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Introduction to Oil and Gas Exploration and Production: Washington


Tuesday, 23 July 2019 from 09:00 to 17:00 (PDT)

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Course overview

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the oil and gas exploration and production industry from an historical, current and future perspective for both non-technical and technical staff. The principles of exploration, development and production will be covered and complemented by what is happening in the industry and what the future holds. The full lifecycle of exploration to product deliver will be covered.

The course is designed for

  • Professionals who need to learn about the industry
  • Personnel within the industry
  • Technical support staff entering the industry
  • Technical staff who want to expand their understanding of the industry
  • Students considering the industry as a career

Course outline

The role of oil and gas in society

The nature of oil and gas
Uses for oil and gas

Petroleum Geology

Geological time
Rock types
Sedimentary basins
Plate tectonics
Source rocks
Traps and seals

History of oil and gas

1800s to the great wars
Post war to present


Gravity and magnetic surveying
2D, 3D and 4D seismic
Field valuation
Field appraisal


Drilling basics
Drilling, casing and completing
a well
Sampling and testing

Field development and production

Field development planning
Lifecycle costing
Economic analysis
Development drilling
Facilities and production

The big picture


Health, Safety and Environment

Health considerations
Safety considerations
Environmental considerations


Alternatives to oil and gas
Carbon capture and storage
(CO2 sequestration)

The future

Peak oil
Where will we find oil and gas in the future

"The Introduction to Oil and Gas was overall good – thank you."
- Anna Hancock, Geoguide

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Tuesday, 23 July 2019 from 09:00 to 17:00 (PDT)

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Esanda is a specialist training provider serving the global upstream oil and gas industry. Our course leaders are practicing industry specialists who develop our in house courses and work with clients to build bespoke training for their staff.  Our operations are supported by our UK and Australia offices.

We pride ourselves on being able to bring hundreds of man years of experience to the training sector and the positive feedback we receive from our satisfied clients.

Our courses have evolved over 20 years with a focus on Field Development Planning, which includes a strong emphasis on costing and economic analysis as well as concept selection for our clients. The range of clients includes those involved in Onshore, Offshore, Subsea, GTL, LNG and unconventional developments. This work and client training has allowed us to build strong expertise with practical and up to date knowledge of the subject areas.

For details of our course terms and conditions, click here.

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