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Introduction to Surface Facilities (FAC01)

  • 16-19 October 20174 daysVienna, AustriaCourse Fee: 2950 EUR + VAT


This course provides an introduction into the basic processes, technologies and equipment of surface facilities in E&P installations. Providing information about both onshore and offshore, the course is dedicated to operational aspects and state-of-the-art applications.

Course Level: Basic
Instructor: Siegfried Gugu

Designed for you, if you are...

  • A manager / employee with commercial or non-specific technical background, working in the E&P industry
  • In need of an update on latest technical solutions, covering IOR and EOR, sour service, etc.

How we build your confidence

  • Chemical and physical background of oil/gas handling as supportive information
  • Numerous case studies from oil and gas fields around the globe (from desert to permafrost)

The benefits from attending

By the end of the course you will be confident in your understanding of:

  • The types of crude oil and gas
  • The requirements for production and processing
  • Established product qualities
  • The major process steps and technologies in E&P surface operations
  • How to draft conceptual block diagrams of oil and gas processing facilities


  • Introduction to main chemical and physical properties of oil and gas compounds
  • Types of reservoirs and applied production technologies
  • Overview of surface facilities and equipment, broken down into:
    - Production facilities
    - Gathering facilities
    - Separation facilities
    - Treatment facilities
    - Storage facilities
    - Export facilities
    - Utilities and Infrastructure
  • Sour service, sulphur recovery, acid gas injection
  • Water separation, water treatment, water injection/disposal
  • IOR and EOR technologies
  • Offshore installation types
  • Introduction to process design

Customer Feedback

"Good mix of topics, easy to understand, i.e. no engineering background needed." - Geoscience Analyst at DEA AG
"It was well explained and covers the most part of petroleum engineering introduction." - Reservoir Engineer at NAMR




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