Arabian American Center October Training & Development
Program Title:
Chemical treatment
21.10.2018 - 25.10.2018
$ 3900



  This Course is Designed for a wide range of oil and gas production personnel from senior management to those new to the industry, the courses form an overview into the role of chemistry in oil and gas production, and how additives and chemicals can be applied to combat natural production challenges.

   A comprehensive three-day course covers such subjects as organic and inorganic scale deposition and control; corrosion; crude dehydration; water injection; wax, hydrate and asphaltene production; chemical compatibility flow assurance; and fluids processing. It also demonstrates how process design and chemical applications can be used to improve treatment and recovery.

  This Course provides well-organized theoretical and technical Evaluate chemical product suitability and validates field trial data/spec.

  This training course was originally intended to include a tutorial concerning the general chemistry, synthesis, and properties of oil field chemicals.


     By the end of this course the participants will learn how to:

               • Acquire practical Knowledge of application and optimization of each chemical.

               • Acquire practical Knowledge development and design of chemical injection plan.

               • Acquire practical Knowledge for controlled use of chemicals.

               • Describe oilfield Chemicals, compositions and properties needed for equipment selection and


               • How to evaluate Chemicals and how to calculated the optimum dosing rates of each.

               • How to recognize and develop solutions to operating problems in oil/water processing facilities

               • Recognize corrosive conditions and monitor corrosion rates

               • Select and apply corrosion inhibitors

               • Predict and treat emulsions

               • Understand causes and control of foaming

               • Predict scale forming conditions

               • Select and apply scale inhibitors

               • Control gas hydrate formation

               • Scavenge low concentrations of H2S

               • Select and apply water clarifiers

               • Select chemicals for use in deep water

               • Select environmentally friendly chemicals

Who should Attend    

   Senior lab technician / production chemist, Production engineers, facilities engineers, chemists, and technicians involved with production systems from the wellbore through the topside production equipment, transmission pipelines, and storage facilities that are responsible for recognizing and treating problems which might require treatment chemicals.



       Emulsions in Produced Crude Oil

                    ─    Emulsion Breaking

                    ─    W/O and O/W Emulsions

                    ─    Waterflooding

                    ─    Oil Spill Treatment

                    ─    Desired Properties

                    ─    Mechanisms of Demulsification

                    ─    Performance Testing

                    ─    Classification of Demulsifiers

                    ─    Demulsifiers in Detail

      Corrosion Inhibitors

                    ─    Classification of Corrosion Inhibitors

                    ─    Fields of Application

                    ─    Application Techniques

                    ─    Characterization

                    ─    Side Effects

                    ─    Inhibitor Chemicals

                    ─    Chemical Tests

                    ─    Corrosion inhibitors Performance tests

                    ─    Miscellaneous Inhibitors

       Bacterial Control (Biocides)

                    ─    Mechanisms of Growth

                                      •    Growth of Bacteria Supported by Oil Field Chemicals

                                      •    Mathematical Models

                                      •    Detection of Bacteria

                                      •    Sulfate-reducing Bacteria SRB

                    ─    Bacterial Corrosion

                                      •    Mechanisms of Microbial Corrosion

                                      •    Corrosion Monitoring

                    ─    Assessment of the Activity of Biocides

                    ─    Synergistic Action of Biocides

                    ─    Treatments with Biocides

                                      •    Previously Fractured Formations

                                      •    Intermittent Addition of Biocide

                                      •    Nonbiocidal Control

       Scale Inhibitors

                    ─    Classification and Mechanism

                                      •    Compounds that cause scaling

                                      •    Prediction of scaling tendency

                    ─    Mathematical Models

                                      •    Optimal Dose

                                      •    Precipitation Squeeze Method

                    ─    Inhibitor Chemicals

                                      •    Water-soluble Inhibitors

                                      •    Oil-soluble Scale Inhibitors

                                      •    Inhibitors for Special Tasks

                    ─    Characterization

                                      •    Spectroscopic Methods

                                      •    Turbidimetry

                                      •    Static Bottle Test

      Transport Chemicals

                    ─    Paraffin Inhibitors

                    ─    Pour Point Depressants

                    ─    Drag Reducers

                    ─    Hydrate Control

                    ─    Additives for Slurry Transport

                    ─    Additives for Odorization

                    ─    Cleaning

                    ─    Gelled Pigs

       Gas Hydrate Control

                    ─    Naturally Occurring Gas Hydrates

                    ─    Problems with Gas Hydrates in Petroleum Technology

                    ─    Nature of Inclusion Compounds

                    ─    Gas Hydrates

                    ─    Test Procedures for Inhibitors

                    ─    Inhibition of Gas Hydrate Formation


                    ─    Oxygen Scavengers

                    ─    Dosing of Oxygen Scavengers

                    ─    Chemistry of Oxygen Scavengers


                    ─    Defoamers

                    ─    Foam basics

                    ─    Field application of foams

                    ─    How defoamers work

      Causes of paraffin (wax) problems

                    ─    Paraffin treatment chemicals

      Chemicals of Enhanced Oil Recovery

                    ─    Asphaltene stability tests

                    ─    Asphaltene treatment chemicals

                    ─    Chemicals used as H2S scavengers

                    ─    Application of H2S scavengers

                    ─    Oil carryover in water

                    ─    Removal of oil and oily solids

                    ─    Tests required for chemicals used in deep water

                    ─    Green chemicals (environmentally friendly chemicals)

                    ─    Coagulation and flocculation

                    ─    Polyelectrolyte  

      Calculation of chemical injection rates

                    ─    Importance and Requirement of optimization of chemical application.

                    ─    Bottle Test

                    ─    Jar Test

                    ─    Corrosion inhibitor injection rate

                   ─    Bacterial test for optimized Biocide injection

Course related Standard    

                API, ASTM, NACE, ISO

Training Methodology

   Training methodology will include detail explanation of the subject

Course material through power point equipped with necessary animation, learning video and general discussion to provide participant with full understanding concerning the subject course this not limited but will extended to the following:

              1.    Learning videos

              2.    General discussion

              3.    Practical session if any

              4.    Learning examples

              5.    Syndicate groups

              6.    Work shop & case study

       Percentage of delivery methodologies:

              a.    55% as presentation

              b.    25% as group & individual exercise

              c.    10% case study

              d.    05% movies and videos

              e.    05% assignment or project


                 The language of instruction will be English.

                 Bilingual (English/Arabic) can be used if needed.

Course Assessmen

               •    Pre & Post Test to be conducted before and after the course.

               •    Action plan for each participant

               •    Evaluation to be conducted after the course at last day

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