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Oil and Gas Laboratory Operations Management

Introduction:

An Oil and Gas production laboratory is a vital component in maintaining control of field operations. Managers; technicians; chemists and others must have a good understanding of the abilities and limitations of a field laboratory so that they can better use the laboratory and its staff to control and optimize the oilfield process.

Targeted Groups:

  • Managers
  • Technicians
  • Chemists
  • Professionals who have a good understanding of the abilities and limitations of a field laboratory

Conference Objectives:

At the end of this conference the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the function, importance, and operation of oil and gas laboratories
  • Understand how to optimize the day to day operation of the oil and gas laboratory
  • Gain an insight into how Quality Management is important within and Oil and Gas Laboratory
  • Understand how the results obtained from the laboratory can enhance the operation of the processing system and contribute to the integrity of plant and equipment
  • Understand how to process chemicals function and how to utilize them effectively
  • Understand how metering systems operate and how laboratory data contributes to accurate metering and tanker loading (custody transfer)
  • Learn how to efficiently run such a laboratory
  • Produce accurate and reliable results
  • Calculate chemical injection rates
  • Targeted Competencies:
  • Measurement and reporting of vital data
  • Compliance with legislative criteria
  • Provides early warning of potential plant problems
  • Control and optimization of the injection of oilfield chemicals
  • First-line analysis and identification of unknown substances/deposits
  • Determination of product quality and fiscal measurements
  • Laboratory Quality Management
  • Using the laboratory for problem-solving

Conference Content:
Unit 1: Role of the Laboratory Chemist in Oil and Gas Laboratories:

  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Control of Chemicals
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations
  • Adherence to Legislation

Unit 2: Laboratory Management:

  • Laboratory Quality Management
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Housekeeping
  • Calibrations
  • Stock Management
  • Reporting
  • Chemical Segregation and Storage

Unit 3: Sampling of Process Fluids:

  • The importance of representative sampling
  • Health and Safety considerations
  • Pressurized Sampling (oil and gas)
  • Atmospheric Sampling
  • Water Sampling

Unit 4: Laboratory Analysis:

  • Base Sediment & Water
  • Water in Oil by Karl Fischer
  • Oil in Water Testing
  • Density Measurement
  • Determination of Reid Vapour pressure
  • General Produced Water Testing
  • Potable Water Testing
  • Utilities Analysis
  • Microbiological Analysis

Unit 5: Plant and Equipment:

  • Separation Systems
  • Oilfield Chemicals
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Metering
  • Summary

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Oil and Gas Laboratory Operations Management (C)

 

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