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Surface Handling of Well Fluids

Oil and gas are not usually salable directly from the wellhead. Fluids typically exit a well as a mixture of oil, gas, and water, and several steps are necessary to prepare the oil and/or gas for sale. In this module you will learn:
  • Overview of surface handling process and equipment
  • Functions of typical surface handling equipment.
  • Some oilwell and gas well tests
  • How crude oil tanks are prepared before they are put in operation
  • How oil stored in tanks is sampled, measured and tested
  • How gas is sampled, measure, and tested

  • The Surface Handling of Well Fluids module consists of the following:
  • Lesson 1—Overview
  • Lesson 2—Oil Lease Facilities
  • Lesson 3—Measuring and Testing
  • Well Control Glossary
  • Quiz
  • Surface Handling E-Learning Module

    Estimated completion time: 60 to 75 minutes. A passing score earns you a Certification of Completion.

    Recommended viewing resolution: 1280x1024

    For multiple licenses or to use the Surface Handling of Well Fluids e-learning module in training, please contact us at 800.687.4132 or 512.471.5940 or by sending an email to

    e-Learning Module
    Catalog No. 93.M0710 - $95.00 for 1 year


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