This course covers the main topics of Production Chemistry - flow assurance (including emulsions and foam formation, wax and asphaltene deposition, gas hydrate formation, scale deposition and the use of drag reducers), produced fluids separation and treatment facilities, and the control of corrosion by inhibition and materials selection. IChemE accredited course (14 CPD hours).
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. . . anyone desiring to learn about the core subjects involved in production chemistry (flow assurance, fluids treatment and corrosion control).
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Identify the main flow assurance issues in production and injection systems and explain the associated key strategies for prevention or treatment
Describe the objectives, options and layout of surface production facilities for onshore and offshore fields
Identify the main equipment types used in the treatment of oil, water and gas to meet export specifications and explain their operation
Explain the mechanisms and the methods of control for the various forms of corrosion prevalent within the oil and gas industry including the appropriate selection of materials
Introduction to Production Chemistry Flow Assurance Fluids Processing Introduction Oil treatment systems Water treatment systems Gas treatment systems Corrosion Control Materials Selection