training specialists to the upstream oil and gas industry

Unconventional Oil and Gas Developments Overview

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Course overview

The course provides an overview of the fundamentals of unconventional gas developments in the upstream sector. The areas of shale gas and Coal Bed Methane (CBM), also known as Coal Seam Gas (CSG) will be covered from a lifecycle perspective.

The course is designed for

  • Technical, commercial and management staff that require a high level technical overview of the upstream unconventional industry.
  • Personnel within the industry
  • Technical support staff entering the industry
  • Technical staff who want to expand their understanding of the industry
  • Students considering the industry as a career

Course outline

Water Management

Water supply for fraccing operations
Produced and recycled water
Water disposal

Field Development Planning and Production

Field development planning
Lifecycle costing
Economic analysis

Health, Safety and Environment

Field layout considerations
Water usage considerations


Shale gas
Coal bed (seam) methane


Shale gas wells
CBM wells
Well completions
Dewatering CBM


Field layout
Gathering systems
Compression infield v centralised

Location Start Date End Date Cost Trainer Book
Upon request     £2,950 Tarek Darwich Make enquiry

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"Great course! The lunch was fab. The booklet is very good, I found it to be very useful, as well as the videos and films."
- Marcelle Wynter, Department of Energy and Climate Change

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