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This was very useful and necessary course for anyone working within an oil & gas company and have suggested that we repeat it every year. The teaching style of the instructor was excellent as he was very well structured and used relevant practical examples.
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Training

Sharing knowledge of E&P – Learn from the experts

At OPC we provide high quality training and educational courses on a wide range of topics within the oil and gas industry.   All of our training programmes are hosted and delivered by experienced and industry-recognised tutors – many of whom regularly lecture in collaboration with leading institutions, such as the SPE, Imperial College, London and the Institut Français du Petrole.

Bespoke Training to meet your needs

The majority of our training is delivered through bespoke courses developed to meet the specific requirements of an individual client and the specific training needs of their people. Training is delivered at the client’s location or at a suitable off-site training centre.  It is frequently supported by additional mentoring and ongoing support for the client’s staff.

Our training encompasses a wide range of topics, all of which are key knowledge areas within the oil and gas sector:

  • General Oil and Gas Management
  • Geosciences (Geology, Geophysics and Petrophysics)
  • Drilling Operations
  • Reservoir and Production Engineering
  • Economics and Commercial

OPC Technical Training Services (TTS) develops and delivers technical workshop style training, always tailored to specific client requirements and to individual attendees. Our workshops are aimed at developing a unified approach to developing industry best practices to addressing key technical issues in an organisation.

OPC TTS this year added competency based training analysis to our training capability, designed for oil and gas organisations with an identified skills gap. OPC provide a full Gap Analysis that will identify areas where improvements and change can be made to deliver a positive long term return on investment in human capital.

Our current range of training course includes:

General Management

“Petroleum Explored” – An Introduction to E&P
Introduction to Data Management
The Digital Oilfield
E&PD Contracts (Policy, Process, Monitoring & Assessment)
Play Assessment and Prospect Evaluation

Geosciences

Introduction to Petroleum Geology
Fundamentals of Applied Petrophysics
Cased Hole Logging & Production Log Evaluation
Seismic Interpretation
AVO and Seismic Inversion
Rock Physics & Petrophysics for Seismic Interpretation
SCAL: Programing, Design, Implementation, QC & Evaluation
Integration of Core & Log Data

Drilling Operations

Introduction to Drilling & Completions Operations
Fundamentals of Well Control
Casing Cementing – Current Leading Practice & New Techniques
Advanced Well Cementing
Advanced Drilling Practices
Advanced Drilling & Completion Technique
Drilling Fluids Technology

Reservoir & Production Engineering

Practical Well Test Interpretation
Advanced Well Test Interpretation
Reservoir Characterisation
Reservoir Surveillance – Effective Use of Permanent Downhole Pressure Data
Integrated Reservoir Management
Basic Reservoir Engineering for Production Operations Staff
Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing
Fractured Reservoirs
Evaluation and Developing Heavy Oil Resources
Reservoir Engineering Workshop
Dynamic Reservoir Simulation
Fluid Properties & Phase Behaviour (PVT)
Advanced EOR/IOR
Enhanced Oil Recovery Fundamentals
Evaluation and Management of Fractured Reservoirs
Applied Production Logging & Reservoir Monitoring
Reserves Estimation and Uncertainty

Economics & Commercial

Introduction to International Petroleum Economics
Petroleum Economics & Risk Analysis
Front End Loading for E&P Projects (FID)
O&G Contracts Agreements
Field Development Planning

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