Well Engineering and Production > Produced Water for Upstream Oil and Gas - Proven Sustainable Technologies with Lower Maintenance

About this Classroom Training

This comprehensive training course is designed to provide participants with a deep understanding of produced water and its treatment in the context of the oil and gas industry. Produced water, the water that comes to the surface during oil and gas production, presents unique challenges and requires specialized treatment to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and to protect the surrounding ecosystems.

In this course, participants will delve into the fundamentals of produced water, exploring its composition, sources, and the regulatory landscape surrounding its management. The trainer will discuss the various techniques and technologies employed in primary, secondary, and tertiary separation processes to effectively remove contaminants from produced water. Additionally, trainer will cover the emerging trends, innovations, and future outlook of produced water in the oil and gas industry.

Throughout the course, participants will examine real-world case studies, examples, and best practices to provide practical insights into the challenges and solutions related to produced water. By the end of this course, participants will have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to design, implement, and optimize produced water systems, ensuring efficient and sustainable water management in oil and gas operations.

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

  • Develop a foundational understanding of water treatment technologies, including their principles and applications.
  • Gain an overview of the subject of produced water in oil and gas and exploring the challenges.
  • Explore emerging technologies and innovations in water treatment, focusing on advancements that improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Understand the control of scaling in water treatment processes and learn strategies to prevent and mitigate scaling issues.
  • Study techniques for dealing with emulsions in water treatment, including methods for separation and stabilization.
  • Learn about current industry practices and best practices in water treatment, considering operational considerations, cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability.
  • Analyze market trends in the water treatment industry over the past several decades and gain insights into the future direction of technologies and industry developments.
  • Upstream oil and gas petroleum and production engineers that would benefit from understanding the management of produced water.
  • Produced water engineers or chemists who involved in water treatment technologies and processes related to produced water.
  • Facilities engineers, managers and operations personnel who handling produced water treatment technologies and facilities.
  • Research and development engineers/scientists who focus on oil and gas industry research, environmental studies and water management.
  • Environment based consultants and advisors who provides expert advice and consulting services to the upstream oil and gas industry on produced water management.
  • Basic
  • Intermediate

Your expert course instructor has more than 32 years of experience in the produced water. The focus of his expertise centers around several companies in the produced water equipment, completing Feasibility Studies for new technologies wanting to enter the upstream oil and gas, and providing technical service for startup and pilot projects.  He has been an active member of the Produced Water Society for the past 32 years.  He also served on the Advisory Board of the Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference from 2017 – 2021 and was selected as the Chairman of the Board of the Texas Water in Energy Institute at the University of Texas Permian Basin in 2019. He was recently invited to join the Advisory Board for the DUG Permian Conference with Hart Energy.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
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Learn what past participants have said about EnergyEdge training courses

He has an extensive background encompassing commercial, technical design, troubleshooting, and field services within the produced water measurement and treatment industry. His knowledge and experience in technical sales make him a true authority on the subject matter. I have witnessed firsthand his ability to deliver engaging and informative lectures, consistently captivating and inspiring the attendees.

Chairman American Filtration and Separation Society, and Membership Chair STTS-Society Petroleum Engineers.

I had the pleasure of participating in a training class in 2010 while I was a Senior Vice President of Aquatech International. The full-day workshop was excellent, and the slides were very well-prepared and explained in a manner that everybody could understand. His experiences in this field are of great value.

President KMM Consulting and VP of Business Development.