Introduction to Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers, Calgary, November 12-13, 2013

Venue: Calgary - Downtown

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Nov 12, 2013 / 8:30 am - (MST) End Date/Time: Nov 13, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (MST)
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This course is designed to provide non-engineering petroleum industry technical and non-technical professionals with a thorough overview of most key aspects of petroleum engineering technology and its applications. The course addresses engineering issues ranging from initial involvement with explorationists, reserves evaluation and field development, production optimization, and all the aspects of well drilling. The sessions will focus on relevant and practical issues; including real case studies. This course is aimed at non-engineering professionals involved in the oil industry.  

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.  

Course Outline

  • Review of the Main Components of Field Development
  • Reservoir Geology; Reservoir Rocks and Trapping Mechanisms
  • The Drilling Rig; Surface and Down Hole Equipment
  • Horizontal and Deviated Well Drilling
  • Well Completion Techniques Including Cementing and Well Stimulation
  • Review of Rock and Fluid Properties
  • Reservoir Derives and Impact on Expected Performance
  • In-Place Hydrocarbons and Reserves Determination
  • Reservoir Delineation and Development
  • Production Operations and Optimization
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Schemes; Including Planning and Design
  • Economics

Date: Nov 12 - 13, 2013

Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Location: Calgary, AB

Delivery Method: Classroom Training    

CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units

PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Fee: $ 1,995.00 CAD



Calgary - Downtown

Conference Speakers

Saad Ibrahim has over 30 years of diversified experience in the Petroleum Industry in Western Canada and internationally, including projects in Libya, Yemen, Kazakstan, Venezuela and Argentina, with special expertise in reservoir engineering with emphasis on field development planning, evaluation of depletion strategies and production optimization of a wide spectrum of oil and gas fields. Other interests include well test planning and analysis using state of the art commercially-available software; the implementation of secondary and tertiary recovery schemes; and technical and economic evaluations of oil and gas properties for acquisition and divestiture ventures. He graduated from the University of Alexandria (Egypt) with B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 1973, and obtained a post-graduate diploma from the University of Calgary in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in 1983. Saad is a member of the APEGGA, SPE and CIM.