SAGD Oil Sands Online Training
Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online Training Course is the gold standard for process operator training in Canada’s Oil Sands. This fully animated, universally accessible online training course provides its students with an in depth understanding of one of the Oil Sands most popular method of bitumen recovery known as Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD). The curriculum is written by experienced industry experts and includes accurate visualizations and animated chapters.
SAGD short stories: FREE GAS? “SAGD short stories” is a blog series about SAGD and process operations. It’s common in manufacturing industries to find productive uses for waste streams wherever possible. Since SAGD operations require lots of steam (commonly generated from natural gas-fired boilers) any process generating hydrocarbon vapours as a “waste” stream can be […]
Adding up the Reason$ to Change It always amazes me how much money companies waste by adhering to the old adage – ‘we’ve always done it that way.” The truth is companies should be embracing ‘new ways’ to save them both time and money every chance they get. Two areas that companies spend enormous amounts […]
SAGD short stories: Centrifugal Pump Noise “SAGD short stories” is a blog series about SAGD and process operations. Noise in a Centrifugal Pump: Cavitation . . . or Not? When it comes to operating centrifugal pumps, unusual noise and vibration should always be a concern. As a process operator, troubleshooting and fixing noise and […]
SAGD TRAINING COURSES
The quality of the product provided to Devon Canada Corporation by Contendo was spectular… The visual representation of our equipment was accurate and the animation of the model keeps people entertained.
Our online training package was custom built based on ConocoPhillips Surmont facility. Employees have viewed over 5100 modules and have taken more than 4100 tests online in 18 months of use.
Contendo’s system is much more engaging than the conventional pen and paper approach. We find it a more effective adult learning tool and we can measure the positive impact it is having on our workforce.