Overview of Offshore Systems

Overview of Offshore Systems


About the Course

This course provides an overview of field development concepts and how offshore structures and facilities function as integrated systems. The content includes different water ranges from shallow water to ultra-deep water. To be discussed are requirements of offshore developments such as fixed and floating platforms, drilling and workover rigs, pipelines, risers, process and utilities and construction equipment. The importance of life-cycle considerations during development planning is emphasized.


Course Objectives

  • Identify the key steps in the development of offshore fields from discovery through decommissioning
  • Understand the field architecture building blocks to define a workable field development
  • Recognize key stakeholder issues
  • Recognize offshore production facilities and structures, fixed and floating.
  • Understand the impact of the ocean environment on facilities design and operations
  • Identify major design, construction, and operational issues and interfaces of offshore systems
  • Recognize important forces on offshore structures and their influence on design and cost
  • Appreciate the basic processes and equipment involved in the topsides design and operation
  • Understand fluid transportation options and equipment
  • Recognize the marine equipment used in the construction of offshore facilities
  • Understand basic issues in life cycle and decommissioning decisions
  • Appreciate advances in offshore technology


Course Content

  • Field development concepts, fixed and floating
  • Subsea systems
  • Wells, construction and servicing
  • Topsides facilities; processing; utilities
  • Oil and gas transportation systems, design and installation
  • Production operations
  • Offshore construction; equipment
  • Fabrication; transportation; integration; installation project management
  • Life-cycle considerations, including decommissioning


Who Should Attend?

Technical staff, business professionals, technicians, analysts and other non-technical staff who are involved but have limited experience, or will be involved, with offshore oil and gas facilities. The course provides a basic understanding of offshore systems in all water depths, from shallow to ultra-deep-water, including design, construction, and operations.

5 Days

Course Fees (VAT Included)

Lagos/PH/Abuja: ₦ 430,000.00

UK/US/Ghana/Others: $ 4,300.00


  • Award of Certificate.
  • Professional Training Materials



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ACCOUNT NUMBER:  1613062169

BRANCH:                     Chevron Branch

SORT CODE:               050150340



BANK:                           ECOBANK


ACCOUNT NUMBER: 1613062183

BRANCH:                     Chevron Branch

SORT CODE:               050150340

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