Scheduled Training Courses

May
3
Mon
SPE-CEDEP Safety Leadership Academy
03 May - 30 Sep 2021
Fontainebleau, France

Become Part of a New Era of Safety Culture and Leadership

The oil and gas industry is experiencing significant changes: leaner work forces, greater demand for operational excellence. Here, together, we will innovate, strengthen leadership and safety c...

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

May
7
Fri
An Overview of Multistage Completion Systems for Hydraulic Fracturing
07 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
W. Aaron Burton

Shales and other low-permeability formations require multistage completions, hydraulic fracturing, and horizontal wells to produce at economic rates. This course focuses on the multistage completion systems that are used in these applications, includin...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
7
Fri
Basics of Multi-fractured Deviated Wells for Conventional and Unconventional Wells
07 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
George E. King

Development or re-development of reservoirs with multi-fractured deviated or horizontal wells (MFHW) has changed the landscape of well design and operation in the last three decades. Both on-shore and off-shore examples of MFHWs have added to the knowl...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations

May
7
Fri
Critical Geomechanics Concepts and Applications to Unconventionals Completions
07 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Dr. Neal Nagel
Dr. Marisela Sanchez-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

May
10
Mon
CCUS/Geological Sequestration of CO2
10 May 2021
Virtual [MDT, UTC-6]
Charles E. Fox
Dr. S. M. (Sam) Avasthi
J. M. (Jay) Avasthi, PhD

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to various aspects of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) / Geological Sequestration of CO2. CCUS / Geological Sequestration of CO2 is emerging as an important tool to get to net-zero green...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

May
10
Mon
DFIT – The Unconventional Well Test: Theory, Design, and Interpretation
10 - 11 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Dr. David P. Craig

DFIT – The Unconventional Well Test course will review the theory of fracture-injection/falloff testing, the design of DFITs, and interpretation of DFIT data using both straight-line and type-curve methods. Design and interpretation methods will be ill...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
10
Mon
Hydraulic Fracturing - Design and Treatment
10 - 11 May 2021
Virtual Conference and Exhibition [CDT, UTC -5]
Carl T. Montgomery
Michael B. Smith

This course covers the fundamental principles concerning how hydraulic fracturing treatments can be used to stimulate oil and gas wells. It includes discussions on how to select wells for stimulation, what controls fracture propagation, fracture width,...

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Disciplines: Completions | Production and Operations | Reservoir

May
14
Fri
Methane Emission Measurement & Mitigation (MEMM)
14 May 2021
Virtual [MDT, UTC-6]
Darcy Spady
Ively Lee Araujo
Mohsen Safaei
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

May
26
Wed
Geothermal Reservoir and Hydraulics Design
26 - 27 May 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-6)
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

May
28
Fri
Introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas Industry: Infrastructure, Regulation and Markets
28 May 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Tom Russo

This 1-day course will present an overview of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the LNG supply chain, types of infrastructure, costs, siting and safety regulations, and LNG markets. The instructo...

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

Jun
3
Thu
Unitisation and Redetermination of Petroleum Reservoirs
03 - 04 Jun 2021
TBD
Douglas Peacock

This course describes optimum procedures for the unitisation and subsequent redetermination of hydrocarbon reservoirs that straddle licence boundaries and/or international boundaries.

The content reflects the interdisciplinary nature of field unitisat...

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Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Jun
7
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
07 - 11 Jun 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-6)
Cameron P. Six, Jeff Aldrich, John Seidle, Stanley Kleinsteiber, Barry Hanson, Liam O’Brien, Tamara Warren

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

Jun
7
Mon
Application of Machine Learning in the Unconventional Tight/Shale Reservoir Development
07 Jun 2021
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Shengnan (Nancy) Chen

Machine learning has been successfully used in various engineering disciplines. Nowadays, large amount of data related to reservoir properties, drilling, completion, and production is routinely collected in the upstream oil and gas operation, which can...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics

Jun
11
Fri
Fundamentals of Machine Learning and Data Science for the Oil and Gas Industry
11 Jun 2021
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Marcelo Guarido

Machine learning is a growing field in technology companies, and more recently, in the Oil and Gas industry companies and research groups. This course focuses on the data preparation and machine learning application on different case of study examples:...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Reservoir

Jun
23
Wed
Application of Machine Learning in the Unconventional Tight/Shale Reservoir Development
23 - 24 Jun 2021
Virtual [GST; UTC +4]
Shengnan (Nancy) Chen

Machine learning has been successfully used in various engineering disciplines. Nowadays, large amount of data related to reservoir properties, drilling, completion, and production is routinely collected in the upstream oil and gas operation, which can...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics

Jul
1
Thu
Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells - A Roadmap for Engineers
01 - 02 Jul 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

This training course will start to cover the P&A topic by reviewing different guidelines, definitions of terms, and well abandonment phases and challenges. In the next step, two different approaches (conventional and risk-based) for permanently aba...

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Disciplines: Drilling

Jul
9
Fri
Principal Aspects of Water Flooding – From Water Source to Oil Export
09 Jul 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Andrew Parker
This one-day online training course is designed to provide valuable insights into the waterflooding techniques. Key themes include waterflooding application, requirement, and economics. Participants are expected to delve into technologies, the processe... (Read More)

Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Jul
15
Thu
Data Analytics for Drilling Process Improvement
15 - 16 Jul 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

In today’s world, traditional methods of drilling oil wells don’t work as much anymore. Yesterday’s practices are being superseded by a universal trend towards the extensive use of historical and real-time data to understand, learn and predict all well...

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Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Management

Jul
23
Fri
Understanding Oil’s Exceptional Price Performance with Economic Principles
23 Jul 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Roberto F. Aguilera

Experts have been confounded by oil’s spectacular price performance in the past, yet there is still much debate about the direction in which prices will move in the future. Ongoing trade disputes, efforts to accelerate the energy transition, and the de...

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Disciplines: Management | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Jul
30
Fri
Introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas Industry: Infrastructure, Regulation and Markets
30 Jul 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Tom Russo

This 1-day course will present an overview of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the LNG supply chain, types of infrastructure, costs, siting and safety regulations, and LNG markets. The instructo...

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

Aug
10
Tue
Understanding Well Intervention Equipment Design and Utilization
10 Aug 2021
Virtual [CDT; UTC -5]
Brian Skeels
Ray Stawaisz

The course will provide the participant with an improved understanding of well intervention equipment, using historic and the new suite of API well intervention documents.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of equipment both legacy and new...
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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction

Aug
12
Thu
The Estimation, Classification and Reporting of Reserves and Resources
12 - 13 Aug 2021
TBD

This course provides an overview of the classification, estimation and reporting of reserves and resources. The focus of the course is on the SPE-PRMS (2018), but other systems such as SEC and COGEH are also included. The course will outline the key de...

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Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Aug
17
Tue
A Proactive Approach to Ensure Well Integrity During the Construction and Operation of Wells
17 - 20 Aug 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

Well Integrity management is looked at in three distinct stages, the first stage is during the well design which includes material selection, engineering design, cement design, coating and inhibitors and cathodic protection. The second stage is monitor...

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Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Sep
2
Thu
Unitisation and Redetermination of Petroleum Reservoirs
02 - 03 Sep 2021
TBD

This course describes optimum procedures for the unitisation and subsequent redetermination of hydrocarbon reservoirs that straddle licence boundaries and/or international boundaries.

The content reflects the interdisciplinary nature of field unitisat...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Sep
10
Fri
Understanding Oil’s Exceptional Price Performance with Economic Principles
10 Sep 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Roberto F. Aguilera

Experts have been confounded by oil’s spectacular price performance in the past, yet there is still much debate about the direction in which prices will move in the future. Ongoing trade disputes, efforts to accelerate the energy transition, and the de...

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Disciplines: Management | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Sep
12
Sun
Current and Advanced Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
12 Sep 2021
Muscat, Oman
Dr. Shedid A. Shedid

Several oil fields are currently under one or more of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) processes Worldwide. Main groups of EOR processes include chemical, solvent (gas), and thermal EOR plus other processes. The goal of this course is to provide attendants ...

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Disciplines: Production and Operations | Reservoir

Sep
12
Sun
Gas EOR in Tight Unconventionals
12 Sep 2021
Muscat, Oman
Mathias Lia Carlsen

Gas-based EOR in tight unconventionals is a growing application to tap the vast unproduced oil and condensate resources in liquid-rich shale basins. The Huff-n-Puff process now involves several hundred wells in the Eagle Ford, and pilots are planned or...

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Disciplines: Reservoir

Sep
13
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
13 - 17 Sep 2021
Virtual Class (MDT; UTC-6)
Cameron P. Six, Jeff Aldrich, John Seidle, Stanley Kleinsteiber, Barry Hanson, Liam O’Brien, Tamara Warren

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...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Reservoir

Sep
13
Mon
Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells - A Roadmap for Engineers
13 - 14 Sep 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

This training course will start to cover the P&A topic by reviewing different guidelines, definitions of terms, and well abandonment phases and challenges. In the next step, two different approaches (conventional and risk-based) for permanently aba...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Drilling

Oct
7
Thu
Data Analytics for Drilling Process Improvement
07 - 08 Oct 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

In today’s world, traditional methods of drilling oil wells don’t work as much anymore. Yesterday’s practices are being superseded by a universal trend towards the extensive use of historical and real-time data to understand, learn and predict all well...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Management

Oct
15
Fri
Principal Aspects of Water Flooding – From Water Source to Oil Export
15 Oct 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Andrew Parker
This one-day online training course is designed to provide valuable insights into the waterflooding techniques. Key themes include waterflooding application, requirement, and economics. Participants are expected to delve into technologies, the processe... (Read More)

Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Oct
20
Wed
The Estimation, Classification and Reporting of Reserves and Resources
20 - 21 Oct 2021
TBD

This course provides an overview of the classification, estimation and reporting of reserves and resources. The focus of the course is on the SPE-PRMS (2018), but other systems such as SEC and COGEH are also included. The course will outline the key de...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Management | Reservoir

Oct
22
Fri
Introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas Industry: Infrastructure, Regulation and Markets
22 Oct 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Tom Russo

This 1-day course will present an overview of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the LNG supply chain, types of infrastructure, costs, siting and safety regulations, and LNG markets. The instructo...

(Read More)

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

Nov
2
Tue
From Data Gathering, Critical Statistics to Predictive Modelling: Execution Steps of a Data Science Project Applied to Oil and Gas
02 Nov 2021
Virtual Class (MST; UTC-6)
Peter Dimmell

This one-day course will teach the fundamentals of data science project design and execution, including data collection principles and statistics through Design of Experiments (DOE). By engaging participants in hands on, dynamic experiments covering da...

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Disciplines: Completions | Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Drilling | Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability | Production and Operations | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Nov
15
Mon
Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties
15 - 19 Nov 2021
Virtual Class (MST; UTC-7)
Cameron P. Six, Jeff Aldrich, John Seidle, Stanley Kleinsteiber, Barry Hanson, Liam O’Brien, Tamara Warren

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...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Reservoir

Nov
26
Fri
Understanding Oil’s Exceptional Price Performance with Economic Principles
26 Nov 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]
Roberto F. Aguilera

Experts have been confounded by oil’s spectacular price performance in the past, yet there is still much debate about the direction in which prices will move in the future. Ongoing trade disputes, efforts to accelerate the energy transition, and the de...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Management | Projects, Facilities, and Construction | Reservoir

Nov
29
Mon
A Proactive Approach to Ensure Well Integrity During the Construction and Operation of Wells
29 Nov - 02 Dec 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

Well Integrity management is looked at in three distinct stages, the first stage is during the well design which includes material selection, engineering design, cement design, coating and inhibitors and cathodic protection. The second stage is monitor...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Jan
17
Mon
Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells - A Roadmap for Engineers
17 - 18 Jan 2022
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

This training course will start to cover the P&A topic by reviewing different guidelines, definitions of terms, and well abandonment phases and challenges. In the next step, two different approaches (conventional and risk-based) for permanently aba...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Drilling

Feb
8
Tue
A Proactive Approach to Ensure Well Integrity During the Construction and Operation of Wells
08 - 11 Feb 2022
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

Well Integrity management is looked at in three distinct stages, the first stage is during the well design which includes material selection, engineering design, cement design, coating and inhibitors and cathodic protection. The second stage is monitor...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Completions | Drilling

Feb
24
Thu
Data Analytics for Drilling Process Improvement
24 - 25 Feb 2022
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

In today’s world, traditional methods of drilling oil wells don’t work as much anymore. Yesterday’s practices are being superseded by a universal trend towards the extensive use of historical and real-time data to understand, learn and predict all well...

(Read More)

Disciplines: Data Science and Engineering Analytics | Management

Training Centers

Courses are held worldwide and at our dedicated training centers.

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Houston, Texas US

Petroleum Professional Development Center
Midland, Texas US

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