Scheduled Training Courses

Oct
6
Thu
Fluid Properties and Phase Equilibria (PVT)
06 - 07 Oct 2022
Houston, Texas, USA
Dr. Birol Dindoruk

This (PVT) class will focus on the advanced and key topics of reservoir fluid properties, fundamentals, practical measurements and workflows. In the class, we will emphasize use cases and various examples including modern PVT report reviews as well as ...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Oct
6
Thu
Production Forecasts and Reserves Estimates in Unconventional Resources
06 - 07 Oct 2022
Houston, Texas, USA
W. John Lee

This course will provide training in production forecasting and reserves estimation for low-permeability resource plays (such as shales) using simple, rapidly applied decline models favored by the industry for routine forecasting. Recommended methodolo...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Oct
7
Fri
The Estimation, Classification and Reporting of Reserves and Resources using PRMS (2018 Update)
07 Oct 2022
Houston, Texas, USA
Rawdon Seager

This course presents the udpated 2018 SPE Petroleum Resources Management System (PRMS), including an in-depth review of the framework, classification and categorization of volumes. The PRMS is an industry standard approach to classififying petroleum re...

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Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Oct
17
Mon
Methane Emission Measurement & Mitigation (MEMM)
17 Oct 2022
VIRTUAL MDT
Darcy Spady
This one-day session will include a view of best practices for Carbon Management with a focus on fugitive methane reduction. It will include global and local examples of Carbon Regulations, give tools for de-risking regulatory compliances and field-pro... (Read More)

Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Production and Operations

Oct
24
Mon
Unconventional Resource Assessment and Valuation
24 - 27 Oct 2022
Calgary, AB, Canada
Bryce V. Kalynchuk
James (Jim) Gouveia

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This course is focused on effective business decision making in Unconventional Reservoirs. In a realm where we are constantly dealing with limited data, it is critical that we develop the necessary skill sets required to deal wi...

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Disciplines: Completions | Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Drilling | Management | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Oct
30
Sun
How Can the Oil and Gas Industry Adapt and Maintain its Leadership Throughout the Energy Transition?
30 Oct 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Kamel Ben-Naceur

This seminar is designed to give participants an overview about different initiatives relating to the sustainability aspects such as leveraging carbon capture, utilization and storage to enable sustainable energy supply. Energy efficiency from asset op...

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Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Management | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction

Oct
30
Sun
ME Region: The Techniques and Business Aspects of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage, and the CO2 Storage Resources Management Systems (SRMS)
30 Oct 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Douglas Peacock

As part of the international effort to combat global warming, significant attention is being given to ways to sequester (store for the long-term) carbon dioxide, which is a major contributor to the greenhouse effect. It is therefore critical that there...

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Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Reservoir

Oct
30
Sun
Shale Analytics: AI-based Production Optimization in Shale
30 Oct 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Shahab D. Mohaghegh

Data-driven analytics is becoming an important point of competitive differentiation in the upstream oil and gas industry. When it comes to production from shale, companies are realizing that they possess a vast source of important facts and information...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Reservoir

Nov
4
Fri
Mini Frac (DFIT) Applications for the Unconventional
04 Nov 2022
VIRTUAL MDT
Saad Ibrahim

The purpose of this one-day course is to offer the most practical applications of the Diagnostic Fracture Injection Tests (DFIT). The DFIT has become an essential tool to obtain reservoir information that cannot be obtained using conventional Pressure ...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | 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

Nov
28
Mon
Extended Reach Well Design and Operational Practices
28 Nov 2022
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Christopher Cutts

The primary objective of this course is to help attendees learn about the physics impacting extended reach wells. Attendees will learn about the challenges associated with successfully constructing extended reach wells and deployment of completion equi...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Nov
28
Mon
Flow-Control-Devices for Thermal Recovery Operations
28 Nov 2022
VIRTUAL MST

This 1-day course is an introduction to design and optimization of Flow-Control-Devices (FCDs) and to thermodynamics and pressure-volume-temperature (PVT) in horizontal wells in Thermal Recovery Operations for both SAGD and SA-SAGD. The interaction bet...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Dec
9
Fri
Systematic Approach for Carbon Capture Storage Development Plan
09 Dec 2022
Bangkok, Thailand

Green House Gas (GHG) emission is increasing due to more energy consumption as urbanisation, population, economic growth, and deforestation are on the rise and current and enhanced future emission would have catastrophic effect on environment. Rapid ec...

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Disciplines: Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Reservoir

Jan
23
Mon
Reservoir Engineering Applications of Advanced Data Analytics and Machine Learning Algorithms
23 Jan 2023
Abu Dhabi, UAE

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
29
Sun
Fiber-Optic Sensing: Introduction to the Technology and In-Well Sensing Applications
29 Jan 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Dr. Dennis Dria

This course introduces engineers and geoscientists to fiber-optic sensing technology that is used for well and reservoir diagnostics and surveillance. It provides in-depth technology awareness, including underlying theories of operation and breadth of ...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Reservoir

Jan
30
Mon
Advanced Coiled Tubing Engineering and Best Practices
30 Jan 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Todd Green

This seminar will begin with a very brief review and refresher of basic CT equipment and well control components. The remainder and primary focus of the seminar will be on job design consideration, safety considerations, and job execution of common CT ...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations

Jan
30
Mon
Casing Deformation During Fracturing
30 Jan 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
George E. King

Hydraulic fracturing places both static and dynamic stresses on casing and completion components that may not be apparent in conventional design programs. Non-uniform loading of formations, casing and cement may be driven by cyclic pressures of several...

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Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations

Jan
30
Mon
Critical Geomechanics Concepts and Applications to Unconventionals Completions
30 Jan 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Dr. Marisela Sanchez-Nagel
Dr. Neal 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
30
Mon
Design of Fiber-Optic DTS and DAS Well Installations
30 Jan 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Bill Shroyer
Dr. 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
30
Mon
Introduction to Re-fracturing Fundamentals
30 Jan 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Tim Leshchyshyn

With the drop in oil prices, a large amount of capital spent on the maintaining of production and cash flow from drilling new wells is being diverted to lower cost recompletions, particularly refracturing.  It only costs 15 to 25% of the original compl...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations

Feb
3
Fri
Geothermal Reservoir and Hydraulics Design
03 Feb 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Mazda Irani

This 1-day course is an introduction to analysis and design of the geothermal reservoir and wellbores. The following topics will be covered:

Analysis of Geothermal Reservoir:

  • Introduction of geothermal reservoir
  • Conduction and convection in the ge...
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Disciplines: Reservoir

Feb
3
Fri
Practical Python Programming for Engineers
03 - 04 Feb 2023
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Derrick W. Turk
Katherine Turk

In this course, students will take their programming skills to the next level by tackling challenging real-world case studies, in which we'll solve engineering and business problems together by designing and building useful and robust software systems....

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics

Feb
3
Fri
Water Treating for Shale Operations
03 - 04 Feb 2023
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
21
Tue
Fiber-Optic Sensing: Introduction to the Technology and In-Well Sensing Applications
21 Feb 2023
The Hague, Netherlands

This course introduces engineers and geoscientists to fiber-optic sensing technology that is used for well and reservoir diagnostics and surveillance. It provides in-depth technology awareness, including underlying theories of operation and breadth of ...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Reservoir

Feb
28
Tue
EOR Polymer Flooding - Latest Updates from Screening to Implementation
28 Feb 2023
Bangkok, Thailand

This course will provide the participants with a more in-depth knowledge of:

  • EOR screening and justification
  • Impact on CO2 and GHG reduction of polymer flooding vs water flooding
  • EOR project management
  • Subsurface simulation and polymer flood desi...
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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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