|Applied Maintenance Management - OM-21|
|Oil Production and Processing Facilities - PF-4|
|Process Safety Engineering - PS-4|
|Oil and Gas Processing Facilities for Operations and Maintenance - OT-1|
Discipline: Operations & Maintenance
Duration: 5 days
Instructor(s): William (Bill) Finch, Kindra Snow-McGregor, Buck Titsworth, Stuart Watson
The public course content is governed by the common production / processing facilities in the regions where the course is being held. There is gas / LNG content focus, gas / expander plant, or oil / water / gas focused courses. Note that the North Sea content has produced water treating included as well. The course is customizable to meet client needs at no additional cost.
Marcellus / Bakken Gas Processing Modules
Permian / Eagle Ford / North Sea Oil and Gas Production and Processing Modules
Australia Gas Processing Modules
"I found this course very informative. I would definitely recommend this course to all. The instructor is a great teacher!" - Participant, United States
Facility operators who require a working knowledge of the various processes used in production fluid conditioning and processing, including the common operational difficulties that may arise and operational tactics used to resolve them. Also suitable for maintenance technicians, supervisors, and managers, as well as other non-engineering personnel who would benefit in an understanding of gas processing techniques that can be applied to their daily work activities.
You Will Learn:
Bill Finch is a passionate operations leader for onshore oilfield, gas plant, and pipeline operations. He is driven to deliver results through an action bias, is committed to safety, and strongly believes in engineering and leadership operational presence in the field or plant. Bill's strengths include engaging people in the workplace and building competencies. He uses a pragmatic, practical approach to engineering support and work processes. Regarding operational discipline, Bill uses continuous improvement principles that often exceed business goals. His core competencies include a strong process engineering background, leveraging human capacity, operational know-how, building competency, decision making, translating strategy to delivery, system integration, teacher/coach, and risk management. Bill is a registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana, Montana, and Texas. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University and post graduate work toward a MChE at University of Houston.
MRS. KINDRA SNOW-MCGREGOR is the Technical Director of Oil and Gas Processing with PetroSkills | John M Campbell. She has a master's and bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining from the Colorado School of Mines, and over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. She has been with the company for over 9 years, and has served in several positions including manager of consulting, senior staff engineer and instructor, and discipline manager for the Oil and Gas Processing Discipline. Prior to joining John M Campbell & Company in 2008, she served in technical manager, process engineering manager, and lead process engineering roles in the oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction business. She has served as the technical lead on several significant projects in the industry for clients such as BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Occidental, QatarGas, and XTO. Mrs. Snow-McGregor has been active in the gas processing / midstream industry for many years, and is on the Board of Directors for the GPSA. In addition, she serves on the GPSA Engineering Data Book Editorial Review Board, and prior to this role, served on the GPA Technical Research Committee, Sub-Group 2, for over 11 years. She has published seven technical papers at international conferences, served as project coordinator for GPA research report 221, and is a coinventor on two technology patents in the gas processing industry.
MR. BUCK TITSWORTH has over 40 years' experience with major international operating and service companies in worldwide oil and gas production/process engineering, project execution, and business planning. Specific experience includes upstream projects (Middle East - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait); oil & gas pipeline and production facilities projects (South America, the Far East, FSU, Austral-Asia); FPSO/mobile system development projects (Canada, Asia-Pacific, West Africa); refining projects (USA and eastern Europe); and global business/strategic planning for the engineering and construction industry. Assignments have included establishing joint ventures and/or new offices in Vietnam, Pakistan, Nigeria, Australia, Canada, and Holland. Mr. Titsworth has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, and is a registered professional engineer in four states.
MR. STUART WATSON is the Facilities Engineering Technical Director for PetroSkills. He has over 18 years of experience in oil and gas processing. His experience has taken him to facilities around the world in regions including Australia, Africa, the Middle East and the US. Mr. Watson graduated with honors in 1995 from Curtin University, Perth, Australia, with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating he worked in Perth, Australia supporting Woodside's offshore facilities. In January 2000, Stuart accepted a position with Pearl Development Company of Colorado where he worked over the next eight years at many of the gas production and processing facilities in the western US. His work included expansions for Unocal Alaska, facilities engineering at the El Paso Field Service's 650MMscfd Chaco Plant and various other projects in Colorado and Wyoming. In 2008, he oversaw and commissioned a 92MMscfd amine sweetening and cryogenic NGL train for the Government of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE). Thereafter, he started his own engineering consultancy supporting both mechanical and process disciplines. In 2009 he started instructing part time for John M. Campbell and Co. in mechanical engineering and operator training. Currently, Mr. Watson supports PetroSkills in a full time role to ensure technical and quality assurance in ICE, Pipeline, Mechanical and Offshore engineering.
In-House Course Presentations
All courses are available for in-house presentation to individual organizations. In-house courses may be structured the same as the public versions or tailored to meet your requirements. Special courses on virtually any petroleum-related subject can be arranged specifically for in-house presentation. For further information, contact our In-House Training Coordinator at one of the numbers listed below.
Telephone 1- 832 426 1234
Facsimile 1- 832 426 1244
Public Course Presentations
How to contact PetroSkills:
1-800-821-5933 toll-free in North America or
Address P.O. Box 35448, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74153-0448, U.S.A