SAGD Oil Sands Online:
Water Treatment Course
for Canadian Oil & Gas Workers
Based on Process Operation
Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online is the only fully animated presentation of SAGD process construction & operation available. Simply put, no one else does what Contendo has been doing for over a decade; turning process drawings into process actions.
Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online curriculum was written by experienced industry engineers & technicians to give students a great base of knowledge to work in Oil & Gas generally, and SAGD Oil Sands production specifically.
Course Overview | SAGD Oil Sands Online: Water Treatment Course (14 Learning Modules)
The SAGD Process needs a large inventory of quality high-pressure steam to establish the underground steam chambers that heat and mobilize bitumen for recovery to the surface. This means continuous generation of high-pressure steam is essential.
The Water Treatment course focuses on Boiler Feed Water treating & the steam generation operations of a SAGD facility. The discussion follows clean water through Ion Exchange water softening & chemical treating processes to the Boiler Feed Water system. Other topics include the operation of a Once Through Steam Generator (OTSG), high-pressure steam separators & condensate recovery systems.
The discussion also explains how good heat management can let down high-pressure steam to medium-pressure, low-pressure & utility steam while using the high-pressure steam as a heating medium.
Universally accessible with an internet connection,
SAGD Oil Sands Online: Water Treatment is
presented in a sleek, mobile-responsive platform so students can learn anywhere, anytime.
“I think the course is fantastic! Amazing information and very well done, it was an excellent experience going through all the subjects that are taught in this course.”
– Hugo Penagos, Mechanical Engineer
Get the Complete SAGD Oil Sands Online Process Education Package
| SAGD Well Pads | Bitumen Processing |
| Produced Water De-Oiling | Water Treatment |
We offer an affordable, complete SAGD Oil Sands Online package consisting of 4 Courses and over 75 individual learning modules for the ultimate SAGD process education experience.
Learning Modules and Runtimes
Ion Exchange Softening Theory
Acid Caustic System
Acid Caustic Operation
Lime Softener Filters
Regen Waste Disposal
Low Pressure Boiler Feed Water (BFW)
Boiler Feed Water (BFW) Exchangers
High Pressure Boiler Feed Water (BFW)
Blowdown and Boiler Feed Water (BFW) Disposal
High, Medium and Low Pressure Steam
Once Through Steam Generators (OTSG)
Here are our Partners
NSCC Marconi Campus (Sydney, Nova Scotia) has used Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online since April 2013 as a component of the Process Operations – 4th Class Power Engineering program. The program serves to develop an understanding of processing equipment and knowledge of plant safety to prepare for a career as a field operator, process operator and/or plant operator. SAGD Oil Sands Online has become an important tool for providing students with an additional understanding of the operation of the Training Lab Process Units, including the process safety systems & distributed control system.
Keyano College (Fort McMurray, Alberta) offers a Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) Processing Certificate that includes Contendo’s SAGD Oil Sands Online as part of its Curriculum. Written by industry experts, the Contendo process operation models are shown with accurate visualizations in animated chapters. SAGD Oil Sands Online is offered through Keyano’s Continuing Education program in 4 parts (Well Pads, Bitumen Processing, Produced Water De-Oiling, and Water Treatment).