NExT Shale Training Program | Schlumberger

NExT Shale Training Program

Multidomain instruction for economic development

The Multidomain Shale Training Program quickly and effectively equips your team with the knowledge necessary to economically develop unconventional reservoirs. Learn about these complex reserves from industry experts with decades of experience as well as by modeling actual shale prospects, visiting core laboratories, taking field trips, and ultimately presenting a pilot project developed in class.

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Our shale training courses enhance your team's competencies and skills to help individuals work effectively in multidisciplinary shale teams.

The Multidomain Shale Training Program is divided into two modules: Geoscience and Engineering. Both include common workflows, simulations using field data, and courses that enhance the competencies and skills needed to work effectively in multidisciplinary shale teams.

During the 12-week program, your teams will

  • gain essential scientific knowledge
  • get hands-on exposure to a wide range of software applications, laboratory techniques, tools, and field-technology applications
  • visit relevant Schlumberger research, testing, and operations centers
  • apply their learning to a real-world project.

Bring the benefits of multidomain training to your organization

Upon completing the Multidomain Shale Training Program, your team will have the knowledge necessary to work in teams to

  • map, model, and characterize sweet spots
  • identify well spacing and pad locations more accurately
  • place wells and extract hydrocarbons at a lower cost and with a greater overall success rate
  • optimize well designs and drilling trajectories
  • enhance completion and stimulation strategies
  • improve operational efficiencies
  • prevent environmental impact.

Other offerings

Geology Field Trips

Courses that take you where you want to go

Better understand geology with immersive learning in the field.

Focused Training Programs

Integrated, systematic approach

Meet the educational and career-advancement needs of oil and gas professionals worldwide.

Oil & Gas Courses

Essential mix of learning experiences

Accelerate your team's core competencies to meet today's increasingly complex technical challenges.

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