Well Testing Operations


This course is designed to provide participants with an overview of current oil production technologies and will introduce new production technologies that have been developed in the last several years. This course will improve participants' understanding and awareness of equipment operation and correct procedures of work-over operations.


To enhance the participants' knowledge, skills, and participants necessary to deal with problems, and use production optimization techniques


By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Be familiar with production facilities.
  • Be familiar with Well heads.
  • Understand the two and three phases oil and gas separation.
  • Be Familiar with types of meters and principle of operations.
  • Process Control and safety systems.
  • Well Testing


  • Introduction to production facilities.
  • Well heads.
  • Two phase oil and gas separation.
  • Three phase oil and gas separation.
  • Oil field emulsion treating.
  • Oil measurement.
  • Process Control and safety systems.
  • Principles of transient pressure tests.
  • Pressure drawn down tests.
  • Estimation of the average reservoir pressure P.
  • Multiple well testing.
  • Effects of reservoir heterogeneities.
  • Gas well testing.
  • Productivity & deliverability tests.
  • Drill-stem testing.
  • Repeat formation testing (D.S.T).
  • Well test design.