Topic outline

  • Recognizing Well Intervention Opportunities

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of well intervention opportunities for well and senior petroleum engineers, drilling and senior drilling supervisors, reservoir and senior reservoir engineers, geologists, production and completion engineers and supervisors needing a practical understanding and an appreciation of well completion design and operation, well stimulation and work over planning.
    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on well intervention opportunities Discuss coiled tubing including its applications and units
      Recognize the parts of a reel including injector head, control cabin, power pack, stripper, blowout preventer, bottom hole assembly, connecter, check valves, disconnect tools, circulation valve, quick connects and centralizers Discuss coiled tubing technology and identify well control equipment and raw material for CT
      Review CT mechanical performance and string design as well as utilize CT inspection tools Employ repairs and splicing, workover, completion applications and common CT worker applications
      Carryout drilling applications, pipeline applications, removal of sand or fill from a wellbore, unloading a well with nitrogen and fracturing/acidizing Overcome pipeline drag limitations and apply permanent installations
      Prevent buckling of coiled tubing and carryout truck-mounted coiled tubing reel assembly Recognize hydraulic coiled tubing unit, and employ sidetrack procedure and coil tubing drilling on the north slope
      Identify the factors affecting fracture growth and discuss the principles of formation fracturing and reservoir stimulation as well as illustrate primary stresses and fracturing facilities around wellhead Describe the process of hydraulic fracturing and determine the limits of a fracture’s growth
      Recognize pressure drop across perforations and apply additives commonly used in the fracturing solution Determine the effect of fracture job on well productivity and carryout recovery of fracture cost
      Discuss acid fracture simulation, acids used in fracturing, additives used, applications and acid fracturing Illustrate design of well screen, location and length of the screen, size and shape of slots, screen diameter and screen material
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of well intervention opportunities. It covers the applications and units of coiled tubing; the parts of a reel including injector head, control cabin, power pack, stripper, blowout preventer, bottom hole assembly, connecter, check valves, disconnect tools, circulation valve, quick connects and centralizers; the coiled tubing technology, well control equipment and raw material for CT; the CT mechanical performance, string design and inspection tools; the repairs and splicing, workover, completion applications and common CT worker applications; the drilling and pipeline applications; the removal of sand or fill from a wellbore; unloading a well with nitrogen and fracturing/acidizing; overcoming of pipeline drag limitations and permanent installations; and the buckling of coiled tubing and truck-mounted coiled tubing reel assembly
        During this course, participants will learn the hydraulic coiled tubing unit; the factors affecting fracture growth, the principles of formation fracturing and reservoir stimulation, primary stresses and fracturing facilities around wellhead; the process of hydraulic fracturing and the limits of a fracture’s growth; the pressure drop across perforations and additives commonly used in the fracturing solution; the effect of fracture job on well productivity and recovery of fracture cost; the acid fracture simulation, acids used in fracturing and additives used; and the design of well screen, location and length of the screen, size and shape of slots, screen diameter and screen material
        • Module 1 - Recognizing Well Intervention Opportunities

          Contents:
            • What is Coiled Tubing؟
            • Application of Coiled Tubing? 
            • Coiled Tubing Unit
            • Reel
            • Injector Head 
            • Control Cabin 
            • Video: Well Control Monitoring
            • Power Pack 
            • Stripper
            • Blowout Preventer 
            • Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA)
            • Connecter
            • Check Valves 
            • Disconnect Tools 
            • Circulation Valve 
            • Quick Connects 
            • Centralizers
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Coiled Tubing Technology

            Contents:
              • What is CT
              • Video: Coiled Tubing Technology
              • Key Elements of a CT Unit
              • Detailed Photos of CT Unit Key Elements
              • Well Control Equipment
              • CT Field Applications
              • History
              • CT Origin
              • Early CT Equipment
              • Evolution of CT Equipment
              • Photos of Various Offshore CT Operating Environments
              • The Business
              • Growth of The CT Service Fleet
              • New CT Markets/Field Applications
              • CT Service Providers
              • The Tubing
              • Raw Material for CT
              • CT Manufacturing
              • CT Mechanical Performance
              • CT Inspection Tools
              • Repairs and Splicing
              • Addressing Offshore Weight and Space Limitations
              • Extending the CT Operating Envelope - Downhole Tractors
              • Alternatives to Carbon Steel CT
              • Workover & Completion Applications
              • Common CT Workover Applications
              • Removing Sand or Fill From a Wellbore
              • Unloading a Well with Nitrogen
              • Fracturing/Acidizing a Formation
              • Drilling Applications
              • Non-Directional Wells
              • Directional Wells
              • Wellbore Hydraulics and Wellbore Fluids
              • Overbalanced CTD
              • Underbalanced CTD
              • Pipeline Applications
              • LAND
              • OFFSHORE
              • Limitations
              • Overcoming Pipeline Drag Limitations
              • Permanent Installations
              • Offshore Flowlines
              • Velocity Strings
              • Control Lines
              • Module Quiz
            • Module 3 - Well Drilling - Coiled Tubing

              Contents:
                • Coiled Tubing 
                • Buckling of Coiled Tubing 
                • Truck-Mounted Coiled  Tubing Reel Assembly 
                • Coiled Tubing Reel Assembly 
                • Hydraulic Coiled Tubing Unit 
                • Cut-Away  View of the  Injector Head  Drive  Assembly 
                • Some Applications of Coiled Tubing 
                • Sidetrack Procedure 
                • Coil Tubing Drilling on the North Slope 
                • Sinusoidal Buckling in a Horizontal Wellbore 
                • Video: What is Coiled Tubing? | Advantages, Equipment and Common Operations
                • Sinusoidal Buckling Load 
                • Helical Buckling in a Horizontal Wellbore
                • General Equation
                • Buckling in Vertical Wellbores: 
                • Buckling of 2” x 1.688” CT
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Hydraulic Stimulation Fracturing

                Contents:
                  • What is Hydraulic Fracturing?
                  • Video: What is Hydraulic Fracturing?
                  • Reservoir Rocks
                  • Permeability and Rocks
                  • Fracture View
                  • Factors Affecting Fracture Growth 
                  • Principles of Formation Fracturing
                  • Reservoir Stimulation, Illustrating Primary Stresses 
                  • Fracturing Facilities Around Wellhead
                  • Process of Hydraulic Fracturing
                  • What Limits a Fracture’s Growth?
                  • Perforations Position
                  • Pressure Drop Across Perforations
                  • Additives Commonly Used in the Fracturing Solution
                  • Proppant Form
                  • Selected Triplex Pump
                  • Recovery of Fracture Cost
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - Acid Fracturing

                  Contents:
                    • Motive For Fracturing
                    • What is Acid Fracturing?
                    • Etched Fracture Length
                    • Acid Fracture Simulation
                    • The Challenge
                    • Additives Used
                    • Applications
                    • Video: ACM-3000 Acid Fracture Conductivity system
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Design of Tubewells and Gravel Pack

                    Contents:
                      • Introduction
                      • Well Diameter
                      • Well Depth 
                      • Design of Well Screen 
                      • Location and Length of the Screen 
                      • Size and Shape of Slots 
                      • Screen Diameter 
                      • Type of Screens
                      • Design of Gravel Pack
                      • Natural Gravel Pack
                      • Artificial Gravel Pack
                      • Design of Tubewells: An Example 
                      • Video: CS-AP Gravel Pack System
                    • Module 7 - Hydraulic Workover & Snubbing Solutions

                      Contents:
                        • History of Hydraulic Workover
                        • Definition of Snubbing
                        • Reasons for Utilizing HWO 
                        • Benefits of HWO Services
                        • Misconceptions for Using HWO Services
                        • Safety Considerations For HWO 
                        • Hydraulic Workover Unit 
                        • Components of HWO Unit
                        • Workbasket
                        • Control Panel 
                        • Traveling and Stationary Slips
                        • Hydraulic Jack Assembly
                        • Rotary Table
                        • Power Tongs
                        • Hydraulic Power Pack,  Accessories, and Hydraulic Hoses 
                        • Circulating Swivel, Kelly Hose and Pumps 
                        • Hydraulic Workover “Basic Jack”
                        • Stand Alone Units
                        • HWO Stand Alone Unit Specs 
                        • Snubbing Unit in Drilling Rig
                        • 460k HWO System
                        • Applications
                        • Solids Removal
                        • Drilling – Extended Reach
                        • Plug and Abandonment
                        • Completion Operations, Live/Dead, Single or Dual 
                        • Recompletions and Workover, Live or Dead Well
                        •  Mechanics of Hydraulic Workover 
                        • Video: How Hydraulic Workover Unit Works
                        • Ram to Ram HWO Procedures
                        • Engineering
                        • Theory
                        • Engineering Calculations For HWO Applications
                        • Calculations
                        • Example Snub Force Calculation
                        • Frictional Forces
                        • Total Snub Force
                        • Tri-Axial Stress
                        • Von Mises Distortion Energy Theory
                        • Buoyancy
                        • Required Hydraulic Pressure
                        • Pipe Buckling- Inelastic/Elastic
                        • Engineering Calculations For HWO Applications
                        • Downhole Tools for HWO
                        • Backpressure Valves
                        • Bottomhole Assembly (BHA)
                        • Workstring
                        • Stabbing Valves (TIW)
                        • Why Safety is Such a Concern? 
                        • Designing a Job
                        • Safety/Escape Devices
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 8 - Recognizing Well Intervention Opportunities Case Studies

                        Contents:
                          • Case Study - 1
                          • Case Study – 2
                          • Case Study – 3
                          • Case Study – 4
                          • Case Study – 5
                          • Case Study – 6
                          • Case Study – 7
                          • Case Study – 8
                          • Case Study – 9
                          • Case Study – 10
                        • Post-Test

                          Kindly complete the post-test to assess your knowledge about the topic after the course.