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Course Details


Amsterdam, Netherlands
From Date: 18-Sep-2023   
To Date: 22-Sep-2023
5 Days

Ref No:        RT010
Title:            Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
Start Date:  18 September 2023  End Date: 22 September 2023
Venue:         Amsterdam, Netherlands
Fee:             $6,250

In any of the 5 star hotels. The exact venue will be informed once finalized.

This course introduces the general activities of the upstream sector of the petroleum industry including origin of petroleum, petroleum traps, exploration for oil and gas, drilling and completion practices, and production operations, corrosion, pollution, oil storage, transportation, refining, and marketing.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • To learn about major issues in petroleum engineering
  • To understand the various operations carried out during field development, from drilling to surface treatment
  • To learn the vocabulary needed to communicate with E&P professionals

Professionals in technical, commercial, legal, financial or human resources departments, within the petroleum industry or related sectors, who need a general knowledge in petroleum engineering.



Pre-Course Test

Overview of Oil and Gas Resources and Industry (2 Hours)

Basic Review of Petroleum Geology

  • The Geologic Column
  • Petroleum Traps
  • Origin of Petroleum, Migration and Accumulation

Oil Well Drilling Technology

  • The Rig: Basic Functions and Components
  • The Drilling Fluids: Functions, Types and Compositions
  • Well Design: A Descriptive Review
  • Fundamental Drilling Operations and Problems

Well Completion and Workover Operations

  • Completion Types
  • Completion Equipment
  • Basics of Acidizing and Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Sand Control

Production Engineering and Operations

  • Surface Production Facilities
  • Pipelines and Gathering Systems
  • Separation and Treatment of Oil, Gas and Water
  • Artificial Lift Systems
  • Storage Systems and Tank Forms

Reservoir Engineering

  • Definitions of Reserves
  • Reservoir Drive Mechanisms
  • Primary Recovery
  • Enhanced Recovery Methods

Oilfield Safety and Environmental Aspects

Post-Course Test

Pre & Post Tests will be conducted
Case Studies, Group Exercises, Group Discussions, Last Day Review & Assessments will be carried out.



Define Management Consultants Certificate of course completion will be issued to all attendees.


A combination of class lectures, case studies or examples and group discussion. The course will be intensive but practical and highly interactive. Participants are encouraged to participate actively and to ask questions especially pertaining to specific problems. At the end of the session there will be a question-and-answer session to allow participants enough time to seek answers to grey areas and to seek clarifications to any misconceptions or problems they may have regarding the subject concerned to the course.
There will also be some indoor experiential activities to enhance learning. 

  • 30% Lectures
  • 30% Workshops and work presentation
  • 20% Group Work& Practical Exercises
  • 20% Videos& General Discussions
6,250 US$ per participant for Public Training includes Materials/Handouts, tea/coffee breaks, refreshments & Buffet Lunch

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