Introduction to Heavy Oil Production Technologies - PEICE

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Nov 17, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 18, 2011
Registration Date: Nov 17, 2011
Early Registration Date: Nov 17, 2011
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Course Information:


This two-day course is designed to provide technical professionals with an overview of current heavy oil production technologies and will introduce new production technologies that have been developed in the last several years. Technology screening guidelines will be outlined and informative assessments of the various approaches will be provided. In class notes (binders) will be provided however, if students bring a laptop ALL THE PRESENTATIONS in open PowerPoint format, along with an additional 1.2 GB of information (papers, presentations,etc…) will be provided.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.



Recent Advancements in Oil Production Technologies

Sand Control and Sand Management

Massive Sand Production Mechanics

CHOPS Implementation & Workovers

Handling Sand in CHOPS

Multilateral Wells for 1500 cP oils

Horizontal or Vertical Cold Wells?

Thermal and Combustion Problems

Gravity Drainage Methods

New Ideas in Thermal Technologies

THAI (TM) - Toe to Heel Air Injection

Pulsing Flow Enhancement

Instructor(s): Maurice Dusseault, Ph. D.

Maurice Dusseault is currently Professor of Geological Engineering and Deputy Director, Porous Media Research Institute in Waterloo, Canada. He currently provides services as a consultant and senior advisor to a number of oil producing companies and government agencies, worldwide, and has published over 350 papers and articles.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1595 CAD
Location Calgary, AB
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Course Attendance Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, November 17, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, November 18, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM