Topic outline

  • Well Planning

    This course covers systematic techniques on well planning for planning engineers, drilling and field engineers, petroleum engineers and other technical staff involved in drilling optimization or 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 planning Discuss reservoir rocks, petroleum traps, exploration, types of wells and drilling services
      Illustrate well site preparation and describe hammering, drilling bits, down hole tools, drilling mud and well head Determine directional drilling, gyro survey, logging and cementing chemicals equipment and job types
      Recognize open and case hole logging, BHA design components, heavy weight drill pipe (HWDP), measurement while drilling (MWD) and logging while drilling (LWD) Identify the various types of strings of casing, standardization of casing and classification of CSG
      List the type of coupling as well as describe casing threads and couplings, tensile force balance on pipe body and pipe body yield strength Discuss internal yields pressure for pipe (burst), selection of casing setting depths and rig types and components
      Apply basic mud logging and well planning as well as recognize drilling string components, functions of drilling mud, common rig terms, rock properties, porosity and factors affecting compaction rate Identify the causes of abnormal pressure and signs of abnormal pressure
      Illustrate leak off test, rig processes, drilling & coring, tripping, differential sticking, casing and cementing Discuss the major factors in drilling fluid selection including the function of drilling fluid or mud and common drilling fluid properties
      Describe directional drilling, horizontal drilling and multilateral drilling Carryout survey calculations, tangential method, methods of deflecting a wellbore, methods of deflection and rotor/stator configuration
      Recognize the main components of a drilling rig, types of drilling fluids, bit types and rig types Employ well construction & evaluation and hydraulic fracturing as well as discuss the characteristics and mechanics of beam pump (sucker-rod pump), gas lift and electrical submersible pump
      Apply well planning and identify the geophysical data, types of petroleum reservoirs, well plan basics and stuck pipe
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of well planning. It covers the reservoir rocks, petroleum traps, exploration, types of wells and drilling services; the well site preparation, hammering, drilling bits, down hole tools, drilling mud and well head; the directional drilling, gyro survey, logging and cementing chemicals equipment and job types; the open and case hole logging, BHA design components, heavy weight drill pipe (HWDP), measurement while drilling (MWD) and logging while drilling (LWD); and the various types of strings of casing, standardization of casing and classification of CSG
        Further, the course will also discuss the type of coupling, casing threads and couplings, tensile force balance on pipe body and pipe body yield strength; the internal yields pressure for pipe (burst), selection of casing setting depths and rig types and components; the basic mud logging and well planning; the drilling string components, functions of drilling mud, common rig terms, rock properties, porosity and factors affecting compaction rate; the causes of abnormal pressure and signs of abnormal pressure; and the leak off test, rig processes, drilling & coring, tripping, differential sticking, casing and cementing
        During this course, participants will learn the major factors in drilling fluid selection including the function of drilling fluid or mud and common drilling fluid properties; the directional drilling, horizontal drilling and multilateral drilling; the survey calculations, tangential method, methods of deflecting a wellbore, methods of deflection and rotor/stator configuration; the main components of a drilling rig, types of drilling fluids, bit types and rig types; the well construction, evaluation and hydraulic fracturing; the characteristics and mechanics of beam pump (sucker-rod pump), gas lift and electrical submersible pump; the well planning; and the geophysical data, types of petroleum reservoirs, well plan basics and stuck pipe
        • Module 1 - Oil and Gas: Characteristics and Occurrence

          Contents:
            • Oil and Gas
            • Reservoir Rocks
            • Video: Reservoir Rocks
            • Petroleum Traps
            • Exploration
            • Types of Wells
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Drilling Services

            Contents:
              • Drilling Services
            • Module 3 - Cementing Chemicals

              Contents:
                • Cementing Job Types
                • Video: Deepwater Cementing Products
                • Drilling Oil Well
                • Logging Services
                • BHA Design
                • BHA Design (Components)
                • BHA Design (Types)
                • Drilling Abbreviations
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Casing Design

                Contents:
                  • Types of Strings of Casing
                  • Example Hole and String Sizes (in)
                  • Example Casing Programs
                  • Video: Casing Design
                  • Conductor (1 or 2) (40’ – 300’)
                  • Surface (300' - 5000')
                  • Intermediate CSG (1 or 2)
                  • Production CSG
                  • Standardization of Casing
                  • Classification of CSG.
                  • Length of Casing Joints
                  • Outside Diameter (4.5 -20")
                  • Weight per Foot
                  • Type of Coupling
                  • Casing Threads and Couplings
                  • CSG & LCSG
                  • API BCSG Connector
                  • API XCSG Connector
                  • API Connectors
                  • Strength
                  • Grades of Casing Recognized by the API
                  • API Connectors
                  • Tensile Force Balance On Pipe Body
                  • Pipe Body Yield Strength
                  • Internal Yield Pressure for Pipe (Burst)
                  • Example
                  • Table 7.8 –Commonly Used Bit Sizes That Will Pass Through API Casing
                  • Selection of Casing Setting Depths
                  • Casing Design - Collapse
                  • Casing Design - Tension
                  • Casing Design - Burst (from Internal Pressure)
                  • Casing Design - Burst
                  • Burst Example
                  • Example
                  • API Design Factors (Typical)
                  • Table 3
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - Basic Mud Logging

                  Contents:
                    • I- Well Planning
                    • Rig Types & Components
                    • Land Rigs
                    • Offshore Rigs
                    • Land Rig Components
                    • Drilling String Components
                    • Functions of Drilling Mud
                    • Some Off shore Components
                    • Mud Pumps
                    • Solid Control Equipment
                    • Blow Out Preventor (BOP)
                    • Video: Blow Out Preventor (BOP)
                    • Common Rig Terms
                    • Rig Personnel
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Pressure Concepts

                    Contents:
                      • Pressure Concepts
                      • Rock Properties
                      • Porosity
                      • Porosity Generations
                      • Saturation
                      • Permeaplity
                      • Overburden
                      • Compaction
                      • Factors Affecting Compaction Rate
                      • Matrix Stress
                      • Overburden Gradient
                      • Formation Pressure
                      • Normal Pressure
                      • Abnormal Pressure
                      • Concept of Continuous Deposition
                      • Pressure Seal
                      • Equilibrium.
                      • Transition Zone
                      • Causes of Abnormal Pressure
                      • Signs of Abnormal Pressure
                      • Normalized Drilling Rate
                      • “d” Exponent
                      • Corrected “d” exponent
                      • Factors Affecting dc
                      • Flow Line Temperature
                      • Size and shape of cuttings
                      • Pore Pressure Calculations
                      • Resistivity
                      • Sonic
                      • Fracture Pressure
                      • Video: Fracture Pressure
                      • Principal Stresses
                      • Fracture Development
                      • Poisson Ratio
                      • Fracture Pressure
                      • Leak off Test
                      • Module Quiz
                    • Module 7 - Rig Processes

                      Contents:
                        • Rig Processes
                        • Drilling & Coring
                        • Video: What is Coring
                        • Tripping
                        • Stuck Pipe
                        • Mechanisms of Stuck Pipe
                        • Differential Stuck
                        • Differential sticking
                        • Key Seat
                        • Packing Off & Bridging
                        • Settled Cutting Straight Hole
                        • Settled Cutting Deviated Hole
                        • Electric Logging
                        • Resistivity
                        • Sonic
                        • Casing
                        • Function Of Casing
                        • Casing Accessories
                        • Scratchers
                        • Float collars
                        • Cementing
                        • Well Completion
                      • Module 8 - Drilling Fluid

                        Contents:
                          • Drilling Fluid Properties
                          • Types of Drilling Fluids
                          • Video: Drilling Fluid Functions
                          • Module Quiz
                        • Module 9 - DD & WP

                          Contents:
                            • Introduction
                            • Survey Calculations
                            • Directional Drilling
                            • Video: DIRECTIONAL DRILLING
                            • LWD
                            • Methods of Deflecting a Wellbore
                            • Methods of Deflection
                            • Module Quiz
                          • Module 10 - Drilling and Completions

                            Contents:
                              • Main Components of a Drilling Rig
                              • Hoisting System
                              • Rotating System
                              • Circulating System
                              • Types of Drilling Fluids
                              • Power System
                              • Drill String & Bit
                              • Bit Types
                              • Well Control
                              • Rig Types
                              • Offshore Drilling Rigs
                              • Shallow-Water Barge Rig
                              • Platform Rig
                              • Jack-up Rig
                              • Semi-submersible Rig
                              • Cost
                              • Well Construction and Well Types
                              • Directional Drilling - Why?
                              • Angle Build with Motors
                              • Angle Build with Motors
                              • MWD vs Near Bit Sensor
                              • Evaluation Methods
                              • Completion Types
                              • Gravel Pack
                              • Hydraulic Fracturing
                              • Horizontal Wells
                              • Horizontal Open-Hole Gravel Pack
                              • Horizontal Well Cased-Hole
                              • Drivers of Multilateral Technology
                              • Intelligent Well Systems (IWS)
                              • Beam Pump (sucker-rod pump)
                              • Gas Lift
                              • Electric Submersible Pump (ESP)
                              • Potential Environmental Emissions
                              • Aspects and Impacts
                              • A 24,000’ Well Generates 3430.27bbls of Waste
                              • Disposal and Treatment Options
                              • Drilling Waste Concerns
                              • Well Planning: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
                              • Geophysical Data
                              • Types of Petroleum Reservoirs
                              • Well Plan Basics
                              •  HIVE – Well Planning
                              • Decision Space: Temis 3D + EarthVision
                              • Comparison of Andrew A09 to Planned Rev H (A17) Trajectory
                              • Hole Sections Rev H (A17) Trajectory
                              • Andrew Field No Drilling Surprises (NDS) Project: Wells with Geological Surfaces and Drilling NPT
                              • Andrew NDS : Lower 12 ¼” Section
                              • Tectonic Stress
                              • Settled Cuttings, 35° and Higher Wellbore
                              • Stuck Pipe
                              • Drilling Cost Estimation
                              • Video: Drilling Price Per Meter VS Cost Per Meter
                              • Drilling Uncertainty Statement - Summary
                              • Build: Drilling Performance
                              • BP Steps Out in GoM Deepwater
                              • Drill-Support ROV Systems
                              • Module Quiz
                            • Post-Test

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