A&A Skill Building Activities

(Teaching Training Courses and Conducting Hands-on Training Workshops)



The high-level and seasoned consultants of Avasthi & Associates, Inc. (A&A) Consulting Team have been involved in skill building activities (teaching training courses and conducting hands-on training workshops) for national oil companies, and other governmental agencies, as well as for oil & gas companies, around the world, since the early 1970s.

The skill building programs (training courses and hands-on training workshops) are custom-designed to meet the specific needs of the client’s personnel, taking into account their educational background and oil & gas industry experience level. These skill building programs can last several weeks. Attached below is an example skill building program that can be customized to meet the specific needs of the client.  

The tables below show various training courses presently available and the usual times allotted for their presentations. All courses normally meet for seven to eight hours per workday, and problem sessions comprise about 25 to 50 percent of the class time. Detailed description of each course is available on request. These courses can be presented whenever and wherever mutually convenient.


Petroleum Reservoir Evaluation Suite of Training Courses

This suite of training courses can be given in its entirety over a period of 21 to 28 weeks, as required. Individual courses can be given as stand-alone training courses or in any combination to form a specialized training program.


Course No.


Usual Time




PRE-1  *

Basic Petroleum Geology

2 weeks





Well Log Analysis

2 weeks





Rock and Fluid Properties

2 weeks




PRE-4 *

Applied Petroleum Geology

2 weeks





Fundamentals of Petroleum Reservoir Engineering

3-4 weeks





Data Acquisition and Analysis

1 week





Developing Computing Skills

1-2 weeks





Predicting Performance of Oil


3-5 weeks





Gas Reservoir Engineering

2-3 weeks





Field Development and Production


2-3 weeks





Economics and Risk Analysis

2 weeks







* NOTE:  These two courses can be combined into a single three-week course.



Other Training Courses


Course No.


Usual Time





Wellsite Geology

2-3 weeks





Production Services

2-3 weeks





Drilling Practices

2-3 weeks





Petroleum Reservoir Fundamentals*

1-2 weeks





Fundamentals of Petroleum Geology **

1-2 weeks





Reservoir Simulation/Modeling

2-4 weeks

*    For non-reservoir engineers

**   For non-geologists


In addition to the above listed training courses, A&A offers many state-of-the-art training courses, on numerous oil & gas industry topics, to A&A clients, around the world. Those training courses are listed on the following pages, and under Training Services below.

A&A will also be delighted to develop and teach custom-designed training courses, and conduct custom-designed skill development training programs, to meet the specific needs of the client’s professionals and managers, whenever requested. 














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