The course learning outcomes, specific knowledge, skills and competences of an appropriate level, which the students will acquire with the successful completion of the course are described.
Upon completion of the course, students will:
Have acquired the necessary knowledge and experience in order to recognize the production management and planning problems
be able to select and use the most appropriate methods and tools for the solution of problems related to materials management, production planning, shop floor scheduling, inventory control
be able to use the very useful MRP algorithm for the organization of the production
be able to develop the cost function for materials management
be able to use simple MRP software and building on that to proceed to more complicated production systems such as planning and control methods, inventory and stock control etc. as well as the most modern production planning and management systems such as ERPs.
Know and be able to work on the basic concepts of maintenance, the parameters affecting the maintenance cost and its identification, the concepts of preventive and predictive maintenance, as well as ac
Overview of Common Problems that cause low oil/ gas rates
Reservoir Caused Problem o Productivity (PI/IPR) o Skin o Low Permeability o Low Reservoir Pressure
Water Production Problems in Oil or Gas wells
Wellbore Problems o Tubular Sizing o Multiphase flow Impact o Scale, Paraffin, emulsion
Contaminant - Caused problems o Corrosion o H2S, CO2
Surface Piping & other sources of Problems o Flow line size o Restrictions o Slugging
Artificial lift Limitations o Gas lift Problems and detection methods o Electric Submersible Pump Problems o Beam Pump Problems
Production Equipment Malfunctioning
Problem Well Analysis Checklist
This course is suited for
production operations staff
drilling and completion engineers
field supervisors and managers
field technicians, service company engineers and managers
especially engineers starting a work assignment in production engineering and operations or other engineers seeking a well-rounded foundation in production engineering.