Topic outline

  • Petroleum Production Performance

    This course covers systematic techniques on petroleum production performance for all engineering and operations staff. Further, the course is suitable for maintenance, facility integrity, pipelines/piping, quality, Health, Safety and Environmental personnel who are seeking to improve their knowledge and skills on refinery processes and gain exposure on refinery concepts and technology including the operation, safety and control aspects
    • 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 petroleum production performance Discuss well productivity, inflow performance relationship, vertical lift performance and tubing pressure traverse
      Calculate vertical lift performance and discuss choke performance, well deliverability and tubing intake curve for ALS Illustrate acid fracturing and hydraulic stimulation fracturing as well as identify the factors affecting fracture growth
      Explain the principles of formation fracturing including fracturing facilities around wellhead and the process of hydraulic fracturing Recognize perforations position, pressure drop across perforations, additives commonly used in the fracturing solution and proppant form
      Determine the selected triplex pump, the effect of fracture job on well productivity and recovery of fracture cost Employ completion design procedure, classify formation and determining perforating under-balance to overcome total skin damage
      Apply nodal analysis and outflow vertical lift performance as well as identify the general types of artificial lift including beam pumping, sucker rod pumping system, pump jack and failure analysis for sucker rod pumping system Describe tensile failure, corrosion failure and fatigue failure and apply corrective actions
      Avoid poor handing along the operations due to equipment and manpower shortage Recognize electric submersible pumping system, progressive cavity pump, gas lift and plunger lift
      Identify the benefits, limitations, principles, classifications and components of ESPs as well as coil tubing deployed ESP system Recognize surface components, progressive cavity pump, polish rod and clamp arrangement and downhole gauge tool
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of petroleum production performance. It covers the well productivity, inflow and vertical lift performance and tubing pressure traverse; the choke performance, well deliverability and tubing intake curve for ALS; the acid fracturing and hydraulic stimulation fracturing; the factors affecting fracture growth; the principles of formation fracturing including fracturing facilities around wellhead and the process of hydraulic fracturing; the perforations position, pressure drop across perforations, additives commonly used in the fracturing solution and proppant form; and the selected triplex pump, the effect of fracture job on well productivity and recovery of fracture cost
        During this course, participants will learn the completion design procedure, formation classification and perforating under-balance to overcome total skin damage; the nodal analysis and the general types of artificial lift; the tensile failure, corrosion failure and fatigue failure and its corrective actions; the electric submersible pumping system, progressive cavity pump, gas lift and plunger lift; the benefits, limitations, principles, classifications and components of ESPs; and the surface components, progressive cavity pump, polish rod and clamp arrangement and downhole gauge tool
        • Module 1 - Introduction Well Productivity

          Contents:
            • Introduction Well Productivity
            • Video: Well logging
            • Introduction Well Productivity
            • Inflow Performance Relationship (IPR)
            • Vertical Lift Performance (VLP)
            • Tubing Pressure Traverse
            • Calculation of the Vertical Lift Performance
            • Choke Performance
            • Well Deliverability
            • Tubing Intake Curve for ALS
            • Class Example- High GOR Well
            • Exercise – 1
            • Exercise - 2
            • Exercise - 3
            • Exercise - 4
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Acid Fracturing

            Contents:
              • Motive for Fracturing
              • What is acid Fracturing?
              • Acid Fracturing
              • Acid Fracture Simulation
              • The Challenge
              • Acid Used in Fracturing
              • Additives Used
              • Applications
              • Video: Acid Fracturing
              • Module Quiz
            • Module 3 - Hydraulic Stimulation Fracturing

              Contents:
                • What is Hydraulic Fracturing?
                • Reservoir Rocks
                • Permeability and Rocks
                • Factors Affecting Fracture Growth
                • Fracture View
                • Principles of Formation Fracturing
                • Reservoir Stimulation, Illustrating Primary Stresses
                • Fracturing Facilities Around Wellhead
                • Process of Hydraulic Fracturing
                • What Limits a Fracture’s Growth?
                • Perforations Position
                • Pressure Drop Across Perforations
                • Additives Commonly Used in the Fracturing Solution
                • Proppant Form
                • Selected Triplex Pump
                • Effect of Fracture Job on Well Productivity
                • Recovery of Fracture Cost
                • Video: Hydraulic Fracturing- How it works
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Completion Design Procedure

                Contents:
                  • Completion Design Procedure
                  • Classify Formation
                  • Determining Perforating Under-Balance to Overcome Total Skin Damage
                  • Underbalance Used on TCP in Oil Zones in Sandstone
                  • Determining Perforating Under-Balance to Overcome Total Skin Damage
                  • System Graph – Nodal Analysis
                  • Nodal Analysis
                  • Outflow Vertical Lift Performance
                  • Outflow theoretical
                  • Outflow Actual
                  • VLP
                  • Vertical Lift Performance – Specific Gravity - API
                  • Composite Specific Gravity
                  • Pressure Gradient
                  • Exercise 1A
                  • Exercise 1B
                  • VLP - Friction Loss
                  • Out Flow Performance
                  • Let’s Combine IPR with VLP
                  • System Graph
                  • Video: Reservoir Inflow Performance
                  • Example
                  • Result
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - General Types of Artificial Lift Means

                  Contents:
                    • Basics of Artificial Lift
                    • Introduction to Artificial Lift
                    • Beam Pumping
                    • Sucker Rod Pumping System
                    • Pump Jack
                    • Sucker Rod Pumping System
                    • Beam Pumping – Sucker Rod Pumping
                    • Considerations for Use of Sucker Rod Pumping
                    • Beam Pumping
                    • Electrical Submersible Pumping
                    • Failure Analysis for Sucker Rod Pupping System
                    • Tensile Failure
                    • Corrosion Failure
                    • Fatigue Failure
                    • Corrective Actions
                    • Poor Handing Along The Operations Due To Equipment And Manpower Shortage
                    • Electric Submersible Pumping System (ESP)
                    • ESP
                    • Progressive Cavity Pump (PCP)
                    • PCP and the Electrical Submersible Progressive Cavity Pump
                    • Gas Lift
                    • Continuous-Flow Gas Lift
                    • Gas Lift – Advantages
                    • Gas Lift - Disadvantages
                    • Video: Gas Lift
                    • Plunger Lift
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Details of Some Artificial Lift Means

                    Contents:
                      • Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP)
                      • Introduction to ESP
                      • ESP Shroud
                      • Video: ESP Electric Submersible Pump
                      • Module Quiz
                    • Module 7 - PCP (Progressive Cavity Pump)

                      Contents:
                        • Video: Progressive Cavity Pump Systems (PCP)
                        • PCP System Configuration
                        • General Features
                        • Polish Rod and Clamp Arrangement
                        • PCP Drive Head Assembly
                        • Christmas Tree
                        • VFD & GRC Panel
                        • Downhole Gauge Tool
                        • PCP Rotor & Stator
                        • No Turn Tool (NTT)
                        • Tag Bar
                        • Advantages & Application of a PC Pumping System
                        • PCP Safety System
                        • Operating Parameters
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 8 - Exercise

                        Contents:
                          • Exercise - 5
                        • Module 9 - Jet Pump Applications & Engineering

                          Contents:
                            • Lifting or Elevating Liquids
                            • Handling Granular Solids with Liquids
                            • Boosting Suction Pressure to Centrifugal Pump
                            • Draining Sump or Well
                            • Aeration or Agitation
                            • Producing The Best Possible Vacuum
                            • Priming Centrifugal Pumps
                            • Producing The Best Possible Vacuum
                            • Reducing Pressure
                            • Moving Gases
                            • Heating Liquid In-Tank with Model SRH
                            • Heating Liquids In-Line
                            • Adding Small Amounts of Steam to a Large Flow of Water
                            • Circulating Hot Water
                            • Typical Multiple Installation for Mixing Two Liquids
                            • Typical Multiple Installation for Recalculating Tank Content
                            • Discharge Plume
                            • Typical Surface Arrangement
                            • Jet Pump Flow Dynamics
                            • Different Parts of Jet Pump
                            • Jet Pump Mechanism
                            • Typical Down hole Jet Pump Completion
                            • Completion Types
                          • Post-Test

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