Topic outline

  • Nodal Analysis - Prosper Modeling / Production System Optimization

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of prosper modeling/production system optimization using nodal analysis for production, operations and reservoir engineers as well as senior technicians and field supervisors with an engineering background
    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on prosper modeling/production system optimization using nodal analysis Discuss the basic of well construction and well completion as well as configure casing and tabular completion
      Recognize tubing and downhole equipment and apply completion techniques Review information for completion and cross-sectional view of perforating gun discharging
      Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the open-hole completion Employ well stimulation, multiple zone completions, well evaluation and the completion program
      Identify artificial lift, pumpjack unit, bottom hole pump, electric submersible pump, progressive cavity pump and gas lift system Discuss PIPESIM fundamentals, total production system, nodal analysis and pressure loss in system
      Carryout single branch operations, flow correlation matching and system analysis Review reservoir tables, artificial lift performance, horizontal well performance and optimum horizontal well length
      Explain Vogel’s correlation for IPR below BPP and the design of a continuous gas lift system to initiate production in a dead well Discuss the importance of crude oil as well as carryout well deliverability and nodal analysis
      Describe production and system performance analysis software (PROSPER) including inflow performance relationship (IPR) and vertical lift performance (VLP)
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of prosper modeling/production system optimization using nodal analysis. It covers the basics of well construction, well completion and configuration of casing and tabular completion; the tubing, downhole equipment and completion techniques; the information for completion and cross-sectional view of perforating gun discharging; the advantages and disadvantages of open-hole completion; the well stimulation, multiple zone completions and well evaluation; the artificial lift, pumpjack unit, bottom hole pump, electric submersible pump, progressive cavity pump and gas lift system; and the PIPESIM fundamentals, total production system, nodal analysis and pressure loss in system

        During this course, participants will learn the single branch operations, flow correlation matching and system analysis; the reservoir tables, artificial lift performance, horizontal well performance and optimum horizontal well length; the Vogel’s correlation for IPR below BPP and the design of a continuous gas lift system to initiate production in a dead well; the importance of crude oil, well deliverability and nodal analysis; and the production and system performance analysis software (PROSPER), inflow performance relationship (IPR) and vertical lift performance (VLP).

        • Module 1 - Well Construction & Well Completion Basics

          Contents:
            • Typical Wellhead & Xmas Tree Assemblies
            • Wear Bushing
            • Back Pressure Valve
            • Lubricator
            • Valve Removal Plugs
            • Act X-Mas Tree Cap
            • Surface Safety Valve With Hydraulic Actuator
            • Combination Wear Bushing Running Tool And Bop Test Plug
            • Bop Test Plug (PTP)
            • Flanged Drilling Spool
            • Well Heads
            • Subsea Wellheads
            • Coiled Tubing Well Heads
            • Hydrate Control in Coiled Tubing Completions
            • Chokes
            • Subsurface Safety Valves
            • Valve Removal Tool
            • Basics of Wellhead Control Panel (WHCP)
            • Overview of Wellhead Control Panel
            • The Problems That Often Arise in Wellhead Control Panel (WHCP)
            • Main Function of WHCP
            • Types of WHCP
            • Multi-wellhead Control Panel
            • Well Head Control Panel Working Principle
            • Overview of HIPPS System
            • Two Types of HIPPS
            • Main Features of Full Electronic HIPPS:
            • Video: Surface Wellhead and Christmas Tree
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - PIPESIM Fundamentals

            Contents:
              • A Brief History of PIPESIM
              • PIPESIM Fundamentals
              • Tulsa University Fluid Flow Projects
              • Single Branch Operations
              • Flow Correlation Matching
              • Pressure/Temperature Profile
              • System Analysis
              • NodaI Analysis
              • Video: Well Nodal Analysis
              • Reservoir Tables
              • Artificial Lift Performance
              • Horizontal Well Performance
              • Optimum Horizontal Well Length
            • Module 3 - Workflow/Solutions Training

              Contents:
                • A Tour of the User Interface
                • Output Files
                • Plots
                • Single Branch Operations
                • Video: PIPESIM Nodal Analysis
                • Water Pipeline Tutorial
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Prerequisites

                Contents:
                  • Review of Fundamentals
                  • Case Study: Prosper Modeling Manual
                • Module 5 - Real Time Production Optimization

                  Contents:
                    • Introduction
                    • Background
                    • Video: Oilfield Production - Production Optimization
                    • A Production Optimization Example
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Operations Main Activities

                    Contents:
                      • Reservoir Management — Shahd SE-5 RST
                      • Reservoir Management - Flowing + Pressure Build - Up (Shahd SE-6)
                      • Field Development Plans: Reason for Proven Reserves Increase in ERQ
                      • Field Development Plans: Testing the Validity of Shahd-SE Model
                      • Field Development Plans: Monitoring Interference
                      • Regional Top Bahariya Depth Map Over ERQ Block
                      • ERQ Potential Reserves (31-August-2013)
                      • 2013 Facilities Projects
                      • ERQ Oil Shipment Destinations
                      • 2013 Oil Handling and Transport Cost
                      • 2014 Work Program
                      • Intersection Line through Diaa-1 and Diaa-2
                      • Shahd SE-8 and 9 Upper Bahariya Depth Map
                      • Rana SE- 2A
                      • Al Zahraa-4 Upper Bahariya Depth Map
                      • Shebi East-2 Proposed Well Location
                      • ERQ Development Leases Future 3D Seismic Campaign
                      • Geochemical Modeling of Khattatba SR
                      • Video: Rig Operation
                    • Post-Test

                      Kindly complete the post-test to assess your knowledge about the topic after the course.