This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals (especially the engineers and technical staff whose responsibilities include the safe and cost effective operation of water injection systems) but will greatly benefit:
Petroleum, production & reservoir engineers
Process engineers and field operation staffs
Geologists and geophysicists
Engineers who are new to the profession
Corrosion personnel and chemical engineers
Other individuals who need to know about waterflooding and waterflooding management
By the end of this training course, participants will learn to:
Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on water injection technology and determine the water flooding process from “A” to “Z” as a major method.
Recognize the various elements of reservoir drive mechanisms and producing characteristics
Employ the methods pertaining to water flood performance efficiencies and discuss the design aspects of water injection system
Distinguish the influence of the reservoir and fluid characteristics on injection process and determine the relation between reservoir engineering data and injected water
Evaluate the different effects of the recovery factor and reserves as well as explain the aspects of water injection systems according to water source by identifying the various matching reservoir requirements
Demonstrate understanding of the principals involved in pressure maintenance & oil displacement by an injected fluid
Describe the process of water flooding by identifying its design, operation and monitoring
Acquaint the participants with the concept of immiscible gas injection in oil reservoirs by discussing the techniques & calculation methods used in immiscible gas/oil displacement and identifying the compositional effects during immiscible gas displacement
Explain concepts utilized in monitoring the displacement process
Explain the functions of water injection systems through filters and deaeration and identify the various types of filters
Detail the different qualities of seawater corrosion and distinguish the relationship of microbiological growth and corrosion in line with the structure and growth of diatoms, bacteria and algae
Apply the several tests used to evaluate water quality including process of collecting samples, transport of samples and test frequencies for particle counts
Module One: Water Flood Data Management - Data Acquisition, Analysis and Integration
Reservoir rock properties
Reservoir fluids properties
Factors affecting in water flooding
Module Two: Screening for Water flooding
Reserves estimate and remaining reserves
Reasons for water flooding and history
Secondary recovery and pressure maintenance concept
Reservoir engineering aspects and screening for water flooding
Water injection systems – water source: produced water, aquifers and seawater - nature and composition of waters and seawater - matching reservoir requirements - water compatibilities and scale
Water injection systems – basic water treatment - basic seawater treatment: filtration and deaeration
Module Three: Design Aspects of Water Injection System
Reservoir-geology considerations in the design and operation of waterfloods
Immiscible displacement theory
Immiscible displacement in two dimensions-areal
Vertical displacement in linear and areal models
Fractional flow and performance measures
Waterflood performance efficiencies
Microscopic efficiency of immiscible displacement
Macroscopic displacement efficiency of a linear waterflood
Heterogeneity, flood pattern, recovery efficiency
Candidates, patterns, and factors affecting pattern selection and well spacing
Factor influencing water flood recovery
Water flood production performance and reservoir forecast
Waterflood field-case-studies examples/ practices and problems
Module Four: Water Flooding Quality & Monitoring – What’s Next?
Water quality and monitoring
Corrosion problems (reasons and solutions)
Field operation, water system, compatibility and treatment
Various EOR processes and their recovery expectations, optimum time ..
Introduction to chemical enhanced oil recovery techniques
Module Five: Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Applications as an Extension to the Waterflooding
Hot water flooding
Water flood project optimization and economic evaluation
Field examples and case histories
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
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