The objectives of this course are to familiarize participants with the current regulations and rules regarding oil well rate control as well as educate participants on how to complete the necessary paperwork for submission to the Alberta Energy Regulators (AER) to facilitate uninterrupted production.
This hands-on course gives participants the opportunity to fill out an O-38 Application Form for a New Well Base Maximum Rate Limitation (MRL). Participants will also practice calculating a horizontal well modifier, overproduction retirement and an off-target penalty.
- Oil well vs. gas well: criteria used by the AER to classify a well
- What is an O-38
- Why submit an O-38
- Filling out an O-38
- How to request a horizontal well modifier
- Conditions for the New Oil Well Production Period (NOWPP)
- Calculating your MRL using Good Production Practice (GPP)
- Discussion of production penalties relating to off-target and gas-oil ration
- Retiring overproduction
Engineers, Geologists and Production Accountants involved in the development and production of oil reserves or wells in Alberta.
Production Allowables in Alberta 1 day course – $850.00 CAD.
All Canadian courses are subject to GST.
There are currently no scheduled courses.
Please contact us to schedule an in-house course.
To cancel without penalty, please give notice within seven calendar days prior to the start of the course. If notice is not received within this time, the student will be charged full tuition.
Instructor: Robyn Swanson
Robyn is the Senior Technical Advisor of Benoit Regulatory Compliance. In addition to overseeing thousands of applications, she has also rectified numerous compliance related issues. Previous industry experience includes developing and teaching Petroleum Engineering courses, business development and exploitation, well test analysis, and preparing AER and Alberta Environment filings for large oil and gas producers. Her extensive knowledge and expertise has made her a recognized expert in regulatory and compliance related issues.