Topic outline

  • Drill String Components

    This course covers systematic techniques on drill string components for drilling supervisors, drilling operations section leaders and drilling engineering section leaders
    • 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 drill string components Discuss BHA design, drilling bits, heavy weight drill pipe and drill pipe
      Define measurement while drilling and logging while drilling Identify drilling specialty tools, bottom hole assemblies design, force components and basic rotary assembly types
      Describe the drilling parameters used in BHA analysis as well as pendulum assembly, generic angle building (fulcrum) assembly, packed hole assembly and directional assemblies Recognize the drillstring design issues and the effects of gravity and inclination
      Carryout drillstring configurations, drill string design and classification of rotary rigs Discuss stabilizers, jar and accelerator, shocks absorber, drilling tools and bit selection
      Identify drill collar features and drill sting accessories as well as calculate based in total length & drill pipe dimensions Define PDC terminology and features as well as identify the components of bit profile, typical back rake angles, design factors, vibrations and drill bit technology
      Recognize bearing and seal system, hydraulics system, directional drilling and fishing operations Set the drilling jar prematurely and describe weldneck/upset design, engineered materials and weld technology
      Discuss lift subs and lift plugs, rotary subs, prevention of drill stem failures and components of a drill stem Prevent tensile and torsional failures, sulfide stress cracking failures and fatigue failures
      Carryout real-time down hole vibration detection, washout detection methods and good materials & component design Reduce corrosive effects, apply good rig site operating practices, follow four areas for inspection policy and perform drill string design recommendations
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of drill string component. It covers the BHA design, drilling bits, heavy weight drill pipe and drill pipe; the measurement while drilling and logging while drilling; the drilling specialty tools, bottom hole assemblies design, force components and basic rotary assembly types; the drilling parameters used in BHA analysis; the pendulum assembly, generic angle building  (fulcrum) assembly, packed hole assembly and directional assemblies; the drillstring design issues and the effects of gravity and inclination; and the drillstring configurations, drill string design and classification of rotary rigs
        Further, the course will also discuss the stabilizers, jar and accelerator, shocks absorber, drilling tools and bit selection; the drill collar features and drill sting accessories; the calculation based in total length & drill pipe dimensions; the PDC terminology and features; the components of bit profile, typical back rake angles, design factors, vibrations and drill bit technology; and the bearing and seal system, hydraulics system, directional drilling and fishing operations
        • Module 1 - BHA Design

          Contents:
            • BHA Design (Components)
            • BHA Design (Types)
            • Drilling Abbreviations
            • Video: BHA
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Drilling Specialty Tools

            Contents:
              • Introduction
              • Bridge Plugs
              • Cement Retainers
              • Key Seat Wipers
              • String Reamer
              • Hole Openers
              • Underreamers
              • Caution
              • Stabilisers
              • Shock Subs
              • Design
              • Placement
              • Drilling Jars
              • Types of Drilling Jars
              • Using Jars
              • Video: Drilling Jar
              • Module Quiz
            • Module 3 - Bottom Hole Assemblies Design

              Contents:
                • Force Components
                • Effect of Hole Inclination
                • Weight Correction
                • Basic Rotary Assembly Types
                • Slick Angle Dropping Assembly
                • The Pendulum Principle
                • Generic Angle Dropping (Pendulum) Assembly
                • Pendulum Assembly - Tally
                • Drilling Parameters Used in BHA Analysis
                • Pendulum Assembly - Performance
                • The Fulcrum Principle
                • Generic Angle Building (Fulcrum) Assembly
                • Fulcrum Assembly - Tally
                • Fulcrum Assembly - Performance
                • Packed Hole Assembly
                • Generic Packed Hole Assembly
                • Packed Hole Assembly - Tally
                • Packed Hole Assembly - Performance
                • Typical Configurations - Summary
                • Directional Assemblies
                • Three – Point Geometry
                • Theoretical DLS
                • 3-p Geometry vs PLANIT BHA Analysis
                • Results from PLANIT BHA Analysis
                • Traditional Straight Mud Motor/Bent Sub
                • Steerable Motor Assembly with Bent Housing Motor
                • Generic Slick Steerable Assembly
                • Generic Stabilized Steerable Assembly
                • Steerable Assembly - Tally
                • Steerable Assembly Performance
                • Steerable Assembly with AGS
                • Double Bend Assembly
                • Steerable Motor Assembly with Offset Pad
                • Kick Pad Alignment
                • Practical Bottom Hole Assemblies
                • 12 1/4" Rotary Assembly (RHX1214)
                • 12 1/4" Steerable Assembly (SXX1214)
                • 12 1/4" Wiper Trip Assembly ( RWX1214)
                • 8 1/2"  Steerable Assembly (SXX0812)
                • 8 1/2"  Wiper Assembly (RWX 0812)
                • Design Goals
                • Effects of Gravity and Inclination
                • Drillstring Sections
                • Drillstring Configurations
                • Video: Meet the Bottomhole Assembly
              • Module 4 - Introduction to Drilling – Basic Operations & Tools

                Contents:
                  • How is Drilling Planned?
                  • A Rig, the Drilling Machine
                  • Main Rig Components - 1
                  • Main Rig Components - 2
                  • Main Rig Components - 3
                  • Classification of Rotary Rigs
                  • Rig Types
                  • Well Types
                  • Well Profiles/Designs
                  • Well Profiles
                  • Typical Well Profiles
                  • Well Profiles
                  • Typical Well Profiles
                  • Well Profiles
                  • Typical Well Profiles
                  • What is a Drillstring?
                  • Drillstring Components - 1
                  • Drillstring Components - 2
                  • Drillstring Components - 3
                  • Drillstring Components - 4
                  • Drillstring Components - 5
                  • Video: Drill String Components
                  • Drilling Tools - Mud Motors
                  • Drilling Tools - Bits
                  • Applications for PDC Bits
                  • Applications for PDC Bits
                  • PDC Bits After Use
                  • Natural Diamond Bits
                  • Natural Diamonds “ND” Bits
                  • TSP Bits
                  • Impregnated Bits
                  • Bit Selection
                  • Well Design & Construction
                  • Typical Well Sequence
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - Drill String Design

                  Contents:
                    • Kelly
                    • Drill Pipe
                    • Tool Joints
                    • Thread Forms
                    • Rotary Shoulder Connections
                    • Drill Collars
                    • Drill Collar Features
                    • Heavy-Wall Drill Pipe
                    • Drilling Jar
                    • Stabilizers
                    • Reamers
                    • Shock Subs
                    • Drill String Design
                    • Tension
                    • Collapse
                    • Shock Loading
                    • Torsion
                    • Stretch of Drill Pipe
                    • Stretch Due to Weight Carried
                    • Critical Rotary Speed
                    • Calculation Based on Total Length and Drillpipe Dimesions
                    • Drill Collar Length
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Directional Drilling (Planit BHA Analysis Positive Displacement Mud Motors)

                    Contents:
                      • Understanding the Input Basics
                      • BHA’s Supported by the Program
                      • BHA Analysis
                      • Completing the Basic BHA
                      • Formation Index – Sensitivity Analysis
                      • Hole Size and Washout Effect
                      • Effect of Stb1 OD Change
                      • Effect of Stb2 OD Change
                    • Module 7 - Introduction to PDC Bits

                      Contents:
                        • Product Lines: PDC Bits
                        • Product Lines: Diamond Bits
                        • Fixed Cutter Bits
                        • PDC Terminology & Features
                        • Components of Bit Profile
                        • Deep Cone Profiles
                        • Shallow Cone Profiles
                        • Video: PDC Bit Overview
                        • Nose Radius
                        • Location From Centerline
                        • Bit Profile Types
                        • Back Rake Angle
                        • Typical Back Rake Angles
                        • Design Factors – Back Rake
                        • Number of Blades
                        • PDC Cutter Size
                        • Cutter Size
                        • General Application Guidelines
                        • Drilling Dynamics - Vibrations
                        • Drill String Vibration
                        • Axial Vibration
                        • Axial Vibration: Recognizing
                        • Axial Vibration: Remedies
                        • Lateral Vibration
                        • Lateral Vibrations: Types of Whirl
                        • Lateral Vibrations: Hole Quality
                        • Lateral Vibrations: Recognizing
                        • Lateral Vibrations: Remedy
                        • Torsional Vibration
                        • Torsional Vibration (Stick Slip)
                        • Torsional Vibration: Remedies
                        • Summary: Drill String Vibration
                        • Search for Stability Zone
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 8 - Drill Bit Technology: Roller Cone

                        Contents:
                          • Wide Variety of Bit Types
                          • Roller Cone Bit Features
                          • Video: What is Roller Cone Bit
                          • Cutting Structure
                          • Tungsten Carbide Insert Design
                          • Product Technology
                          • Arm and Shirttail Design
                          • Bearing and Seal System
                          • Bit IADC Codes
                        • Module 9 - DD Motors

                          Contents:
                            • DD Motors
                            • Module Quiz
                          • Module 10 - Double Acting Hydraulic Drilling Jar

                            Contents:
                              • General Description
                              • Control of Drilling Jar
                              • Advantages of Using a Drilling Jar
                              • Double-Acting Hydraulic Drilling Jar
                              • Operation
                              • Jar Load
                              • Changing the Jar Load
                              • Jar Cycle
                              • Changing the Jar Cycle
                              • Up-Jarring Operation
                              • Down-Jarring Operation
                              • Up and Down Jarring Operations
                              • Setting the Drilling Jar Prematurely
                              • Increasing Effectiveness
                              • Coming Out of the Hole
                              • Change Out Recommendations
                              • Drilling Jar Placement
                              • Optimum Drilling Jar Position
                              • Drilling Jar in Tension
                              • Placing Drilling Jar in Compression
                              • Jar Tension Drilling Weight (JTDW)
                              • Transition Zone
                              • Weight Correction Tables
                              • No Angle
                              • Core Drilling
                              • Directional Drilling
                              • Directional Drilling with Motor
                              • Tables and Charts
                              • Hydra-Jar® Fishing Dimensions
                              • Video: Double-Acting Hydraulic Jar Disassembly
                              • Module Quiz
                            • Module 11 - Drill Collars

                              Contents:
                                • Materials
                                • Drill Collars
                                • Traceability
                                • Rigid Inspection Procedures
                                • Product Specifications
                                • API  Connections
                                • Phosphate Coating
                                • Cold Rolling
                                • Stress Relief Features (SRF)
                                • SRTTM  Stress Relief Thread Form
                                • API Specifications
                                • Slip and Elevator Recesses
                                • Hardfacing
                                • Double Shouldered Connections
                                • High Torque Applications
                                • Spiral Drill Collars
                                • Drill Collars - Recommended Make-Up Torque and Bending Strength Ratios
                                • Care and Maintenance
                                • Initial Make-up
                                • Maintenance
                                • Bending Strength Ratios
                                • Module Quiz
                              • Module 12 - Heavy Weight Drill Pipe

                                Contents:
                                  • Materials
                                  • Traceability
                                  • Tri-SpiralTM Heavy Weight Drill Pipe
                                  • Tri-Spiral Heavy Weight Drill Pipe
                                  • Spiral-WateTM Drill Pipe
                                  • ExtremeTM Drilling 90 Grade Sour Service
                                  • eXtreme™ XD™-90 Heavy Weight Drill Pipe
                                  • eXtreme™ Drilling - XD™ -90 HWDP Material Specifications:
                                  • eXtreme™ HW-95™ Heavy Weight Drill Pipe
                                • Module 13 - Rig Tubulars Drill Pipe

                                  Contents:
                                    • Introduction/Drill Pipe
                                    • Quality
                                    • Technology
                                    • Economy
                                    • Weldneck/Upset Design
                                    • Engineered Materials
                                    • Titanium Drill Pipe
                                    • Slip-ProofTM Drill Pipe
                                    • Advantages of Slip-ProofTM Drill Pipe
                                    • Manufacturing Processes
                                    • Weld Technology
                                    • Tuff-Weld®
                                    • Normalized and Tempered
                                    • Benchmark
                                    • Traceability
                                    • HI TORQUE® Connection
                                    • eXtreme™ Torque Connection
                                    • Make-Up Torque Comparison
                                    • XT™ Drill Pipe Tool Joint
                                    • Video: Drill Pipe Tool Joints
                                    • Operational Advantages of the XT™ Connection
                                    • SST® Low Stress Fatigue Resistant Thread Form
                                    • Hardfacing
                                    • Smooth EdgeTM Tool Joint
                                    • SMOOTHX® Hardfacing
                                    • SUPERSMOOTHX® Hardfacing with a “Machine-Finish” Surface
                                    • Make and Break
                                    • Make and Break Advantages
                                    • Initial Make-up
                                    • Module Quiz
                                  • Module 14 - Drill Stem Accessories

                                    Contents:
                                      • Pup Joints
                                      • Thread Protectors
                                      • Drill Stem Accessories
                                      • Lift Subs and Lift Plugs
                                      • Rotary Subs
                                      • Top Drive Pump-In Sub
                                      • Rotary Kellys
                                      • Video: How a Drill Stem Test is Run
                                      • Module Quiz
                                    • Module 15 - Prevention of Drill Stem Failures

                                      Contents:
                                        • Introduction
                                        • What is a Drill Stem Failure?
                                        • What is a Drill Stem?
                                        • Failure Types
                                        • Sedco Forex Failure Analysis
                                        • Tension Failures
                                        • Tension Failure Cross Section
                                        • Torsional Failures
                                        • Sulfide Stress Cracking
                                        • Fatigue Failures
                                        • Prevention of Drill Stem Failures
                                        • Preventing Tensile & Torsional Failures
                                        • Preventing Sulfide Stress Cracking Failures
                                        • Prevention of Fatigue Failures
                                        • Fatigue; Early Detection
                                        • Good Material & Component Design
                                        • Cyclic Stresses & Stress Concentrators
                                        • Corrosiveness of Environment
                                        • Good Rigsite Operating Practices
                                        • Follow an Inspection Program
                                        • Closing
                                        • Drill Stem Failures
                                        • Video: Avoid Drill Stem Failure
                                        • Case Study: Engineering Recommendations
                                        • Module Quiz
                                      • Post-Test

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