An intensive professional development training course on

Asset Management for the
Oil & Gas Industry - Upstream

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Managing Oil and Gas fields requires an understanding of the multiple facets of the oil and gas industry. The course is designed to familiarize the attendees with these facets and prepare them to become successful asset managers.

The course provides an opportunity to learn from someone who has worked in the upstream sector of the industry for 40+years and brings a wealth of practical experience, examples, hard lessons learned and presents them in an easy to understand manner.

This course will feature:

  • The art of developing an Asset Management Plan
  • Asset Management Process
  • Highly effective multi-disciplinary teams
  • Decision Tools like Decision Mapping, Front End Loading, Decision & Risk Analysis, Value of Information, Value Improving Practices
  • Role of Technology


What are the Goals?

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop realistic Asset Management goals
  • Learn about maximizing Asset Value
  • Decide the deliverables for major decisions
  • Learn to improve effectiveness and efficiency of work processes
  • Apply the principles to a real life Case Study


Who is this Course for?

This course is suitable for a wide range of professionals involved either full time or part time in managing oil and gas fields but will greatly benefit:

  • All discipline engineers in the Company (Reservoir, Drilling, Production, Petroleum, Project, Facilities, etc.)
  • Geo-scientists
  • Asset Managers and Personnel
  • Business Development, Commercial Managers, Joint Interest Managers
  • Operations Managers and Operations Superintendents


How will this be Presented?

This course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes:

  • Presentation & Interactive Dialogue
  • Class Exercises & Working in Teams
  • Simulating Partnership Meeting, Operator Meeting, and Meeting with the Government
  • Art of Negotiation


The Course Content

Day One

Building the Asset Management Plan

  • Introduction & Course Overview
  • Understanding Terminology
  • Asset Management Plan
  • Portfolio Management
  • Factors influencing Asset Value – Internal & External
  • Class Exercises
Day Two

Process & Tools

  • Asset Management Process
  • Key Decisions and Deliverables
  • Who, Why and How of Multi-disciplinary Teams
  • Ensuring Discipline Quality                
  • Introduction to Asset Management Tools
  • Class Exercises                                             
Day Three

Role of Technology

  • Role of Technology in Asset Management
  • Discussion of specific Technologies
    • Reservoir Characterization/Reservoir Modeling
    • Horizontal Wells
    • Smart Well Technology
    • Reservoir/Surface Integration Modeling
    • Knowledge Management
  • Home Work Assignment
Day Four

Asset Management Case Study

  • Introduction of the Case Study –  A field development case
  • Form Teams
  • Participants spend the day solving the case and prepare a presentation for discussion
Day Five

Lessons from the Industry & Wrap-up

  • Simulate an Operating Committee & Government Meeting
  • Discuss actual results
  • Common Mistakes in Asset Management
  • Continuous Improvement through Post Auditing

Lessons from the Industry & Wrap-up

  • Simulate an Operating Committee & Government Meeting
  • Discuss actual results
  • Common Mistakes in Asset Management
  • Continuous Improvement through Post Auditing

Feedback and Conclusion

The Certificate

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the course.


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