Unconventional Oil and Gas Developments Overview

An In-Person Training Course by Esanda.


    In-House sessions are available upon request.

    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.


    Your Instructor:

    LeonLeon Massaras

    Leon Massaras is a Hydraulic Fracturing expert with more than has more than 25 years’ experience in oil field exploration and development. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, USA. He is an International Authority in Drilling Fluids, Well Cementing and Hydraulic Fracturing as he worked in all geographical and reservoir environments throughout the USA, the Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom, Greece, Egypt, Angola, Russia and Kazakhstan.

    During his long career, Leon has worked for CHEVRON, MOBIL, CONOCO, TEXACO, HALLIBURTON and SCLUMBERGER. He worked as Senior Consultant, Senior Instructor, Drilling Manager, Mud Manager, Drilling Engineer, Cementing Engineer, Reservoir Engineer and Field Engineer (I, II & III).

    Leon is an active member in three API committees and he is a member of SPE. He has written numerous papers, publications, and presentations and he has one patent related to Drilling/Reservoir Engineering.


    Course Outline:

    Shale gas
    Coal bed (seam) methane

    Shale gas wells
    CBM wells
    Well completions
    Dewatering CBM

    Field layout
    Gathering systems
    Compression infield v centralised

    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

    Course Curriculum

    Unconventional Oil and Gas Developments Overview 1 day, 11 hours

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    • SGD 5,900
    • 5 days
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    • 1 Units
    • 2100 Minutes
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