gas. DEG. MEG. oxygen removal. desiccants – Hydrate formation inhibition: injection of MeOH.00 day GAS PROCESSING AND CONDITIONING Gas dehydration (drying): TEG units. volatile oil. floating oil separators. Bo. drilling and completion personnel. filtration.00 days . impurities. WOR. Bg. or commercialization/utilization Different specifications to be respected Required treatments to conform to these specifications Examples of compositions of commercialized crude oils and natural gases 0.Emulsion problems and main treatments available. sediments… Different types of effluents (black oil.Field Operations OIL & GAS FIELD PROCESSING DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Engineers and technicians not directly involved in day-to-day Oil & Gas field processing operations.

75 day OIL DOMINATED SYSTEMS Hydrodynamic slug flow – Examples Severe slugging – Examples 0.5 day TWO-PHASE FLOW MODELING / SIMULATION Historical methods to study steady-state two-phase flow Modeling two-phase flow Simulation software 0. participants: • are able to calculate/estimate the friction losses in a pipeline and fittings for a single phase flow. • know the hydrodynamic phenomena relative to multi-phase flow for gas dominated or oil dominated systems. Friction coefficient Flow regimes: Laminar and Turbulent (eddy) flows – Reynolds number Calculation of friction loss through pipes Moody chart AFTP charts (Lefevre) Calculation of friction loss through fittings Method 1: Resistance Coefficient Method 2: Equivalent Straight Pipe Length Case of compressible fluids (gas) – Main empirical equations (Weymouth. construction and/or operation of Oil & Gas production facilities. COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide knowledge of the phenomena relative to pipeline hydraulics. Panhandle B…) Several exercises 2 days MULTIPHASE FLOW IN OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION Incentives Definitions Flow patterns or flow regimes / Slugging phenomena Fluid physico-chemistry related issues / Flow Assurance 0.5 day GAS DOMINATED SYSTEMS Field development schemes: “dry” scheme versus “wet” scheme – Incidence on hydrate formation and corrosion issues Multiphase pipeline design criteria Slug catcher design . • know the flow patterns for multiphase flow and the main parameters that influence them. • have a first experience in pipeline simulation.5 day 0.75 day FLOW ASSURANCE ISSUES (FOCUS ON DEEP OFFSHORE) Wax management Hydrate management Examples Classical subsea loop versus alternative development architectures .Field Operations PIPELINE HYDRAULICS AND MULTIPHASE FLOW – Practice of OLGA simulation software DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE? Graduate Engineers. Panhandle A. as well as main methods for friction loss calculation and flow simulation. COURSE CONTENT FRICTION LOSSES FOR SINGLE PHASE FLOW Total energy of a fluid – Bernoulli law Real fluid flow: Viscosity.Examples 0. whose activity is related to the design. relative to flow in a pipeline. • are sensitive to flow assurance issues. Upon completion of the course.

• are able to select the most appropriate material for a given Oil & Gas application. Construction. dry corrosion Cost of corrosion: financial and human Basics: electrochemical mechanisms. participants: • know the main characteristics and types of corrosion of metal materials used in the Oil & Gas industries. corrosion-erosion and cavitation. inter-granular. contact corrosion 1. filming. • are aware of the means of protection against each type of corrosion. Inspection or Maintenance of oil & Gas upstream production facilities. diffusion 1.00 day TYPES OF CORROSION ENCOUNTERED IN THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY Each type of corrosion is studied together with possible remedial treatment: Corrosion by hydrogen sulfide Corrosion by carbon dioxide Corrosion due to Naphthenic acid and Polythionic acid Caustic soda corrosion Corrosion in an aqueous environment Atmospheric corrosion or corrosion by sea water Corrosion by oxidation Corrosion of reinforced concrete Case studies of corrosion observed in Oil & Gas installations: identification of the types of corrosion and suggested remedial treatment 1. polarization.00 day CORROSION PREVENTION Design of equipment aimed at avoiding certain types of corrosion Choice of the materials best suited to the environment Corrosion inhibitors. OBJECTIVES: To improve participants’ knowledge of corrosion of metal elements integrated in Oil & Gas equipment.00 day COMMON TYPES OF CORROSION Analysis of the origin and development process of each form of corrosion and possible methods of prevention Forms of corrosion studied: uniform.00 day . stress corrosion.Field Operations CORROSION AND CORROSION PREVENTION APPLIED TO OIL & GAS UPSTREAM INSTALLATIONS DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Engineers and technicians working for the Design. neutralizing. Upon completion of the course.00 day CORROSION MONITORING – FUNDAMENTALS OF INSPECTION Corrosion coupons and probes Non-destructive testing of the state of walls Corrosion monitoring plan Fundamentals of inspection 1. Operation. Control of process and environmental parameters Analysis of the means of prevention implemented in the units 1. COURSE PROGRAM DEFINITION AND MECHANISMS OF CORROSION Ferrous and non-ferrous metals: structure. • know the available ways for monitoring the state of corrosion of a metallic equipment. pitting. crevice. passivity. composition. mechanical properties Definitions: wet corrosion. passivating. absorbing the oxygen Anti-corrosion coatings and systems Cathodic protection with sacrificial anodes or imposed current Methodology and control of processes. galvanic. selective.

Upon completion of the course. split-range… Distributed Control System (DCS): network architecture and constitution – Examples Practice of Dynamic Simulation for process control 1.00 day THERMAL EQUIPMENT Fundamentals of heat transfer Technology of heat exchangers and air coolers Technology of furnaces and fire tubes Examples of thermal equipment applications 1. 0. controller. • know the fundamentals of metallurgy. signals (pneumatic. recorder.50 day STORAGE EQUIPMENT Different storage equipment: atmospherics tanks. cage valves.50 day METALLURGY – CORROSION – FUNDAMENTALS OF INSPECTION Different material types Main corrosion types Different materials resistance to corrosion Corrosion protection and prevention 1. flame arrestors.. Different types of control loops: simple loop. digital…) and signal converters -Tags and symbols Different types of pressure. thermal equipment. “Camflex” type valves. gate valves. transmitter. • know the main equipment selection criteria. check valves Pigs types. other valve types (butterfly. vessels. storage equipment. membrane. piston…). electrical. cascade. tree-way valves. temperature. with respect to the operating conditions and the different safety considerations. cigars. pig launcher and receiver Miscellaneous: filters. control valve. are able to identify the main origins of equipment operation trouble.. FPSO) 0. the operating principle and the applications domain of the different piping. participants: • know the technology.25 day SAFETY INSTRUMENTED SYSTEMS (SIS) High Integrity Protection System (HIPS) Emergency Shut-down System (ESD) Fire & Gas (F&G) Ultimate Safety System (USS) 0.Field Operations Technology of Oil & Gas Processing Equipment Module 1: STATIC EQUIPMENT COURSE OBJECTIVES DURATION: 5 DAYS To provide knowledge of the technology and the operating principle of the static equipment used in the Oil & Gas field processing facilities. Main components Electrical Safety – Equipment for Explosive atmospheres Example of Electrical balance for an offshore installation – Power generation capabilities selection / redundancy etc.50 day INSTRUMENTATION & PROCESS CONTROL Constitution of a control loop: sensor. • COURSE CONTENT PIPING & VALVES Pipes. steam traps… Pressure relief equipment: pressure safety valves. rupture disks Different Codes and standards 0. standards Valves: globe valves. and instrumentation & process control equipment. Pig valves. flow rate and level sensors Transmitters types Technology of control valves: simple and double seat plug valves. spheres.00 day FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICITY Electrical Architecture in Onshore / Offshore installations: Power distribution network. thermal expansion valves.25 day . corrosion and corrosion protection. refrigerated and cryogenic storage… Miscellaneous equipment Case of floating storage vessels (FSO. flanges and gaskets : types.

50 days FUNDAMENTALS OF GAS COMPRESSION AND EXPANSION Isentropic and polytropic gas compression Practical gas compression laws Case of gas expansion 0. turbines part. vertical barrel. the operating principle and the performances of the rotating machinery used in the Oil & Gas field processing facilities. compartment distance piece. pump-circuit coupling. in line. cooling system.50 day . Upon completion of the course. lubrication.Selection criteria Centrifugal pumps: Types of centrifugal pumps: single or multi stage. participants know the: • different types of rotating machinery and their main applications • working principle and main performances of these equipment technology of the rotating machinery and their main operating constraints • COURSE CONTENT FUNDAMENTALS OF FLUID FLOW – FRICTION LOSSES Characteristics of liquid and gas single phase flow Flow rate measurement Calculation of friction losses in industrial plants Influence of control valves Circuit characteristics. couplings. specific emphasis on valves Auxiliaries: pulsation dampeners.50 days GAS TURBINES Operating principle of gas turbines : compression. examples of typical circuits Application: study of a pumping circuit 1. crank mechanism and cylinder lubrication systems. internal and shaft seals. combustion and expansion – Typical cycles and performances Technology of gas turbines: compressor part. cooling Centrifugal pumps performances: characteristics curves. adaptation to operating conditions…) Positive displacement pumps: Rotating positive displacement pumps: Progressing Cavity Pumps (PCP). electrical submersible (ESP)… Typical centrifugal pump installation in a circuit: block valves.Selection criteria Reciprocating compressors: Technology of reciprocating compressors: frame. piston rod and crank head. vent and drain.… Auxiliaries: fuel supply and filtering. seals. combustion chamber. exhaust gas. problems encountered (cavitation and NPSH. piston and rings.Field Operations Technology of Oil & Gas Processing Equipment Module 2: ROTATING MACHINERY COURSE OBJECTIVES DURATION: 5 DAYS To provide knowledge of the technology. cylinders. bearings. high speed. journal and thrust bearings. internal cooling. driving machine… Auxiliaries: flushing and quench.… Reciprocating positive displacement pumps (piston or plunger type) Technology of the positive displacement pumps and main applications Safety and environment related to pumps operation 1. lubrication. balance disc… Auxiliaries: lubrication. canned motor.… Technology of the centrifugal pumps: impellers. bearings. safety devices Main instrumentation Typical mechanical incidents Centrifugal compressors: Technology of centrifugal compressors: rotor and stator. fire fighting system Main instrumentation Typical mechanical incidents 0. magnetic drive. manometers. filter. pit suction. radial of horizontal split. sealing (liquid or gas) and cooling systems Main instrumentation Typical mechanical incidents Turbo-expanders: technology and main uses Safety and environment related to compressors and expanders operation 1.00 day PUMPS Main types of pumps and classification .50 day COMPRESSORS AND EXPANDERS Main types of compressors and classification . check valve. crankshaft and connecting rods.

sand.50 day PIPELINES : TECHNOLOGY.00 day .50 day FPSO/FSO TECHNOLOGY Technology of Floating (Production) Storage and Offloading vessels Ballast tanks – Atmosphere control Oil. paraffins. semi-submersible. Upon completion of the course. production risers.25 day 0.25 day FIXED AND FLOATING PRODUCTION STRUCTURES Different offshore production structures: jacket. salt. insulation techniques and insulating materials Pipeline laying techniques (offshore and shore approach) – Illustrations Pipeline operation and maintenance: Main flow assurance problems – Main available technical solutions Pipe corrosion monitoring and prevention – Cathodic protection Pipeline maintenance / Maintenance management 1.… storage tanks – Blanketing system Storage tanks start-up procedures . participants know the: • technology and selection criteria for the different structures used for offshore production activities. examples 1.25 day 0. • typical offshore and especially deep offshore development architecture. deep offshore. • technology of pipelines. methanol. well jumpers.Limitations Terminology: shallow water. naphtenates… Main technical solutions and preservation operations Intervention techniques in case of plugging FLOW ASSURANCE 2/2 : MONITORING OF MULTI-PHASE FLOW THROUGH FLOWLINES Multi-phase flow patterns – Application to Oil & Gas upstream activities Two-phase flow modeling / Introduction to OLGA Simulation Gas dominated systems: Dry versus Wet scheme. preservation lines.Field Operations OFFSHORE FIELD DEVELOPMENT – PIPELINES & FLOW ASSURANCE DURATION: 5 DAYS COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide technical knowledge of Oil & Gas offshore technology. production lines. Flowline and Slug Catcher design constraints Oil dominated systems: hydrodynamic slug flow. SPAR.50 day OPERATION OF TERMINALS Technology of tankers and Loading/Offloading equipment Marine operations of reception and exports Terminal constraints: storage capacity. • main problems of flow assurance. sulfates. the laying techniques and the main operating problems. umbilicals… Role and technology of each piece of equipment Examples of deep offshore developments 0. and prevention techniques.25 day NEW DEEPWATER TECHNOLOGIES Overview of new DEEPWATER technologies that are in R&D or pilot stages 0. TLP. FPSO… Selection criteria . COURSE CONTENT CONTEXT OF OFFSHORE DEVELOPMENTS – DEVELOPMENT DECISION PROCESS Constraints specific to offshore production Present performances and future perspectives – Technological barriers 0. scheduling… 0. material grades.Incidents Technology and operation of FPSO/FSO offloading (tanker loading) buoy 0.50 day FLOW ASSURANCE 1/2 : PREVENTION OF DEPOSITS IN FLOWLINES Main Flow Assurance problems for offshore production: hydrates. LAYING AND OPERATION Technology of pipelines: standards. ultra deep offshore… CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF PLATFORMS Platform technology Platform installation techniques Examples of shallow water developments 0.00 day DEEP OFFSHORE DEVELOPMENTS Typical subsea architecture: subsea wellheads. production manifolds.

chemical and HP cleaning. equipment. Audit plans Audit: findings versus expectations Post Audit: feedback (Report. • are aware of the risks inherent to the different works. organizational and human aspects 0. self-ignition temperature. Audit checklists. personnel protection Confined space works: ventilation. anomalies. COURSE CONTENT INTRODUCTION Hazards and risks . corrosive. hazards. radioactivity.50 day 0. • know the typical safety management practices (prevention and protection) to handle the problems related to HSE.25 day 0.00 day . consignation.50 day PRODUCT RELATED HAZARDS Hazards incurred by flammable products: flash point. sparks and static electricity. Near Miss. Expectations. thermal burn. fuel gas Preventive measures and precautions OCCUPATIONAL HEATH HAZARDS Chemical risks: toxic. penetration. flexible pipes. Lost Time Incident (LTI) etc.50 day SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES Responsibilities Work Permit System Risk Assessment for construction activities Reporting. findings vs targets. welding tools. different works. use Electrical equipment: electrical classes.25 day HAZARDS RELATIVE TO CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORKS Lifting: manual and mechanical Work at Height / Over water / Diving Use of tools: sand cleaning. hydraulic tests. lifting. steam. explosive limits… Ignition sources: flames. cancerous Physical risks: lack of oxygen. air. recommendations and action plan).Field Operations HSE CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORKS – HSE AUDIT DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Engineers and staff involved in the supervision of construction and maintenance activities for projects or modifications to Oil & Gas field processing facilities. habilitation.Consequences: accidents. pyrophoric products Presence of oxygen . 1.00 days HAZARDS RELATED TO CONCURRENT OPERATIONS SIMOPS Simultaneous Operations (Construction & Operation) Downgraded Situations 0. Accident / Incident Investigation Learning from Incidents & Accidents . health problems and environment related damage Risk management means: equipment. gas detection. • are able to lead an safety audit team to carryout an audit for construction activities. participants: • have a deeper sight of the hazards to be considered in the preparation of construction activities. evolution of hazard during works Hydrostatic testing Welding / Grinding / Cutting 2. electricity Protection and prevention means – Individual Protection Equipment 0. for a safer execution of construction works activities. COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide a better understanding of the risks related to products. execution and follow-up of an audit related to construction activities. liquid water. Upon completion of the course. gas oil. milling… Radioactive sources : hazards.Fault Tree analysis Competence & Training AUDITS – MEANS OF IMPROVING THE SAFETY PERFORMANCE Objectives of an Audit Pre-audit preparations: Audit boundaries. and the good practices to adopt. Audit action plan follow-up Participants will have the opportunity to practice the preparation.Hazards incurred by air inlet Hazards related to the use of utilities: inert gases. markers. oxygen content of air.

• know which type of diagram to refer to. Identification of the different systems: hydrocarbon. in order to obtain specific required information.50 day DRAWING OF ISOMETRICS Use of isometrics Exercises of isometric drawing This course is based on several case studies. typical arrangement of compressors (gas cooler. 0. line numbering. PID. COURSE CONTENT DIFFERENT DIAGRAMS USED IN OIL & GAS PROCESSING Different types of diagrams used in the Oil and Gas industry: Block Flow Diagrams Process Flow diagrams (PFD) Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) Plot Plan onshore and offshore Isometrics Symbolization: representation of the different pieces of equipment. symbols. the instrumentation… Illustration by examples of schemes corresponding to the same process unit 0. water. inlet or outlet of heat exchangers…) 0. crude oil storage and export pumps Emphasis on the schematization mistakes to avoid: inlet and outlet connections of each piece of equipment.Field Operations SCHEMATIZATION OF OIL & GAS PROCESSES – Block Flow Diagrams.. scrubber. safety systems. including associated gases compression unit. desalter. participants: • are able to distinguish between the different diagrams used in the Oil & Gas industry. etc. • are able to read and analyze each of these types of schemes. Upon completion of the course. heat exchangers… Drawing of a PFD starting from an illustration and a written description of a crude oil stabilization plant. anti-surge line…) … Implementation of the different control loops on the previous schematic. suction and discharge lines of rotating machinery.25 day DRAWING OF A PROCESS FLOW DIAGRAM Reminder of the working principle of main equipment: valves.25 day DRAWING OF A BLOCK FLOW DIAGRAM Drawing of the Block flow diagram Identification of the different connections between the blocks Analysis of the working principle of the whole process 0. suction or discharge or rotating machinery. positioning of control valves (inlet or outlet of capacities. contributing to an Oil & Gas project. based on common Oil & Gas processing facilities. separators. Plot Plans. pumps.50 day STUDY AND ANALYSIS OF A P&ID Team work exercises Analysis of a set of Process and Instrumentation Diagrams. PFD. starting from a written description Emphasis on the instrumentation mistakes to avoid: connection of sensors. tube side and shell side of heat exchangers. compressors. utilities… Analysis of the instrumentation and process control Drawing of the process flow diagrams corresponding to the studied P&ID’s Presentation of the results of each team to the other groups 0. and Isometrics DURATION: 2 DAYS COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide technical knowledge of the Oil & Gas process schematization.50 day . • are able to communicate better with other teams from different disciplines.

Upon completion of the course.00 day .00 day RISK ANALYSIS OF EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION PROJECTS Probability of success. inflation. decision theory. economic risk analysis for oil exploration. Global profitability of invested capital. Economic flexibility in petroleum contracts. Case study: Economic study of an oil field development project. service contracts. Concessions. Sharing of the economic rent. Evaluation of development projects Economic risk associated with a marginal development Decision trees and subjective probabilities. 1.50 day COST ESTIMATION AND COST CONTROL Main objective of project cost estimation Main estimation methods – Precision Influence of main parameters: project localization. Review of economic criteria for investment project evaluations.50 day PROJECT PROFITABILITY EVALUATION Financing of Oil & Gas projects – Cost of capital and discount rate. 0.Field Operations PETROLEUM ECONOMICS DURATION: 3 DAYS COURSE OBJECTIVES: To provide participants with a better understanding of the tools used in economic analysis and for investment decision making in the upstream industry. 0. participants: • know the main contracts specific to petroleum exploration & Production • know the project profitability evaluation methods • are sensitive to risks relative to Exploration & Production projects • know the main cost estimation methods COURSE CONTENT FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTRACTS Various phases of Exploration & Production Technical cost – Evolution of the economic environment Petroleum Exploration & Productions contracts. Economic clauses. Specific method for Exploration & Production: shadow interest. Production sharing contracts. currency rate changes Fundamentals of cost control Applications 1.

00 day FUNDAMENTALS OF NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING TECHNIQUES Visual controls. aluminum. zirconium. tantalum. copper. ultrasounds. shaping and welding techniques. influence of added elements Thermal treatments – Ageing phenomena Characteristics of metals and mechanical tests Standardization and designation of steel Different types of steel Non ferrous metals: nickel. Different welding techniques Welding metallurgy Welding of metals: carbon steel. • are familiar with the main calculation codes for pressure vessels. and their alloys Metals rupture: fragile. radiography. fatigue 1. refractory metals. construction and/or operation of Oil & Gas production facilities. heterogeneous assemblies. magnetoscopy. thermography… Demonstrations of quality control equipment 0. Upon completion of the course.Field Operations CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES OF PRESSURE VESSELS (Organized in collaboration with INSTITUT DE SOUDURE) DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE? Graduate Engineers. COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide the technical knowledge relative to metallurgy. non ferrous metals… Heat treatments required after welding 1. • know the fundamentals of materials cutting. construction categories.00 day CASE STUDY Repair of a pressure vessel after degradation: Analysis of degradation mode Establishment of repair procedure List of operations to be conducted Definition of inspection plan of the repaired equipment 1. titan.50 day CUTTING AND SHAPING OF MATERIALS Thermal and mechanical cutting Shaping techniques and required thermal treatments 0. as well as the design and construction of pressure vessels. ductile.00 day .50 day WELDING OF FERROUS AND NON FERROUS MATERIALS Welding technology. Hydraulic test pressure Exercises: verification of the resistance of corroded surfaces 1.00 day FUNDAMENTALS OF DESIGN AND CALCULATION Basics of shell calculation Introduction to thickness calculation based on standards: CODAP – ASME – NFA 32100 Calculation conditions. structure transformations. weld coefficient. Foucault’s currents… Acoustic emissions. whose activity is related to the design. participants: • know the main types of metals used for Oil & Gas applications. COURSE CONTENT FUNDAMENTALS OF METALLURGY Steel: manufacturing.

Escape & Rescue 0. construction & operation of oil & gas processing facilities and review of design options to prevent control and / or mitigate hazardous events. Surface drainage 1. Shutdown System. To give techniques to enable a better understanding of the risks related to the design.25 day PRELIMINARY HAZARD ANALYSIS Objectives of Preliminary Hazard Identification during Conceptual / Feasibility studies Hazards Related to typical Oil & Gas Process Methodology for carrying out a HAZID HAZID exercise 0. COURSE CONTENT OVERVIEW Aims of Safety Engineering Important Terms & Definitions Safety Engineering throughout the life of a project and during operations 0. Blowdown System Overpressure protection and gaseous HC disposal : PSV’s and mechanical systems Flares / vents and flare network systems Liquid Drainage: Open / Closed drains. At the end of this training the participants will be able to understand and apply safety engineering techniques for the identification and control of hazards associated with the design of offshore and onshore oil and gas production facilities. COURSE OBJECTIVES: To provide the knowledge necessary to apply the requirements of industry codes and practices for safety in design to any modification or oil & gas project.00 day MITIGATING THE CONSEQUENCES OF A HYDROCARBON RELEASE Fire and Gas Detection Systems Passive Fire & Blast Protection Active Fire fighting systems Alarm / Evacuation.25 day INTRODUCTION TO RISK ASSESSMENT Definition of Risk / Tolerable risk Risk reduction process Safety Engineer design practices to reduce risk 0.50 day OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY OF SPECIFIC STUDIES TO QUANTIFY RISKS Quantitative Risk Assessment Dropped Objects Boat impact Fire & Explosion Risk Analysis (FERA) Evacuation.50 day IDENTIFICATION OF MAJOR ACCIDENT HAZARDS Examples of Accident scenarios Risk Matrices and ALARP principle Safety critical measures / elements 0.50 day REDUCTION OF IGNITION SOURCES – CONSIDERATIONS IN BASIC / DETAILED DESIGN Hazardous area classifications methodology and examples Electrical Equipment and suitability with regard to hazardous area classification Ventilation: types and functional analysis 0.25 day HAZARD AND OPERABILITY (HAZOP) STUDY Methodology to be used Short group HAZOP exercise 0. Blast overpressure.50 day . Escape and Rescue Analysis (EERA) 0. HIPS case study). Criteria for Impact assessment INSTALLATION LAYOUT Case Histories Safety Engineering approach to plant layout Exercise in Plant Layout 0.50 day MINIMIZE THE INVENTORY OF HYDROCARBON RELEASE Safety Systems : Instrumented Safety Systems (incl.25 day 0.Field Operations SAFETY ENGINEERING: Fundamentals of Safety Engineering in Design DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE? Engineers. involved in the conceptual / feasibility / basic or detailed design of modifications and / or architecture of oil & gas projects who are not familiar with the concepts of Safety Engineering in Design.g. Dispersion modeling etc.50 day CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY Examples of types of scenarios to be considered Consequence modeling e.

50 day WEIGHT ESTIMATION – TOPSIDE EQUIPMENT Equipment Layout & Modulisation Choices and Impact on overall project cost – CASE STUDIES 0. Fixed/Floating treatment facilities Design Options & Cost Impact 0. R&D engineers… COURSE OBJECTIVES: The training program will provide participants with a structured and comprehensive approach towards project cost estimation. Onshore & Offshore Reservoir & Depletion Plan Drilling & Completion Development Scheme/Architecture 0.25 day BUILDING INTERNAL COST DATA BASE Past Project Costs & Benchmarks 0. Environment. COURSE CONTENT SOFTWARE PRESENTATION & PROJECT TECHNICAL DEFINITION Software simulation principle Presentation of the different architectural development options.50 day PIPELINE UMBILICALS.50 day 1.e.50 days CASE STUDIES INSPIRED FROM EXISTING ONSHORE AND OFFSHORE FACILITIES Development schemes & Cost Impact Review of Pipeline cost Review of Jacket cost Review of well cost / DRILLEX Review of Floating Facility Costs PROJECT EXERCISE Dry run through selected cost estimating exercises relevant to delegates and respective sponsor company 1. Tie-back distance. participants: • know how to technically define a project for a comprehensive cost estimate. i. • know how to use QUESTOR. FLOWLINE & RISERS Design Criteria. Upon completions of the course.25 day CONTRACTUAL STRATEGY Engineering & Procurement Construction & Installation Commissioning Local Content 0.50 days .Field Operations COST ESTIMATION METHODS FOR OIL & GAS PROJECTS – PRACTICE OF QUESTOR SOFTWARE DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE? Anyone requiring a comprehensive understanding of the various elements necessary for an upstream Oil & Gas project cost estimate: project engineers and managers. • understand the role of regional project cost estimates and “internal cost tools”. petroleum architects. Flow Assurance. • understand the need for a defined contractual strategy and basis for contingency values. engineers in charge of modification/extension of existing facilities.

50 day SAFETY ORGANIZATION FOR A PROJECT This point is detailed through various examples and exercises Safety engineering fundamentals.50 day TECHNICAL CONTROL OF A PROJECT Quality aspects of a project: Quality assurance. Operator and Contractor objectives. Front End Engineering. service types.50 day PROJECT MANAGEMENT ISSUES Project Management issues such as Project Risk Management. Exhibits). Subcontractors. Detail Engineering. economic analysis. budget forecast Project Financing. Options comparison. Correctness and Sufficiency of contract documents. Authorities and Partners relationship… Examples of critical phases for various projects such as: site stabilization. contractor’s organization etc on the another hand Client’s organization for Basic Engineering. Contract Documents (Agreements. and it’s technical challenges.Field Operations PROJECT MANAGEMENT – Application to Oil & Gas upstream activities DURATION: 5 DAYS WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE? Anyone requiring a comprehensive understanding of Oil & Gas upstream project management techniques. specifications. Offshore Works. on one hand. various methods of payment Practical exercise: Scheduling of an offshore project 0. Technical description. Construction. Transportation. the Budget and the Cost Control Initial Schedule: from the General Bar Chart to the Critical Path Schedule (PERT) Monitoring of the Project: Progress method.Relationship between the project content. weight control… Functional acceptance tests and transfer of installation to production organization Exercise 0. budget transfer. HSE fundamentals (HAZOP. Safety aspects to be considered for operation. and how to prepare a contractual strategy? Four main types of contractual strategy: Separate Contracts. Onshore Works.Quiz 0. and the sponsors.00 day PROGRESS AND SCHEDULE CONTROL – REPORTING Preparation of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Definition of terms and coherence between the Project Schedule. associations. Dalia. its objectives. Procurement. at cost + fee. Fundamentals of cost estimating 0. Annexes. Canyon Express Project setting. Procurement. Practical case studies are illustrating the magisterial course. Quality control characteristics and principles. Preliminary studies (feasibility and conceptual study – Example of Dunbar project). Commissioning Role of project leader and communication within the project team Exercise: Case simulation for project organization 0. The course will present the constraints. Methods. the contractor’s market conditions. Insurances Case study and exercise 1.50 day CONTRACTING STRATEGY AND CONTRACTS Different contract types in view of the target. HSE Contracts Particular Conditions: Review of very key but specific conditions such as contract law. Project Reporting. Turn Key Contracts Contracts General: Contract Definition. Technical review). Call for Tender procedure. Contractual strategy. Detail Engineering. Safety aspects . Project specifications. change of basic data during the project. tools and organization Constraints to be specifically highlighted while dealing with engineering: monitoring of safety requirements. and degree of responsibility of the different involved parties. It will be illustrated by the presentation of major development projects and the projection of several projects movies and/or pictures. man-hours. Pre-project activities and project execution plan.The owner’s stand point Practical exercise: estimation of an offshore project DEVELOPMENT PHASES OF A PROJECT – EXAMPLES: Dunbar. Contractor default… Brief presentation of various projects and open discussions about Project Management . Pre-commissioning. COURSE CONTENT PETROLEUM ECONOMICS AND FIELD EVALUATION PROCESS Introduction to the main elements used in connection with the economics in the petroleum industry: reserves. key aspects – Financing by shareholders . Specific requirements. EPSCC. Quality assurance organization Operation and maintenance philosophies Quality control to be implemented during each phase of a project: Basic Engineering.50 day PROJECT ORGANIZATION Project key issues. Yard Fabrication. Advantages and disadvantages of the different types Contractual strategy: Contractual Plan Option (reimbursable.50 day SCHEDULE AND COST CONTROL From the Preliminary Estimate to the Initial Budget Improvement of the cost estimate up to Basic Engineering Preparation of the Cost Control – Cost Control Methodology: change orders.50 day 0. characteristics and objectives Different Oil & Gas project organizations . Project management techniques developed. Girassol. Independent Contractor. roles and techniques. petroleum contracts Field evaluation process from discovery to decision to develop: Field evaluation. lump sum). EPSC. decision to develop. Project organization. Risks in contract performances. key documents. challenges and industry practices in connection with the hydrocarbon field development from Discovery to First Oil/Gas.50 day 0. Commissioning Constraints to be considered: Reference documents. Safety organization at contractor’s sites 0. COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide participants with a broader understanding of project management.

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