Informasi Seminar

Field Water Management in Oil & Gas Industry: Safe Handling-Treatment-Disposal

Field Water Management in Oil & Gas Industry

Safe Handling-Treatment-Disposal

Bandung | June 8-11, 2010 | IDR 8.250.000,-/ Person


A comprehensive course, which deals with produced water treatment and handling within the overall context of oil production operations, it provides a brief review of water in the reservoir and the methods by which water is produced to allow forecasting of rates for equipment sizing considerations. Includes review of Water Chemistry, Sampling Procedures, Scales, Waxes, Corrosion, Bacteria, Inhibitors and Treatments, Surface Equipment for Oil and Water Handling, Separation, Emulsions and Treatment, of Water, Disposal Practices.



Process Engineers, Laboratory Chemists, Pipeline and Production Engineers, Hydro-Geologists, Environmental advisers, Production Geologists and individuals involved in handling, Treating and Disposal of Produced Water.



In this practical course participants will learn from and discuss with professional instructor the following subjects:

1. Proper Water Sampling

Sample Containers, Sample Amount, On –Site Analysis, Source of Produced Water

2. Water Treating

Use of Water in Oil Recovery, Required Water Quality, Source of Injection Water, Problems with Injection Water, Typical Treatment Systems, Open VS closed Systems

3. Water Disposal Practices

Introduction, Production Formation, Re-Injection into the Production Formation, Selection of Other, Deep Well Disposal Formations, Disposal Well Completions, Offshore Disposal, Other Disposal Practices

4. Scales

Sources of Scales, Scales Deposition and Identification, Scales Removal, Scale Control, Scale Inhibitors, Predicting Scale Formation, Treating Problems, Squeeze Treatments

5. Treatment and other Tests

Scale Inhibitors, Information Requirements, Types of Inhibitors, Methods of Treatment, Selecting the Inhibitors, System Monitoring

6. Corrosion Fundamentals

Definitions and Forms, Electro-Chemical, Corrosion, Factors in Corrosion, Types of Corrosion Control, Factors Governing Oil-well Corrosion, Choosing the correct Corrosion Inhibitor

7. Bacteria

Introduction, Types of Organisms, Recognition of Bacterial Problems, Detection of Microorganisms, Sampling Procedure, Controlling Microbial Corrosion

8. Wax

What Is It?, Problems associated with wax, Wax Formation and its Removal, Control of Deposition, Screening Test, Points to watch for wax problems

9. Surface Tension

Reservoir Wettability, Capillarity and Repartition, Irreducible Water Saturation, Displacement Pressure, Displacement of Oil, Relationship between Permeability and Fluid Saturations, Reservoir Fluid Properties

10. Surface Equipment – Oil Handling

Flow Lines and Test Separators, Free Water Knock Outs, Heaters and Heater Treaters, Cheme-Electric, Gun-barrels Storage, Tanks and Oil Metering

11. An Overview of Geology and Hydrocarbon accumulation

Introduction, Classification of Rock, Origin and Habitat of Oil, Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, Subsurface Mapping, Reservoir Temperature and Pressure

12. Relative Permeability and Saturations

What is an Emulsion, Formation of an Emulsion, Breaking the Emulsion, Action of chemical Demulsifiers, Selecting the Best Demulsifier, Bottle tests

13. Reservoir Drive Mechanisms

Oil Reservoirs, Solution Gas Reservoir, Gas Cap Expansion Reservoirs, Water Drive Reservoirs, Recovery Efficiencies, Pressure Maintenance and Secondary Recovery Schemes, Water Production



Wahyu Priatna Affandi is experienced Instructor, who succeeds in combining the experience of practitioner with ability adequate academic. He has experience more than 25 years as a practitioner in Petroleum Industries. After he graduated from ITB, he started his career as a Production Operation Engineer in HUFFCO-Indonesia and then he joined VICO Indonesia for more than 19 years (as a Reservoir Engineer, Tanker Coordinator until as a Senior Environmental Coordinator for Kalimantan Operations). He also spent his 3 years career in LASMO Indonesia as Environmental Specialist and ended his career in Oil & Gas Company as an advisor in ISO-14001 Audit & Certification Developing Environmental Program, Risk Assessment, Training, Waste Management and Community Development, in ENI Indonesia.


General Information

Certificate of Appreciation

All attendees will receive a certificate of appreciation attesting to their participant in the training. This certificate will be providing in exchange for a completed training questionnaire.


Documentation & Dress Code

  • Quality training material kits will be on registration, additional papers, & handouts assignment by TIM.
  • Note-taking by participants is encourage. However, to ensure free and open discussions, no formal records will be kept.
  • Casual clothing is recommended. The training atmosphere is informal.



  • Quality training material (hardcopy and softcopy)
  • Quality training kits included calculator, T-shirt or jacket, cap, ect.
  • Interactive presentation with discussion
  • Convenient training facilities with five star quality
  • Lunch per day
  • Morning and afternoon coffee / tea breaks for along the training
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Half day city tour at the end of training session following by dinner with entertainment (Optional)
  • Exclusive flash disk.


Tuition Fee & Registration  Deadline

  • IDR 8.250.000,-/ Person
  • Registration deadline a weeks before training held.


Minimum Participant

This training will be conducted if we receive registration letter from 3 (three) participants (Minimum)


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