Introduction to Crude Oil Gathering and Processing, Calgary, October 1-2, 2013

Organization: The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education

Venue: Calgary - Downtown

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 01, 2013 / 8:30 am - (MST) End Date/Time: Oct 02, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (MST)
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This two-day course is designed to familiarize participants with the basic aspects of crude oil production and the common processes and equipment used in gathering and processing. This course is ideally suited to technical, operations and maintenance personnel involved in oil gathering and processing who have had limited exposure in this area, or for professionals involved in other areas of the petroleum industry who require a comprehensive overview of oil gathering and processing.

Course Outline - List of Topics

  • Characteristics of Oil, Water and Gas Production
  • Sales Product Specifications
  • Fluid Flow - Pipelines
  • Vapor/Liquid Separation
  • Compression
  • Dehydration
  • Typical Oil Well Production Facilities
  • Inlet Separation and Free Water Knockout
  • Oil Treating
  • Storage Considerations
  • Water Handling and Distribution
  • Vapor Recovery
  • Utilities


Date: October 1-2, 2013 Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Location: Calgary, AB

CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units

PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Fee: $ 1,995.00 CAD

Instructor: Dale Kraus


Calgary - Downtown


The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education
Suite 700, 555 4th Avenue SW
T2P 3E7

Conference Speakers

Dale Kraus earned a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1981. He has held Facility Engineering and Operations Management experience with several major multinational oil companies for 20 years, and, most recently, has been providing consulting services to the Oil & Gas Industry. He has a broad background in Upstream Facilities and Process Engineering, coupled with extensive Operational experience gained in the Field.