Oil and Gas Engineering Training Courses

Oil and Gas Processing Flow Measurement Training Course

REF: 616_299431
DATE: 27 May - 07 Jun 2024

Lisbon (Portugal)


7800 Euro


Accurate flow measurement in the oil and gas industry is essential. This course, which includes fundamentals of process piping engineering in oil and gas course, aims to provide oil and gas processing training to facility operators, technicians, and engineers.

Participants will learn about oil and gas flow measurement, including pneumatic devices oil and gas, and will be trained in ways that keep on working long after the course has ended.

Targeted Groups

  • Engineers and Technicians of all disciplines
  • Instrumentation Personnel
  • Procurement and Quality Control Personnel
  • Inspection and Maintenance Engineers involved in oil and gas certification programs

Course Objectives

At the end of this oil and gas process course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the Legal and Commercial Metering Requirements in the gathering system oil and gas
  • Appreciate design criteria, oil and gas security systems, and the importance of accuracy
  • Understand measurement concepts in oil and gas industry certifications and types of error
  • Understand the principles of oil and gas flow measurement, proving, and sampling
  • Evaluate oil and gas certificate programs, Turbine Meter Calibration, and Control Chart

Targeted Competencies

  • The laws governing fluids and gases in oil and gas process engineering courses
  • Essential principles of flow metering, including accuracy and repeatability
  • Main types and applications of Flowmeters with emphasis on custody transfer
  • Flowmeter proving and calibration techniques in courses for the oil and gas industry
  • Custody transfer principles and applications in oil and gas production training courses

Course Content

Unit 1: Typical Gas System Overview

  • Typical Gas Pipeline System
  • Role of Operator in oil and gas gathering system
  • Overview of Typical Gas Sales
  • Contracts

Unit 2: Typical Gas Metering System Overview

  • Introduction to Fiscal Metering
  • Pipework and Valving
  • Flow Measurement in the oil and gas industry
  • Secondary Instrumentation

Unit 3: Primary Flow Measurement Instrumentation

  • The Flowmeter
  • Meter Tubes and Other Fittings
  • Removals/Replacement Procedure

Unit 4: Flow Measurement Accuracy

  • Flow Measurement Uncertainty,
  • Rangeability and Calibration
  • Calculating Uncertainty
  • Traceability

Unit 5: Secondary Measurement Instrumentation

  • Pressure Measurement
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Density Measurement

Unit 6: Gas Quality Measurement

  • The Gas Sampling and Conditioning System
  • Relative Density Analyzer
  • Moisture Analyzer

Unit 7: Gas Chromatographs

  1. Introduction to Gas Chromatography
  2. Gas Conditioning System
  3. Gas Chromatograph
  4. Chromatograph Controller
  5. Calibration and Maintenance

Unit 8: Calibration and Proving

  • Proving and Calibration Principle.
  • Flowmeter and secondary measurement proving.
  • Meter prover and performance issues.
  • Calibration of meter provers.
  • Calibration Report calculations (Meter factor, repeatability uncertainty)

Unit 9: Computer System Overview

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Display Formats
  • Alarm Handling and Interpretations
  • Response to Input Failures
  • Stream Flow computer (Introduction, Webserver, PC Setup, Display editor, Report Editor).
  • Supervisory Computer.

Unit 10: Supervisory Computer System

  • Hardware and Software
  • Operator Interface
  • System Security
  • Communications

Unit 11: Metering Panel Auxiliary Equipment

  • Analog to Digital Conversion
  • Power Supplies

Unit 12: Introduction to Primary Flow Measurement Devices

  • Introduction
  • Basic Principles of Pipe Flow
  • Mathematical Developments

Unit 13: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Differential Pressure Type

  • Simple Theory
  • Orifice Meters
  • Venturi Meters
  • Flow Nozzles
  • Low Loss Devices
  • Variable Orifice Meters
  • Variable Area Meters
  • Pitot Tubes and Pitot Static Tubes
  • Target Flowmeters

Unit 14: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Displacement Flowmeters

  • Basic Principles
  • Liquid Meters
  • Designs for Gases
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Applications

Unit 15: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Rotary Inferential Meters

  • Turbine Flowmeters
  • Miscellaneous Designs
  • Advantages and Disadvantages

Unit 16: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Fluid Oscillatory Flowmeters

  • Principle of Operation
  • Vortex Shedders
  • Advantages and Disadvantages

Unit 17: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Electromagnetic Flowmeters

  • Principle of Operation
  • AC and Pulsed DC Types
  • Applications
  • Advantages and Disadvantages

Unit 18: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Ultrasonic Flowmeters

  • Doppler Type
  • Time-of-Flight Type
  • Clamp-on Type
  • Applications
  • Advantages and Disadvantages

Unit 19: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Mass Flow Measurement

  • Coriolis Flowmeters
  • Angular Momentum Devices
  • Thermal Meters
  • Applications
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Troubleshooting

Unit 20: Primary Flow Measurement Devices - Miscellaneous

  • Cross-Correlation
  • Tracer Methods
  • Weighing Methods
  • Lasers

Unit 21: Flow Measurement Systems and Custody Transfer Considerations

  • Custody Transfer Requirements
  • Meter Factor
  • Proving Systems: Direct, Indirect, Master Meter, Volume, Displacement
  • Custody Transfer Skids
  • Flow Computers and Communication
  • Temperature and Pressure Measurements

Unit 22: LACT Unit

  • Overview of LACT/ACT installations.
  • Metering System Component overview and functionality.
  • Valves in Liquid metering system.
  • Temperature and pressure instrumentation are in the metering system.
  • Automatic Sampling System.

Unit 23: API MPMS

  • API MPMS Ch 11.1 (Volume correction factors)
  • API MPMS Ch12 Calculation of Petroleum Quantities, related to professional certification courses in oil and gas

Professional Certification Courses in Oil and Gas

Participants interested in advancing their credentials in the oil and gas industry may explore professional certification courses in oil and gas. These certifications are designed to affirm a professionals competency in specific areas of the oil and gas industry, including flow measurement, instrumentation, and processing. Pursuing oil and gas industry certifications can lead to career advancements and recognition in this specialized field.


Oil and Gas Engineering Training Courses
Oil and Gas Processing Flow Measurement Training Course (616_299431)

REF: 616_299431   DATE: 27.May.2024 - 07.Jun.2024   LOCATION: Lisbon (Portugal)  INDIVIDUAL FEE: 7800 Euro


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