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From Human Resource & Organisational Development Consultancy (HRODC) Postgraduate Training Institute
Advanced Construction Business Project and Contract Management and Advanced Value Engineering Postgraduate Diploma Full-Time 6 M instructor led trainingon-line e-learning cbt (computer based) Advanced Construction, Business, Project and Contract Management, and Advanced Value Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma, Full-Time (6 Months) Programme, Progressing to a Masters Degree MAc Programme for Advanced Construction Management and Advanced Value Engineering Leading to Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Advanced Construction Management and Advanced Value Engineering Current Module #  more...
From B. F Environmental Consultant Inc
Training in Soil Science Soil Morphology and Hydric Soils instructor led traininggroup study and discussionworkshop / seminartrain the trainer College Course Offered Through Wilkes University Current Soil Science and Geoscience Courses (Pennsylvania) Field Courses at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA- B. F. Environmental Consultants is the co-instructor for a field training course titled "Field Methods In Applied Geosciences". Courses are offered as 1 day continuning education credits or university credit or as 3 days courses for  more...
From Global Innovative Campus
Tuning of Industrial Process Controllers Description This course will cover the major areas of control system design and implementation for many industrial applications. Emphasized will be PID control design, but related methods such a lead/ lag compensators will be examined as well as adaptive and optimal controls. In all cases, practical applications to temperature, pressure, level and velocity and positioning control are of interest.  more...
Advanced Oxidation Technologies AOTs for Water and Wastewater Treatment Workshop Description This course is a practical 2-day program, where the emphasis is on learning by doing problems. Each lecture session will be followed by a problem-solving period, where participants can gain further insight into the fundamentals and design issues by working out practical problems, which will then be solved in a group session. The course takes the participant from a state of little or  more...
Compressors, Fans and Pumps - Basics, Selection and Operation Description Compressors, Fans and Pumps are among the most frequently used mechanical machines in industrial and commercial enterprises. Achieving correct and efficient application has therefore considerable economic impact. This requires a clear grasp of the basic operating principles, machine and system performance characteristics, and selection criteria, plus knowledge of common problems and  more...
Electrical Equipment Transformers Inverters Rectifiers Motors Variable Frequency Drives UPS Generators Circuit Breakers Fuses Description Maximum efficiency, reliability, and longevity of electrical equipment such as the various types of motors, variable-speed drives, transformers, generators, rectifiers, inverters, uninterruptible power systems, circuit breakers, and fuses are of great concern to many industries. These objectives can only be achieved by understanding the characteristics, selection criteria, common  more...
Project Cost Estimating and Control Description The purpose of this course is to present essential practices of project estimating and control, applying proven cost estimation techniques. The course is taught on the basis of a case methoda comprised of lectures and group question and answer periods.  more...
Flexible Pavement Preservation Workshop Course Description: Pavements preservation is a program employing a network level, long-term strategy that enhances pavement performance by using an integrated, cost-effective set of practices that extend pavement life, improves safety and meet motorist expectations (FHWA). Pavement preservation includes routine maintenance, preventive maintenance, and minor rehabilitation. The key concept in a  more...
Earned Value Project Management EVM 12 PDUs Description Improve your project performance by unlocking the power of Earned Value Management. Understanding Earned Value Management is critical to your project success. Earned value project management is a valuable, unique, and long lasting contribution to the modern project manager's toolkit. It allows you to assess the status of any kind of project in terms of cost, schedule and scope,  more...
Transportation Planning Four-Step Travel Demand Modeling Description A travel demand analysis consists of assessing four components of the travel pattern for a study area: i) trip generation (TG) or where trips are coming from; ii) trip distribution (TD) or where trips are going to; iii) modal split (MS) or the shares among available modes for the flow between origin-destination (O-D) pairs; and, iv) network assignment (NA) or the route choice within  more...
Flexible Pavement Design and Rehabilitation Workshop Description Pavements are one of the main components of our transportation and infrastructure systems. By daily expansion of our ground transportation systems and higher costs of construction, maintenance and rehabilitations of pavements, highway agencies are facing challenges to keep serviceability of their pavements to an acceptable level. During the last two decades, the issue of proper  more...
Wastewater Collection System Design and Construction Workshop Description Wastewater treatment and collection systems are a major expenditure of public funds. Sanitary systems are essential to protecting the public health and welfare in all areas of concen trated population and development. Sanitary sewers perform the vitally needed functions of collecting wastewaters and conveying them to points of treatment and disposal. The various stages of design and  more...
Theory and Practice of Nutrient Removal for Wastewater Treatment Plants Description Operators, engineers, designers and managers involved with wastewater treatment plants aim for a thorough understanding of biological treatment processes in order to achieve the expected performance. The course stresses the understanding the fundamentals and bridges the theoretical considerations with the practical aspects of operation.  more...
Technical and Business Writing for Engineers 24 PDHs Description: Effective communication is a vital skill in todaya ™s workplace. Engineers are typically more comfortable with numbers than with grammar or the writing process. To succeed as an engineer, you need more than technical know-how. This intensive, hands on course will address the key concepts and methodologies in writing clear, concise engineering communication. Engineers will  more...
Hydrostatic and Pneumatic Testing of a Piping System with Vessels to ASME B313 Code 3 PDHs Description Pressure testing is part of the start-up and commissioning phase of a plant prior to initial operation. It is usually done by the construction companies. The pressure testing is often under the control of Engineers, Technicians and personnel from Quality and Safety who, although qualified in their own discipline, may not have received formal Mechanical Engineering training. To be  more...
Sanitary and Storm Sewers and Water Distribution Systems Design Workshop Description Eighty percent of a municipalitya ™s problems are caused by twenty percent of its sanitary sewers and storm water drainage systems. The best way to avoid the majority of future problems is to pay greater attention to them during the design phase. This 2-day workshop is intended for those who require better understanding of sanitary sewer and storm water drainage systems design.  more...
Design of Concrete Structures Reinforced with Fibre-Reinforced Polymers FRP Description This 2 day-course throws the light on a fairly new type of reinforcing materials, Fibre-Reinforced Polymers (FRP), their composition, production methods, and available products for structural applications. The course discusses the FRP unique properties, behaviour and advantages over traditional reinforcing techniques. Also, case studies and related Canadian codes/ standards for  more...
LRFD - Foundation Design Workshop Description This course deals with all aspects of modern good practice in foundation design. These include: the importance of both the geological and geotechnical aspects of the ground conditions, current limit analysis methods for bearing capacity, and definition of factors of safety. The various settlement analyses and their underlying assumptions and reliability are discussed, together with a  more...
Understanding the ABCs of a Centrifugal Pump 3 PDHs Description Centrifugal pumps are key equipment in a processing plant. Operation of a process plant is in the hands of process Operators and Mechanical Engineers who, although qualified in their own discipline, may not have received formal Mechanical Engineering training. To be effective, Engineers, Technicians and personnel from plant operation should have a fundamental understanding of the  more...
Understanding the ABCs of API 682 Wet Mechanical Seals Description Almost all centrifugal and rotary pumps in a process plant come with mechanical seals. While some pumps will run smoothly without operational leakage problems, others take long trouble-shooting to arrive at the right seal. The selection of mechanical seals is set by and under the control of Mechanical Engineers with the aid of equipment Vendor. Engineers who, although qualified in  more...
LRFD - Bridge Substructure Design Workshop Description As our transportation infrastructure ages, there is an increasing need on the part of owners to demonstrate greater duty of care. Bridges are the most important part of transportation infrastructure. The conception, development and worldwide construction of bridges represents the most interesting and important achievements in civil engineering. Their safe, efficient and economic  more...
Solar Photovoltaics Installation Description Solar Photovoltaic Installation is an intensive updating skill training course for two days, which introduce the main components of solar photovoltaics system, installation and municipal codes and workplace safety at the entrance level.  more...
Requirement of Materials by Piping Code ASME B313 Chapter III Description Code requirements for design and construction include fluid service requirements, which affect selection and application of materials. The code sets limitations and qualification of materials based on their inherent properties. The selection of materials is often set by and under the control of Engineers and personnel from Quality who, although qualified in their own discipline, may  more...
Electrical Generators and Excitation Systems Selection Applications Operation Diagnostic Testing Refurbishment Troubleshooting a DESCRIPTION Maximum efficiency, reliability, and longevity of the various types of generators, exciters, voltage regulators, and protective systems are of great concern to many industries. These objectives can only be achieved by understanding the characteristics, selection criteria, common problems and repair techniques, preventive and predictive maintenance. This seminar is a MUST for  more...
Electrical Generators and Excitation Systems Selection Applications Operation Diagnostic Testing Refurbishment Troubleshooting a DESCRIPTION Maximum efficiency, reliability, and longevity of the various types of generators, exciters, voltage regulators, and protective systems are of great concern to many industries. These objectives can only be achieved by understanding the characteristics, selection criteria, common problems and repair techniques, preventive and predictive maintenance. This seminar is a MUST for  more...
How to Effectively Manage and Control Quality in Products and Services Description The management and control of quality in organizations focus on these core principles: achieving customer satisfaction, striving for continuous improvement and encouraging the full involvement of the entire workforce. Because these principles are different from traditional management practices, many companies may be employing outdated work methods that rob their company of greater  more...
Simplified ASME B313 Process Piping with emphasis on Piping Stress and Materials Description Interpreting and understanding the ASME B31. 3 Process Piping Code was never easy. Ita ™s a design code that requires long years of engineering and design experience to fully understand the requirement of the code. A process plant is predominantly made up of piping. Anyone whose work is related to a process plant needs some basic understanding of the piping designs and  more...
Optimized Product and Service Portfolios - Methods Tools and Applications Description The two-day course describes methods, tools and applications for conducting product and service portfolio planning. Portfolio decisions provide organizations with better insight to the ongoing spending and future investment in products and services. Gaining insight into a portfolio's program, projects and applications enable the portfolio manager to align assets with the companya  more...
Power Generation - Gas Turbines Co-Generation and Combined Cycle Plants Wind Power Generation and Solar Power De-regulation of the electricity markets is sweeping across the world. There will be increasing opportunities for highly efficient power generating plants, such as combined cycle and co-generation, to compete against the older plants of established utilities. These new plants are environmentally friendly and more than twice as efficient as the older fossil and nuclear generating plants.  more...
Problem Solving and Decision Making Description Decision making is a process of choosing among alternative courses of action for the purpose of attaining a goal or goals. This is an important matter for managerial functions. What should be done? When? How? Where? By whom? Do you do it alone? Do you involve others? Do you let others make the decisions? Some people just aren't good at making decisions. Other people can snap to a  more...
From HOT Engineering
Production Logging and Reservoir Monitoring COURSE VENUE:  Vienna-Austria Based on the highly successful Reservoir Monitoring and Production Log Interpretation course which Roger Nutt taught for many years, this course has been modified to reduce the time spent on Cement Bond and Casing Corrosion Logs and their interpretation, to give additional time for interpreting production and reservoir monitoring logs, designing the logging program, engineering the surveys, and  more...
Applied Reservoir Management COUSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria The reservoir life cycle and how requirements for successful operation of a reservoir throughout its entire life change will be discussed. Development of a field goes beyond technical expertise; it requires consideration of economics, the environment, the government (regulations) and the public. Reservoir management therefore requires sophisticated tools to make decisions and determine a course of  more...
Carbonate and Fracture Petrophysics - A Roadmap COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria, Abu Dhabi-UAE This intermediate-level course details the primary problems of carbonate and fracture evaluations and how to optimise data acquisition and data integration for useful output. A wide variety of examples from high porosity/ low permeability carbonates, detrital carbonates, low porosity fractured carbonates and basement fractured reservoirs are employed to demonstrate the often severe shortcomings of  more...
Carbonate Geology for Oil and Gas Exploration & Development COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria This five-day seminar introduces participants to establish principles of carbonate geology applied to hydrocarbon exploration and development geology. Using a highly acclaimed, hands-on approach, each participant learns to describe typical carbonate rocks, delineate facies and sequences, evaluate reservoir quality, relate carbonates to log and seismic expression, better predict play relationships  more...
Basin Analysis and Petroleum Systems COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria This 5 day course covers the theory of basin formation, the controls on, and mechanisms of subsidence and sedimentation, and then looks at examples from around the world of typical basin types. Emphasis is on impact basin style and sedimentation has on the hydrocarbon habitat and prospectivity, offering analogues for use in exploration. Within each basin, depositional systems are reviewed, and  more...
Advanced PVT and EOS Fluid Characterization COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria, Trondheim-Norway Phase behaviour plays an important role in most oil recovery processes and is an essential part of all enhanced oil recovery processes. Thus, understanding of the underlying phase behaviour is an important first step towards description and modelling of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) processes. The use of both laboratory experiments and correlation to obtain PVT data will be discussed and illustrated  more...
Petroleum Economics and Business COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria This course teaches the fundamentals of assessing the economic viability of upstream oil & gas projects in terms of the data/ information required, the calculation techniques used, the assumptions made and how to interpret the resulting metrics such as NPV, ROI, ROR, IRR, P/ I, etc.  more...
Wellsite and Operations Geology instructor led traininggroup study and discussionworkshop / seminarCOURES VENUE: Vienna/Austria, Abu Dhabi/UAE, Almaty/Kazakhstan This course teaches the fundamental elements of wellsite and operations geology. First, a review will be made of the background and some of the basics of these related disciplines. The course will then detail each of the main duties and responsibilities of operations and wellsite geologists. These will include well planning and surveillance, selection and quality control of the geological  more...
Multiphase Flow Metering COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria Over the last two decades the development, evaluation and use of Multiphase Flow Meters (MFM) systems has been a major focus for the Oil & Gas industry worldwide. Since the early 1990's, when the first commercial meters started to appear, there have been around 2, 000 field applications of MFM for field allocation, production optimisation and well testing. So far, many alternative metering systems  more...
Pore Pressure Fracture Pressure and Wellbore Stability Management instructor led traininggroup study and discussionworkshop / seminarCOURSE LOCATION: Vienna-Austria, Abu Dhabi-UAE This course provides you with the fundamental skills required to predict and estimate subsurface pressures (overburden, fracture and pore pressures) using a variety of direct and indirect methods including trend analysis, shale caving and gas events. It will also introduce you to the basics of geomechanics and wellbore stability analysis.  more...
From PetroEDGE
Introduction to DEVELOPMENT GEOLOGY 27 28 September 2010 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia group study and discussionworkshop / seminartrain the trainer Course Description A profitable development of an Oil & Gas field starts with a good understanding of the subsurface. The development then continues with integrated field management in which geology plays an essential role. In this course the a development life cyclea from the gathering of geological data, the interpretation thereof, and the preparation of geological models and the  more...
From HOT Engineering
Introduction to Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologists COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria The course covers the fundamental principles of petroleum geology and the activities of the oil industry from basin analysis and prospect definition to drilling, field development, transportation and refining. Numerous actual examples are used throughout the course to illustrate the points covered.  more...
Introduction to Petroleum Prospect Appraisal instructor led traininggroup study and discussionworkshop / seminarCOURSE LOCATION: Abu Dhabi/UAE, Almaty/Kazakhstan This course provides an introduction to how to identify, map, describe and risk a prospect, assess its volumetrics and propose it to management for drilling. It takes you along the path followed by all oil company geoscientists involved in the evaluation of acreage.  more...
Introduction to Reservoir Characterisation and Modelling instructor led traininggroup study and discussionworkshop / seminarCOURSE VENUE: Abu Dhabi/UAE, Vienna/Austria This course will provide the basics of carbonate reservoir description for the less experienced staff (covered in 2 days), followed by 3 days of more advanced material. The subsequent 3 days will address the road map (workflow) used in data preparation and data analysis to build a coherent 3D static model of the reservoir.  more...
From PetroEDGE
Advanced Operations Geology with Fugro Robertson 23-27 April 2012 group study and discussionbookworkshop / seminar A large amount of geological data is acquired (at substantial cost) during a drilling operation. These include: Mud logs, Measurements While Drilling/ Wire-line logging, Drill cuttings, Cores and side-wall cores, Micro-palaeontology data, Geochemistry data, Formation pressure data, Drilling and well engineering information Ensuring optimal quality of this information and effective reporting  more...
From HOT Engineering
Rock Typing - Reservoir Characterisation and Quality from Drill Cuttings COURSE VENUE: Vienna-Austria, Perth-Australia This course will allow participants to unlock the geological data potential of drill cuttings, a data type that is often overlooked, using the rock typing cuttings analysis technique.  more...
Directional Horizontal and Multilateral Drilling This course builds a firm foundation in the principles and practices of directional drilling, calculations, and planning for directional and horizontal wells.  more...
Geothermal Drilling Technology The course objectives are to provide a comprehensive understanding of the technology and engineering required to successfully design and execute geothermal wells. The course is addressed to the personnel of those companies that deal with geothermal energy; having basic engineering basics knowledge.  more...
Advanced Drilling Technologies This course offers a foundation in the principles and practices of advanced drilling engineering. It provides participants with an introduction to advanced drilling topics such as High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) drilling, modern drilling technologies (i. e. casing drilling, unconventional drilling methods), special well design, drilling problems and their solutions.  more...
Shallow Water Reservoir Characterisation in the Modern-Day Environments of the Gironde Estuary and Aquitaine Basin - SW France This four-day training course for Upstream Oil & Gas professionals is organised as a field trip to the famous Gironde estuary, Arcachon lagoon and oceanic coastline of the Bay of Biscay. The hands-on training focuses on the characterization of reservoirs formed in modern-day shallow water environments.  more...
Play Fairway Mapping and Exploration Strategy instructor led traininggroup study and discussionworkshop / seminar This course is designed to develop the participants' knowledge of the various forms of geological data and establish methods to integrate this data and construct play fairway maps. These play maps in addition to simple exploration statistics are then used to develop exploration strategies.  more...
Process Safety Management This introduction to Process Safety Management explains the need for a modern approach to the management of Major Hazards in the Chemicals, Oil and Gas industry sectors. Its primary objective is to provide the participants with the skills necessary for setting up and/ or operating Process Safety Management systems which address major hazards.  more...
The Multiphase Flow Behaviour of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs The five-day training course covering the key elements of NFR's provides a the state-of-the-art in characterisation, modelling and simulation of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, including an indepth explortation of their properties: constitutive relationships for matrix and fracture multiphase flow, fracture-matrix transfer and the variation of flow properties with scale. The training course  more...
Modelling and Managing Uncertainty in the Subsurface In this short course, we cover a modern approach to managing and modeling uncertainty in subsurface formations within a decision making framework. The course uses a practical case study of a real field off the West Africa Coast to guide participants through the modeling workflow from geological interpretation to history matching and forecasting. Industrial scale software is used throughout the  more...
From IBC Asia (S) Pte Ltd
Enhanced Oil Recovery EOR Processes Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) is a term used to describe the various techniques for increasing the amount of crude oil that can be extracted from an oil field. After years of production, a well matures and extraction becomes difficult by just using hydrocarbons that naturally rise to the surface or those that use artificial lift devices, such as pump jacks. EOR can increase production from a well  more...
From GlobalCompliancePanel
Extracting information from geochemical data - In-person Workshop Most specialists strongly recommend to sample every meter of the drill core or of a trench and to use multielement analysis, rather than just asking the laboratory for gold test. There are also many other types of analysis that are ignored by the industry. But even when such analyses are requested, most of the time the fed geologist is not well trained on the necessary techniques and methods to  more...
From Stag Geological Services Ltd
Operations & Wellsite Geologist instructor led traininggroup study and discussion This course provides an overview of the role of Operations and Wellsite Geologists in Well Planning and Drilling Surveillance phases. It provides practical instruction in wellsite geological techniques, such as cuttings descriptions, oil show evaluation, log interpretation and geosteering co-ordination and also covers supervision and QA of wellsite geological services.  more...
Introduction to Wellsite Operations Course Aims To provide an introduction to drilling technology and wellsite formation evaluation techniques for those personnel new to the industry or transferring from non-operational roles. Delegates will learn: a About well planning and rig selection a About the drillstring, bits, drilling fluids, casing and cementing, completions, well control and directional drilling a How  more...
From Baker Academy for Structural and Construction Engineers
GIS BASED COURSES instructor led traininggroup study and discussionbookcomputer lab Geographic Information System has turned out to be a boon to the Civil Engineering Discipline allowing civil engineers to manage and share data and turn it into easily understood reports and visualizations that can be analyzed and communicated to others. The course covers GIS tools that help creating, managing, analyzing, and visualizing the data associated with developing and managing  more...
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