PetroSkills Oil and Gas Training Courses

Subsurface Training Courses

About PetroSkills' Subsurface Training

To succeed in the ever-changing subsurface environment, employees/employers must rapidly expand capabilities and accelerate the development of its workforce. For all PetroSkills' subsurface disciplines and courses, please select your area of interest below.

Intro & Multi-Discipline Courses

Basic

Basic Drilling Technology – BDT

 

Basic Drilling, Completion and Workover Operations – BDC

 

Basic Geophysics – BGP

 

Basic Petroleum Geology - BG

 

Basic Petroleum Economics – BEC3

 

Basic Petroleum Engineering Practices– BE

 

Basic Petroleum Technology – BPT

 

Basic Petroleum Technology Principles: VIRTUAL

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering – BR

 

Basics of Environment– HS13

 

Basics of HSE Management – HS18

 

Concept Selection and Specification of Production Facilities in Field Development Projects – PF-3

 

Essential Leadership Skills for Technical Professionals – OM23

 

Fall Protection Supervisor Training - FPST

 

Field Study – Heavy Oil Resources – HOFS

 

Overview of Gas Processing – G-2

 

Overview of Heavy Oil Resources – HOOV

 

Overview of Offshore Systems – OS-21

 

Overview of the Petroleum Industry – OVP

 

Petroleum Geology for Early Career Geoscientists and Engineers - PGGE

 

Surface Production Operations – PO3

 

Foundation

Evaluating and Developing Heavy Oil Resources – HOED

 

Evaluating and Developing Shale Resources – SRE

 

Virtual

Basic Drilling, Completions, & Workover Operations: VIRTUAL

 

Basic Petroleum Technology Principles: VIRTUAL

Geology Courses

Basic

Basic Petroleum Geology- BG

 

Geological and Geophysical Characterization of Heavy Oil Reservoirs – HORC

 

Foundation

ArcGIS Coordinate Reference Systems for Petroleum– GISC

 

ArcGIS Essentials for Petroleum – GISE

 

Carbonate Reservoirs– PCR

 

Computer-Based Subsurface Mapping - CSM

 

Geomechanics for Heavy Oil – HOGM

 

Geochemistry: Tools for Effective Exploration and Development – MGT

 

Mapping Subsurface Structures– MSS

 

Production Geology for Other Disciplines – PGD

 

Sandstone Reservoirs– SR

 

Sequence Stratigraphy: An Applied Workshop– SQS

 

Structural Styles in Petroleum Exploration– ST

 

Intermediate

Analysis of Structural Traps in Extensional Settings – ESS

 

Basin Analysis Workshop: An Integrated Approach– BA

 

Compressional and Transpressional Structural Styles – CPST

 

Deep-water Turbidite Depositional Systems&Reservoirs–DWT

 

Development Geology– DG

 

Geochemical Techniques for Solving Reservoir Management and Field Development Problems– GTS

 

Integrated Carbonate Reservoir Characterization – ICR

 

Operations Geology– OG

 

Prospect and Play Assessment – PPA

 

Specialized

Naturally Fractured Reservoirs: Geologic and Engineering Analysis – FR

Geophysics Courses

Basic

Basic Geophysics – BGP

 

Basic Geophysics: BGP Virtual

 

Geological and Geophysical Characterization of Heavy Oil Reservoirs – HORC

 

Foundation

ArcGIS Coordinate Reference Systems for Petroleum – GISC

 

ArcGIS Essentials for Petroleum – GISE

 

Geomatics: Geodesy and Cartography – GEOM1

 

Mapping Subsurface Structures – MSS

 

Seismic Acquisition Technology in a Regulatory Era – SATR

 

Seismic Imaging of Subsurface Geology – SSD

 

Seismic Interpretation – SI1

 

Seismic Positioning Data Management – SPDM

 

Seismic Velocities and Depth Conversion – SVDC

 

Intermediate

Advanced Practices in Exploration & Development of Unconventional Resources - EDUR

 

AVO, Inversion, & Attributes: Principles and Applications – AVO

 

Introduction to Seismic Stratigraphy: A Basin Scale Regional Exploration Workshop – ISS

 

Specialized

3D Seismic Attributes for Reservoir Characterization – SARC

 

Advanced Seismic Stratigraphy: A Sequence – Wavelet Analysis Exploration – Exploitation Workshop – ADS

 

Applied Seismic Anisotropy for Fractured Reservoir Characterization – ASAF

 

Use of Full Azimuth Seismic and Microseismic for Unconventional Plays – FAMS

 

Virtual

Basic Geophysics: BGP Virtual

Well Construction/Drilling Courses

Basic

Basic Drilling, Completion and Workover Operations – BDC

 

Basic Drilling Technology – BDT

 

Basic Petroleum Engineering Practices – BE

 

Casing and Cementing – CAC

 

Foundation

Drilling Fluids Technology – DFT

 

Drilling Practices – DP​

 

Fundamentals of Casing Design – FCD

 

Primary Cementing – Cementing I – PCE

 

Stuck Pipe Prevention – Train Wreck Avoidance™ – SPP

 

Well Design and Engineering – WDE

 

Intermediate

Cementing Practices – Cementing II – CEP

 

Deepwater Well Engineering – DWE

 

Directional, Horizontal, and Multilateral Drilling – DHD

 

Drill String Design and Optimization – DSD

 

Managing Wellsite Operations – MWC

 

Practical Drilling Skills – PDS

 

Specialized

Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Completions and Stimulation – HML2

 

Solids Control Systems – SCS

 

Virtual

Casing Design Workshop

Petrophysics Courses

Foundation

Coring and Core Analysis – CCA

 

Foundations of Petrophysics – FPP

 

Foundations of Petrophysics: VIRTUAL

 

Mudlogging – MDLG

 

Well Log Interpretation – WLI

 

Intermediate

Capillarity in Rocks – CIR

 

Integration of Rocks, Log and Test Data – ILC

 

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Petrophysics – NMRP

 

Petrophysics of Unconventional Reservoirs – PUR

 

Production Logging – RMP

 

Shaly Sand Petrophysics – APS

 

Structural and Stratigraphic Interpretation of Dipmeters and Borehole-Imaging Logs – SSI

 

Specialized

Applied Rock Mechanics – ARM

 

Cased Hole Formation Evaluation – CH

 

Wireline Formation Testing and Interpretation – WFT

 

Virtual

Foundations of Petrophysics: VIRTUAL

Reservoir Engineering

Basic

Basic Reservoir Engineering – BR

 

Foundation

Applied Reservoir Engineering – RE

 

Applied Reservoir Engineering: RE VIRTUAL

 

Enhanced Oil Recovery Fundamentals – ORE

 

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines – REO

 

Reservoir Fluid Properties: Preparation for Reservoir Engineering and Simulation Studies – RFP

 

Waterflooding A to Z – WF

 

Well Test Design and Analysis – WTA

 

Intermediate

Capillarity in Rocks – CIR

 

History Matching and Reservoir Optimization – HMRO

 

Integrated Reservoir Modeling – GRD

 

Oil and Gas Reserves Evaluation – OGR

 

Reservoir Characterization: A Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach – RC

 

Reservoir Management - RM

 

Reservoir Management for Unconventional Reservoirs – RMUR

 

Reservoir Modeling of Heavy Oil Resources – HORM

 

Reservoir Simulation Strategies – RSS

 

Specialized

Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Fundamentals - EORC

 

Coalbed Methane Reservoirs: Advanced Analysis Techniques – CMR

 

Decline Curve Analysis and Diagnostic Methods for Performance Forecasting – DCA

 

Enhanced Oil Recovery with Gas Injection – EORG

 

Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Analysis and Design – HML1

 

Gas Reservoir Management – GRM

 

Naturally Fractured Reservoirs: Geologic and Engineering Analysis – FR

 

New Opportunities in Old Fields – NOF

 

Streamlines: Applications to Reservoir Simulation, Characterization and Management: SRS

 

Virtual

Applied Reservoir Engineering: RE Virtual

 

Basic Reservoir Engineering: BR Virtual

 

Production & Completions

Basic

Surface Production Operations – PO3

 

Well Stimulation: Practical and Applied – WS

 

Foundation

Artificial Lift Systems – ALS

 

Completions and Workovers – CAW

 

Completions and Workovers -- CAW VIRTUAL

 

Coiled Tubing Intervention - CTI

 

Downhole Remediation Practices for Mature Oil and Gas Wells – DRP

 

Operations & Development of Surface Production Systems–PO4

 

Performance Analysis, Prediction, and Optimization Using NODAL™ Analysis – PO2

 

Production Operations 1 – PO1

 

Production Operations 1: Virtual

 

Production Technology for Other Disciplines – PTO

 

Unconventional Resources Completion & Stimulation– URCS

 

Intermediate

Acidizing Applications in Sandstones and Carbonates – ASC

 

Artificial Lift for Unconventional Wells - ALUW

 

Beam Pumps – BP

 

Electrical Submersible Pumps – ESP

 

Flow Assurance for Offshore Production – FAOP

 

Formation Damage: Causes, Prevention, & Remediation – FD

 

Gas Lift – GLI

 

Gas Production Engineering – GPO

 

Gas Well Deliquification – GWD

 

Hydraulic Fracturing Applications – HFU

 

NODAL Analysis Workshop: Virtual

 

Plunger Lift Training - PLS

 

Production Logging – RMP

 

Production Chemistry – OGPC

 

Sand Control – SNDC​

 

Scale Identification, Remediation & Prevention Workshop

 

Surface Water Management in Unconventional Resource Plays – SWM

 

Water Management in Heavy Oil Resource Operations– HOWM

 

Specialized

Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing – AHF

 

Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Completions and Stimulation – HML2

 

Virtual

Production Operations 1

 

Completions & Workovers: CAW Virtual

 

NODAL Analysis Workshop

Petroleum Data Management Courses

Basic

Introduction to Data Management – IDM

 

Foundation

Geomatics: Geodesy and Cartography – GEOM1

 

Seismic Positioning Data Management – SPDM

Heavy Oil

Basic 

Field Study – Heavy Oil Resources – HOFS

 

Geological and Geophysical Characterization of Heavy
Oil Reservoirs – HORC

 

Overview of Heavy Oil Resources – HOOV

 

Foundation

Evaluating and Developing Heavy Oil Resources – HOED

 

Geomechanics for Heavy Oil – HOGM

 

Intermediate

Reservoir Modeling of Heavy Oil Resources – HORM

 

Water Management in Heavy Oil Resource Operations– HOWM

Unconventional Resources Courses

Basic

Basic Petroleum Engineering Practices – BE

 

Basic Petroleum Technology – BPT

 

Foundation

Artificial Lift for Unconventional Wells - ALUW

 

Evaluating and Developing Shale Resources – SRE

 

Foundations of Petrophysics – FPP

 

Unconventional Resources Completion and Stimulation -URCS

 

Well Design and Engineering – WDE

 

Well Test Design and Analysis – WTA

 

Intermediate

Advanced Practices in Exploration & Development of Unconventional Resources - EDUR

 

Directional, Horizontal, and Multilateral Drilling – DHD

 

Gas Production Engineering: GPO

 

Hydraulic Fracturing Applications - HFU

 

Petrophysics of Unconventional Reservoirs - PUR

 

Reservoir Management for Unconventional Reservoirs: RMUR

 

Surface Water Management in Unconventional Resource Plays – SWM

 

Specialized

 

Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing – AHF

 

Applied Rock Mechanics – ARM

 

Coalbed Methane Reservoirs: Advanced Analysis Techniques – CMR

 

Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Analysis and Design – HML1

 

Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Completions and Stimulation – HML2

 

Use of Full Azimuth Seismic and Microseismic for Unconventional Plays – FAMS

Facilities Training Courses

About PetroSkills/John M. Campbell Facilities Training

Driven by the growth of unconventional oil and gas activity, the industry has witnessed increasing capital investments toward oil and gas infrastructure assets. For all PetroSkills/John M. Campbell Facilities disciplines and courses, please select your area of interest below.

Gas Processing Courses

Basic

Overview of Gas Processing: G-2

 

LNG Short Course - Technology & the LNG Chain: G-29

 

Foundation

Gas Conditioning & Processing: G-4

 

Gas Conditioning & Processing - LNG Emphasis: G-4LNG

 

Process Safety Engineering: PS-4

 

Intermediate

Practical Computer Simulation Applications in Gas Processing: G-5

 

Gas Treating & Sulfur Recovery: G-6

 

Virtual

Gas Conditioning & Processing Principles: G-3 VIRTUAL

Process Facilities Courses

Basic

Concept Selection and Specification of Production Facilities in Field Development Projects

 

Introduction to Oil and Gas Production Facilities

 

Process Safety Engineering Principles: VIRTUAL

 

 

Foundation

Applied Water Technology in Oil and Gas Production

 

Fundamental and Practical Aspects of Produced Water Treating

 

Oil Production and Processing Facilities

 

Fundamentals of Process Safety: PS-2

 

Risk Based Process Safety Management – HS45

 

 

Intermediate

Onshore Gas Gathering Systems: Design and Operations

 

Relief and Flare Systems

 

Separation Equipment: Selection and Sizing

 

Troubleshooting Oil and Gas Processing Facilities

 

Specialized

CO2 Surface Facilities

 

Virtual

Process Safety Engineering Principles

Mechanical Engineering Courses

Foundation

Corrosion Management in Production/Processing Operations: PF-22

 

Intermediate

Process Plant Reliablity and Maintenance Strategies: REL-5

Mechanical Specification of Pressure Vessels and Heat Exchangers: ME-43

Piping Systems - Mechanical Design and Specification: ME-41

Fundamentals of Pump and Compressor Systems: ME-44

 

Specialized

Compressor Systems - Mechanical Design and Specification: ME-46

IC&E Courses

Foundation:

Flow and Level Custody Measurement: IC-73

 

Instrumentation, Controls & Electrical Systems for Facilities Engineers: ICE-21

 

Instrumentation & Controls Fundamentals for Facilities Engineers: IC-3

 

Electrical Engineering Fundamentals for Facilities Engineers: E-3

 

Intermediate:

Practical PID Control and Loop Tuning: IC-74

 

PLC and SCADA Technologies: IC-71

 

Valve and Actuator Technologies: IC-72

Reliability Engineering Courses

Intermediate

Process Plant Reliability & Maintenance Strategies: REL-5

Offshore & Subsea Courses

Basic

Overview of Offshore Systems: OS-21

 

Overview of Subsea Systems: SS-2

 

Foundation

Fundamentals of Offshore Systems Design & Specification: OS-4

 

Intermediate

Flow Assurance for Offshore Production: FAOP

Pipeline Courses

Foundation:

Offshore Pipeline Design & Construction: PL-43

 

Onshore Pipeline Facilities - Design, Construction, & Operations: PL-42

 

Terminals & Storage Facilities: PL-44

More Disciplines

About

In addition to our Subsurface and Facilities training segments, PetroSkills is proud to offer Petroleum Business, Project Management, HSE, and O&M training courses. For course availabilities, please select your area of interest below.

Petroleum Business

Business

BASIC

 

Basic Petroleum Economics – BEC3

 

Expanded Basic Petroleum Economics – BEC

 

Introduction to Petroleum Business – IPB

 

Managing Non-Technical Risks - MNTR


FOUNDATION

 

Cost Management – CM

 

Economics of Worldwide Petroleum Production – EWP

 

Petroleum Finance and Accounting Principles – PFA

 

Petroleum Risk and Decision Analysis – PRD


INTERMEDIATE

 

International Petroleum Contracts – IPC


SPECIALIZED

 

Advanced Decision Analysis with Portfolio and Project Modeling – ADA

 

Fundamentals of International Oil and Gas Law – IOG

 

Strategic Thinking: A Tool-Based Approach – STT


Professional Development

BASIC

 

Essential Leadership Skills for Technical Professionals – OM23

 

Essential Technical Writing Skills – ETWS

 

Negotiation Skills for the Petroleum Industry – NSPI


FOUNDATION

 

Managing and Leading Others – MLO

 

Meeting Management and Facilitation for the Petroleum Industry – MMF

 

Presentation Skills for the Petroleum Industry – PSPI

 

Team Building for Intact Teams – TB

 

Team Leadership – TLS


INTERMEDIATE

 

Making Change Happen - People & Process: MCPP


Procurement/Supply Chain Management

 

FOUNDATION

 

Contracts & Tenders Fundamentals: SC41

 

Effective Materials Management: SC42

 

 

INTERMEDIATE

 

Inside Procurement in Oil & Gas: SC61

 

Supplier Relationship Management: SC63

 

Cost/Price Analysis & Total Cost: SC64

 

Strategic Procurement & Supply: SC62

 

Petroleum Project Management

Foundation

Project Management in Upstream Field Development – FPM2

 

Intermediate

Managing Brownfield Projects – FPM42

 

Petroleum Project Management: Principles & Practices – PPM

 

Project Controls for Contractors & Owners: PC21

 

Project Management for Engineering & Construction – FPM22

 

Risk Management for Upstream Capital Projects – PMRM

 

Specialized

Advanced Project Management – FPM62

 

Advanced Project Management II – FPM63

 

Advanced Project Management Workshop - APMW

Health, Safety, Environment

Basic

Fall Protection Supervisor Training - FPST

 

Foundation

Applied Environmental Management – HS23

 

Applied HSE Management – HS28​

 

Fundamentals of Process Safety - PS-2

 

Risk Based Process Safety Management – HS45

 

Specialized

IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management – HS71

Operations & Maintenance 

Basic

Applied Maintenance Management – OM-21

 

Oil and Gas Processing Facilities for Operations and Maintenance – OT-1

 

Foundation

Crude Oil Pipeline Operations - OT50

 

Gas Dehydration and Amine Sweetening for Operations & Maintenance - OT41

 

Gas Production/Processing for Operations & Maintenance - OT3

 

LNG Facilities for Operations and Maintenance – OT43

 

Maintenance Planning and Work Control – OM41

 

NGL Fractionation & Cryogenic NGL Recovery for Operations & Maintenance - OT42

 

Intermediate

Turnaround, Shutdown and Outage Management: TSOM