Do you have an existing database on the development env. and you want to refresh it or is it going to be a new database? And if this is a new database, do you have the Oracle software installed on the server?
If the database already exists, then the easiest way to refresh is to export the required schema(s) from the production database and import into the ...
OS : Linux
Oracle : Version 188.8.131.52.0 - Production
SQL> connect sys as sysdba;
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
And I used the instructions of balazs-papp but being a Linux environment the command syntax is altered, but the process is the same:
ls -lrt *orapw*
orapwd file=orapwEE force=y