This course describes how oil is transported from the wellsite to a centralized facility (called a battery) through a gathering system of pipelines. Learn about the components of typical batteries and the importance of proper production accounting. Discover the purpose and operation of Lease Automatic Custody Transfer equipment for the delivery of processed oil to a pipeline.
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe oilfield and battery operations, including water cleanup and disposal
- Describe wellsite and gathering systems
- Explain the purpose of a Lease Automatic Custody Transfer (LACT) unit
- Describe battery operations and water disposal
- Discuss production accounting