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OG-S 101 - Flow Assurance for Pipeline Systems and pipeline optimization (10 days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-S 101 09 October 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 101 04 December 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course is designed to provide an understanding of flow phenomena and pipeline optimization that can help participants avoid problems such as hydrates, corrosion or startup/shutdown issues. This ten days course will also address several critical problems in obtaining pipeline flow assurance.

Course Objectives

  • Gaining a systematic understanding of the concept of flow assurance.
  • Applying the fundamental principles of multiphase flow and production chemistry to analyse typical flow assurance systems.
  • Designing for basic flow assurance and operability.

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Consultants and Contractors
  • Service Providers
  • Those who wish to understand the technical issues in the Flow Assurance for Pipeline Systems

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

Flow Assurance for Pipeline Systems

  • Introduction to oil and gas fluid transport properties
  • Fluid property data and phase determination
  • Fluid flow analysis – single and multiphase
  • Slug formation and prediction
  • Surge analysis
  • Corrosion – internal and external
  • Hydrate formation and prevention
  • Wax formation and deposition, including prevention and remediation
  • Asphaltene prediction, scale precipitation and sand production
  • Pigging operations
  • Leak detection methods and SCADA
  • Startup/shutdown issues

Pipeline optimization

  • Process of optimizing of a pipeline
  • Economic analysis, Life-cycle analysis and optimization of pipeline systems
  • Network analysis
  • Structural analysis of pipes
  • Dynamic analyses
  • Pipeline component design
  • Minimization of pipeline running cost
  • Planning of cost efficient operations

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