Hydrocarbon Process Operation

202415aprAll Day19Hydrocarbon Process Operation

Course Details


• Accurately describe the systems involved and their control
• Learn about the important design principles of each system and operational characteristics
• State the hazards associated with each key topic discussed within the process and utility systems
• Understand the basic concepts and principles of operation involved when dealing with equipment used in Oil, Gas, Refining, Water Injection and Produced Water Systems
• List the precautions taken when dealing with chemical and toxic substances and in particular demonstrate an awareness of the hazards associated with Hydrocarbons


The Characteristics Of Hydrocarbons
• Upstream Oil And Gas Production
• Drilling/Geological Data
• Well Fluids And Their Characteristics
• Well Planning, Pore Pressure, Fracture Pressure Gradient
• Directional Drilling
• Well Control, Casing, Cementing, Completions
• Example Of An Oil Field Development, Recovery Factors, Economics And Risk Areas
• Video – Piper Alpha (Group Discussion)

Routing Of Oil & Gas Streams
• Composition Of Wellhead Fluids
• Pipeline Design And Configuration
• Example Of A Pipeline Design In South America
• Offshore Pipeline Design (Oil And Gas)
• Case Studies – What Can Go Wrong

Floating Production, Storage & Offloading Units
• Floating Production, Storage And Offloading Systems
• Mooring Systems
• Tanker Conversions
• Subsea Production Technology
Crude Oil Separation
• Oil Treatment And Storage
• Fixing Separation Stages
• Separator Sizing
• Production And Test Separation
• Pressure, Temperature And Level Control
• Vessel Safety Relief Systems

Crude Oil Storage, Metering And Exporting
• Types Of Storage
• Fixed Roof And Floating Roof
• Lpg And Lng Storage
• Hazards And Characteristics
• Metering Principles

• Oil Refining
• Theory Of Crude Oil Distillation
• Design Calculations
• Process Flow Diagrams For Refineries
• Investment/Operating Costs
• Materials Of Construction

Gas Conditioning
• Gas Conditioning Plant Configuration
• Hydrate Control
• Stabilization
• Design Aspects
Gas Compression
• Theory Of Compression
• Compressor Types – Centrifugal And Reciprocating
• Operating Curves And Surge Control
• Lubrication And Seal Oil Systems
Coor Towers
• Absorption Principle
• Contractor Towers
• Regeneration Systems
• Hydrate Formation And Control

Flares Systems
• Hp/Lp Flares
• Flare Tips And Ignition Systems
• Atmospheric Vents

Drain Systems
• Closed Drains
• Hazardous And Non-Hazardous Open Drains

Fuel Gas Systems
• Fuel Gas Sources
• Cooling And Separation (Dew Pointing)
• Superheating
• Supply And Distribution

Who Should Attend ?

Technical – Oil & gas field personnel & Operations, maintenance and engineering trainees


april 15 (Monday) - 19 (Friday)




Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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