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Course code: MUK-028
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour 30 Minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 80,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to each key phase of the exploration and production industry.

Target Audience: This course is aimed at personnel from all sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry – government agencies, authorities, operators, contractors and service companies. It is especially valuable for newcomers to the industry and non-technical personnel working in areas like HR, finance, IT, contracts and administration who feel they could benefit from gaining a wider appreciation of the ‘bigger picture’.

Learning Objectives

1. History of the Oil and Gas Industry

LO1 Give an overview of the origins of hydrocarbons

LO2 Explain how oil and gas reservoirs are formed

LO3 Identify types of reservoir rock and fluid properties

LO4 Explain the difference between Upstream vs. Downstream

2. Energy Supply and Demand

LO5 Give an overview of oil and gas supply and demand

LO6 Give an overview of the costs involved in oil and gas production

LO7 Identify global oil and gas fields

3. Field Life Cycle

LO8a Give an overview of the stages involved in the exploration and production process

3a. Exploration, Appraisal and Drilling

LO08 Give an overview of the processes and methods used to search for oil and gas

LO09 Explain how oil and gas discoveries are developed

LO10 Explain the purpose of seismic technology

LO11 Describe the differences between onshore and offshore developments

LO12 Give an overview of how offshore platforms and pipelines are installed

LO13 Give an overview of the equipment and processes involved in drilling a well

LO14 Explain how to complete a well and prepare it for production

LO15 Identify different types of oil and gas structures

LO16 Describe what is meant by ‘shallow water’ and ‘deep water’ developments

3b. Production

LO17 Explain reservoir production mechanisms

LO18 Give an overview of artificial lift systems

LO19 Explain what is meant by well stimulation

LO20 Explain the process for the production and treatment of reservoir fluids

LO21 Identify the main methods used to transport offshore oil and gas onshore

LO22 Explain the process of refining oil and gas

LO23 Provide an overview of well workover operations

3c. Decommissioning

LO24 Give an overview of decommissioning obligations and solutions

4. The Future

LO25 Give an overview of future energy demand

LO26 Explain how to ensure security of supply

Course code: MUK-064
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to encourage the safe use of compressed air and describes the ways in which compressed air can be dangerous as well as how to minimise the risks of such dangers occurring

 

Learning Objectives

LO1 Define compressed air
LO2 Identify common uses of compressed air
LO3 Give examples of the risks associated with the use of compressed air
LO4 Identify the different types and sizes of compressors
LO5 Explain how a typical air compressor operates
LO6 Identify the need for controlling compressed air quality through cooling, drying and filtration
LO7 Identify the different types of protection systems that may be in place

Course code: MUK-193
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 80,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to the decommissioning process and an overview of the regulations governing decommissioning on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS).

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Give an overview of the history of oil and gas production on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS)

LO2 Explain why decommissioning activity is increasing on the UKCS

LO3 Describe what is meant by ‘decommissioning’

LO4 Explain the scope of decommissioning on the UKCS

LO5 Provide an overview of relevant decommissioning legislation and regulations

LO6 Explain the impact of the Brent Spar incident on decommissioning regulation

LO7 Provide an overview of the OSPAR Decision 98/3

LO8 Identify the different phases of the decommissioning lifecycle

LO9 Provide a basic overview of well plugging and abandonment

LO10 Provide an overview of the different methods of decommissioning

LO11 Provide examples of decommissioning projects on the UKCS

LO12 Give examples of the types of hazards which may be encountered during decommissioning

Course code: MUK-057
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: GBP 80,-

This course employs 3D-visualisations to illustrate the following themes:

 

1. Construction and tightening technique

2. Operation

 

Modules covered in this course:

 

Parallel Gate Valve

Wedge Gate Valve

Globe Valve

Gland Packing

Plug Valve

Ball Valve

Butterfly Valve

Course code: MUK-151
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of the use of hydraulic systems in the Oil and Gas Industry

 

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Give an overview of basic hydraulic systems

LO2 Identify hydraulic systems commonly used in the Oil and Gas Industry

LO3 Explain how hydraulic systems operate

LO4 Identify common hazards associated with the use of hydraulic systems

LO5 Explain how to mitigate hazards created by use of hydraulic systems

Course code: MUK-153
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide learners with an overview of typical pressure relief systems found in the Oil and Gas Industry

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

 

LO1 Describe the importance of pressure relief and overpressure protection systems

LO2 Give examples of typical causes of overpressure

LO3 Identify hazards created by ineffective pressure relief

LO4 Describe the operation of common pressure relief systems

Course code: MUK-068
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

This course aims to provide an introduction to gas turbines and how they are designed and operated.

 

Learning Objectives

- LO1 Identify gas turbines and their purpose
- LO2 Demonstrate how gas turbines are designed and operated
- LO3 Explain the role of gas turbine generators
- LO4 Describe inline gas compressors

Course code: MUK-069
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of Potable Water systems

Target Audience: Trainee Oil and Gas Operations Technicians

Learning Objectives

LO1 Define the term potable water
LO2 Describe the transportation and bunkering of potable water
LO3 Describe the reverse osmosis system
LO4 Describe offshore potable water storage
LO5 Describe the various methods of potable water sterilisation

Course code: MUK-061
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of Seawater and Firewater systems

Target Audience: Trainee Oil and Gas Operations Technicians

Learning Objectives

LO1 Explain how seawater is used offshore
LO2 Describe a typical seawater lift system
LO3 Describe coarse and fine filter water polishing
LO4 Describe the use of the deaerator columns prior to seawater water injection
LO5 Describe a typical firewater system, ring mains and the use of jockey pumps
LO6 Describe deluge and sprinkler systems

Course code: MUK-067
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of fuel systems

Target Audience: Trainee Oil and Gas Operations Technicians

Learning Objectives

LO1 Identify the requirement for fuel systems
LO2 Describe diesel fuel systems
LO3 Describe diesel fuel de-watering systems
LO4 Describe diesel filtration systems
LO5 Describe fuel gas systems
LO6 Describe the use of hydrate inhibitor
LO7 Describe the condensate removal process
LO8 Describe the use of fuel gas heaters
LO9 Describe the fuel gas filters
LO10 Identify the High Pressure (HP) and Low Pressure (LP) fuel gas system

Course code: MUK-150
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to introduce learners to the different types of drain systems found in the Oil and Gas Industry.

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

 

LO1 Describe the purpose of drain systems used in the Oil and Gas Industry

LO2 Identify the different types of drains that are used in the Oil and Gas Industry

LO3 Explain the differences between open and closed drains and hazardous and non-hazardous drains

Course code: MUK-057-FT
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: Not set
Language: English
Price: GBP 100,-

FAST TRACK is a learning method which provides you with bespoke learning content by identifying any knowledge gaps you may have in a particular subject area.

FAST TRACK is a pre-assessment learning tool which is designed to assess your existing knowledge of a particular subject area. The pre-assessment uses a pool of questions to test your current knowledge. The results of this assessment help identify your personal knowledge gaps. FAST TRACK then automatically creates a bespoke course to address these knowledge gaps.

This FAST TRACK course assesses the following Learning Objectives:

LO1 Identify the components of a parallel gate valve of the solid slab type
LO2 Identify the components of a parallel gate valve of the split slab type
LO3 Identify the components of a parallel gate valve of the split expanding type
LO4 Identify the components of a parallel gate valve of the double expanding type
LO5 Identify the difference between the raising spindle valve and the stationary spindle valve
LO6 Identify the wedge gate valve with solid wedge
LO7 Identify the wedge gate valve with flexible wedge
LO8 Identify the globe valve
LO9 Identify the differences between the wedge gate valve and the glove valve
LO10 Identify the components of a packing seal
LO11 Explain the sealing assembly
LO12 Identify the components of a soft sealing plug valve
LO13 Identify the components of a balanced plug valve
LO14 Identify the components of a mechanically sealing plug valve
LO15 Identify the components of a floating ball valve with non-floating seats
LO16 Identify the components of a floating ball valve with floating seats
LO17 Identify the components of a double piston ball valve with floating seats
LO18 Identify the components of a double block and bleed, self-relieving ball valve with floating seats
LO19 Identify the components of an orbit valve
LO20 Identify the components of an Aker BEL valve
LO21 Identify the components of a centric rubber lined butterfly valve
LO22 Identify the components of a single offset butterfly valve
LO23 Identify the components of a double offset flap valve
LO24 Identify the components of a triple offset butterfly valve

Course code: MUK-178
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of the various types of pumps used in the Oil and Gas Industry

 

Target Audience: Oil and Gas Personnel

 

Learning Objectives

LO1 Describe what is meant by the term ‘pumps’

LO2 Describe centrifugal pumps and how they work

LO3 Describe starting a centrifugal pump

LO4 Describe rotary pumps and their operation

LO5 Describe rotary gear pumps and their components

LO6 Describe rotary screw pumps and their components

LO7 Describe rotary sliding vane pumps and their components

LO8 Identify the advantages of rotary pumps

LO9 Describe reciprocating pumps and their components

LO10 Describe the pulsation problems associated with reciprocating pumps

Course code: MUK-060
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to the use of storage tanks

Target Audience: Trainee Oil and Gas Operations Technicians / Deck Crew

Learning Objectives

LO1 Describe the storage tanks and vessels that are commonly used in the oil and gas industry
LO2 Explain the term ‘ullage’ and how it is applied to tank and vessel storage
LO3 Describe floating roof tanks and their function
LO4 Describe the ancillary equipment deployed in tank and vessel storage
LO5 Describe the safety systems employed in tank and vessel storage

Course code: MUK-065
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system

Target Audience: Trainee Oil and Gas Operations Technicians and Maintenance Personnel

Learning Objectives

LO1 Describe the function of the Heating, Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
LO2 Describe the areas covered by the HVAC system
LO3 Identify the components of the HVAC system
LO4 Describe air and water sampling

Course code: MUK-028-FT
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: Not set
Language: English
Price: GBP 100,-

FAST TRACK is a learning method which provides you with bespoke learning content by identifying any knowledge gaps you may have in a particular subject area.

FAST TRACK is a pre-assessment learning tool which is designed to assess your existing knowledge of a particular subject area. The pre-assessment uses a pool of questions to test your current knowledge. The results of this assessment help identify your personal knowledge gaps. FAST TRACK then automatically creates a bespoke course to address these knowledge gaps.

This FAST TRACK course assesses the following Learning Objectives:

LO1 Give an overview of the origins of hydrocarbons
LO2 Explain how oil and gas reservoirs are formed
LO3 Identify types of reservoir rock and fluid properties
LO4 Explain the difference between Upstream vs. Downstream
LO5 Give an overview of oil and gas supply and demand
LO6 Give an overview of the costs involved in oil and gas production
LO7 Identify global oil and gas fields
LO8a Give an overview of the stages involved in the exploration and production process
LO08 Give an overview of the processes and methods used to search for oil and gas
LO09 Explain how oil and gas discoveries are developed
LO10 Explain the purpose of seismic technology
LO11 Describe the differences between onshore and offshore developments
LO12 Give an overview of how offshore platforms and pipelines are installed
LO13 Give an overview of the equipment and processes involved in drilling a well
LO14 Explain how to complete a well and prepare it for production
LO15 Identify different types of oil and gas structures
LO16 Describe what is meant by ‘shallow water’ and ‘deep water’ developments
LO17 Explain reservoir production mechanisms
LO18 Give an overview of artificial lift systems
LO19 Explain what is meant by well stimulation
LO20 Explain the process for the production and treatment of reservoir fluids
LO21 Identify the main methods used to transport offshore oil and gas onshore
LO22 Explain the process of refining oil and gas
LO23 Provide an overview of well workover operations
LO24 Give an overview of decommissioning obligations and solutions
LO25 Give an overview of future energy demand
LO26 Explain how to ensure security of supply

Course code: MUK-147
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 15 Minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims tointroduce learners to the role of diesel engines in the Oil and Gas Industry and the importance of maintaining good lubrication for safe operations

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

 

LO1 Explain the difference between diesel engines and gas or petrol engines

LO2 Describe the role of diesel engines in the Oil and Gas Industry

LO3 Explain the importance of using lubricants for protecting diesel engines

LO4 Identify the key components in a good diesel engine lubricant

LO5 Describe the benefits of using a good lubricant for maintaining effective diesel engine operation

Course code: MUK-228
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 125,-

This course contains five sections.

Course Goal:  This course aims to provide learners with a basic understanding of the principles of asset stability

Section One: ‘An Introduction to Asset Stability’

Learning Objectives:
LO1 Recognise and explain fundamental terms in relation to asset stability
LO2 Explain the law of flotation and how this impacts asset stability
LO3 Describe what is meant by ‘stability’
LO4 Explain the relationship between the ‘Centre of Buoyancy’ and ‘Centre of Gravity’
LO5 Describe what is meant by longitudinal stability
LO6 Give an overview of the purpose of an asset’s inclination test
LO7 Give an overview of the information that should be included in an asset’s Stability Booklet

Section Two: ‘Understanding the Curve of Statical Stability (GZ Curve)’
LO8 Describe the curve of statical stability
LO9 Give examples of the different factors which could affect the curve of statical stability

Section Three: ‘Free Surface Effect’
LO10 Explain what is meant by the term ‘free surface effect’
LO11 Explain how to minimise the effect of free surface moments

Section Four: ‘Stability Criteria and Regulations’
LO12 Give an overview of the regulations governing asset stability
LO13 Give an overview of the safe operating limits of an asset
LO14 Give an overview of the importance of load management
LO15 Describe the GM limiting curve
LO16 Describe the KG limiting curve
LO17 Describe what is meant by structural flooding arrangements

Section Five: ‘Structural Strength’
LO18 Describe the static and dynamic forces acting on an asset
LO19 Describe the types of stress which may occur in an asset’s structure
LO20 Give an overview of an asset’s strength curves
LO21 Explain the importance of inspection and maintenance

Course code: MUK-059
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to the distillation of hydrocarbons

Target Audience: Trainee refinery operations technicians

Learning Objectives

LO1 Describe the overall distillation process
LO2 Describe the plant and equipment used in the distillation process
LO3 Describe the components of a distillation column
LO4 Explain the role of vapour pressure in the distillation process
LO5 Describe the fractional distillation process

Course code: MUK-225
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 40 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: This course aims to provide awareness of how gas hydrates may be formed and the effects that they can have on pipeline flow assurance. The course examines what hydrates are, how they are formed and their molecular structure. It discusses flow assurance, details the risks of pipeline plugging by hydrates, and outlines the various methods of controlling hydrate formation.

 

 

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Describe what hydrates are, the conditions they form under, and the risks they pose

LO2 Give an overview of the factors that change the conditions that hydrates form under, and describe how these conditions can be assessed

LO3 Explain where and when, in a typical oil or gas system, hydrate conditions may occur and how they may collect to form blockages

LO4 Describe how hydrate conditions may be prevented from occurring during typical operating states 

LO5 Explain how hydrate blockages may be dissociated after they have formed, and the risks that may occur with dissociation 

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