Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:00
The course aims to equip students with the required knowledge of offshore oil and gas production systems in order to understand the application of safety and reliability principles in the oil and gas context. A holistic overview is provided on how an oil/gas field is found, developed, managed and decommissioned. The key technical elements on the handling, treatment and production of oil and gas are covered in order to appreciate the safety systems needed in the industry and to understand the role of workforce.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
The following modules will be covered in the
- Field development and project organisation
- Offshore vessels and production facilities
- Drilling and well finishing
- Up and downstream processing
- Essential personnel and roles
- Safety systems
Using MyAberdeen students will receive all notes in advance. They will be able to access all necessary teaching materials and have frequent contact with the course tutor.
EG501F is the distance learning version course code of EG5072
For students taking the MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st attempt: 70% final exam and 30% continuous assessment. The coursework comprises a presentation. The topic will be related to but outwith the taught material, providing an opportunity for in-depth self study.
Resit: The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.
Students receive individual feedback on their coursework from the course tutor.