Topic outline

  • Drilling and Well Completion

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of drilling and well completion for drilling, reservoir, well, production completion and petroleum engineers, supervisors and geologists who need a practical understanding and appreciation of drilling and completion technology.

    • 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 drilling and well completion Identify the main rig components, steps to drill an oil/gas well, drilling rig, rig power system and hoisting system
      Discuss derrick, tripping out, block and tackle, mechanical advantage, pully and rotary drilling rigs Recognize the various types of wells drilling rigs including the land rigs, rotating rig types, inland barges, barge mounted rigs, posted barge mounted rigs, submersible rigs, etc.
      Carryout rotary drilling process and describe rig power system and power-system performance characteristics Discuss capacity and displacement nomenclature as well as circulating system and its components
      Determine pump displacement, contaminant removal, well monitoring system, parameters displayed and well control system Illustrate oil well casing and tubing, conductor casing, surface casing, intermediate casing and well completion
      Explain the advantages and disadvantages of perforated liner completion Illustrate hole volume calculations, single string flowing well completion and multi zone well completion
      Identify the components of a typical well and the main configurations of production string(s) Recognize single-zone completions with a tubing and a production packer including multiple-zone completions and parallel tubing string completion
      Determine tubing-annulus completion, alternate selective completion, tubingless completions and remedial cementing Carryout production control, in steam injection wells, well prepared & stimulation and setting permanent packer
      Employ packer milling assembly, method of setting retrievable packers and method of setting hydraulic set retrievable packers Select consideration hydraulic set retrievable packers and recognize dual packer systems, production optimization and well productivity
      Apply artificial lift strategy, techniques, selection parameters and selection process Implement reservoir analysis, wellbore analysis and qualitative artificial lift selection
      Carryout nodal analysis, well performance analysis, well nodal analysis and production tubing Apply sand control management, flow assurance and operability and well performance analysis
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of drilling and well completion. It covers the main rig components, steps to drill an oil/gas well, drilling rig, rig power system and hoisting system; the derrick, tripping out, block and tackle, mechanical advantage, pully and rotary drilling rigs; the various types of wells drilling rigs including land rigs, rotating rig types, inland barges, barge mounted rigs, posted barge mounted rigs, submersible rigs, etc.; the rotary drilling process; and the rig power system and power-system performance characteristics
        Further, the course will also discuss the capacity and displacement nomenclature; the circulating system and its components; the pump displacement, contaminant removal, well monitoring system, parameters displayed and well control system; the oil well casing and tubing, conductor casing, surface casing, intermediate casing and well completion; the advantages and disadvantages of perforated liner completion; the advantages and disadvantages of perforated liner completion; the hole volume calculations, single string flowing well completion and multi zone well completion; and the components of a typical well and main configurations of production string(s)
        During this course, participants will learn the single-zone completions with a tubing and a production packer including multiple-zone completions and parallel tubing string completion; the tubing-annulus completion, alternate selective completion, tubingless completions and remedial cementing; the production control, in steam injection wells, well prepared & stimulation and setting permanent packer; the packer milling assembly, method of setting retrievable packers and method of setting hydraulic set retrievable packers; the consideration hydraulic set retrievable packers; dual packer systems, production optimization and well productivity; the artificial lift strategy, techniques, selection parameters and selection process; the reservoir analysis, wellbore analysis and qualitative artificial lift selection; the nodal analysis, well performance analysis, well nodal analysis and production tubing; and the sand control management, flow assurance and operability and well performance analysis
        • Module 1 - Drilling

          Contents:
            • Main Rig Components
            • Main Topics in Drilling
            • Steps To Drill an Oil/Gas Well
            • Rig Power System
            • Hoisting System
            • Derrick
            • Making a Trip
            • Making a Connection / Tripping In
            • Tripping Out
            • Block and Tackle
            • Mechanical Advantage
            • Pully
            • Drawworks
            • Efficiency Factor, E
            • Example
            • Rotary Drilling Rigs
            • Types of Wells
            • Types of Drilling Rigs
            • Land Rigs
            • Inland Barges
            • Submersible Rigs
            • Jack-up Rigs
            • Semi-Submersible
            • Drill Ships
            • Structure Rigs
            • Rotary Drilling Process
            • Main Component Parts of a Rotary Rig are:-
            • Video: A- Drilling Rig Tour
            • Rig Power System
            • Power-System Performance Characteristics
            • Rotary System
            • Circulating System
            • Contaminant Removal
            • Well Monitoring System
            • Well Control System
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - What is Well Completion

            Contents:
              • Areas
              • Cased-Hole Completions
              • Advantages
              • Disadvantages
              • Open Hole Completion
              • Perforated Liner Completion
              • Gravel Pack
              • Comparison of Completions
              • Hole Volume Calculations
              • Single String Flowing Well Completion
              • Video: Well Completion
              • Case Study – 1 Challenges of Well Completion & Testing in High Pressure High Temperature Environment
            • Module 3 - Multi Zone Completions

              Contents:
                • Case Study-2: Optimizing Multizone Coalbed Methane Well Completions
                • Results
                • Components of a Typical Well
                • Main Configurations of Production String(s)
                • Hole Volume Calculations
                • Conventional Completion
                • Single-Zone Completions with a tubing and a Production Packer
                • Parallel Tubing String Completion
                • Tubing-Annulus Completion
                • Alternate Selective Completion
                • Tubingless Completions
                • Single-Zone Tubingless Completions
                • Multiple-Zone Tubingless Completions
                • Remedial Cementing
                • Re-Establishing Pay Zone-Borehole Communication
                • Video: Well Completion - Multizone Completion
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Side Pocket Mandrel (SPM)

                Contents:
                  • Packers
                  • What is Packer
                  • Why Run a Packer
                  • Typical Packer
                  • Case Study-3
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - Permanent Packers

                  Contents:
                    • Tubing Connection
                    • Method of Setting – Permanent Packers
                    • Setting Permanent Packer
                    • Principle of Operation
                    • Packer Milling Assembly
                    • Retrievable Packers
                    • Method of Setting Retrievable Packers
                    • Video: Hydraulic Set Retrievable Seal Bore Packer
                    • Case Study – 4: Well Control
                    • Case Study – 5: High Pressure Fishing Operations with 56 MPA BHP, 2700 m TVD and 4600 m MD
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Method of Setting Hydraulic Set Retrievable

                    Contents:
                      • Hydraulic Set Retrievable Packers
                      • Exercise – 2
                      • Selection Consideration Hydraulic Set Retrievable Packers
                      • Dual Packer Systems
                      • The Wellhead
                      • X-Mas Tree
                      • Video: Wellhead and Christmas Tree - Installation and compounds
                      • Case Stude – 6: Slim Hole FRAC Strings
                    • Module 7 - Overview of Production Optimization

                      Contents:
                        • Overview of Artificial Lift
                        • Artificial Lift Strategy
                        • Artificial Lift Techniques
                        • A/L Selection Parameters
                        • Artificial Lift Selection Process
                        • Overview of Artificial Lift
                        • Artificial Lift Strategy
                        • Wellbore Analysis
                        • Video: Schlumberger HEAL Horizontal Enhanced Artificial Lift System
                        • Case Study – 7: High-Efficiency ESP Increases Annual Well Return by $511,000 USD Over Previous Rod-Lift System
                        • Case Study – 8: Decrease Operating Costs by Replacing ESP with Hydraulic Jet Pump
                        • Case Study - 9: Converting from an ESP to a Jet Pump
                        • Case Study – 10: Artificial Lift Using Jet Pump in Highly Corrosive Environment
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 8 - Relative Advantages and Disadvantages of SRP

                        Contents:
                          • Nodal Analysis
                          • Vertical Lift Performance
                          • Inflow Performance
                          • Well Performance Analysis
                          • Exercise - 7
                          • Nodal Analysis
                          • Video: Well Nodal Analysis
                          • Module Quiz
                        • Module 9 - Production Tubing

                          Contents:
                            • Intelligent Well Completion System
                            • Sand Control Management
                            • Flow Assurance and Operability
                            • Well Performance Analysis
                            • Flow Assurance
                            • Video: Well Production System - VLP and IPR
                            • Module Quiz
                          • Module 10 - Stimulation

                            Contents:
                              • Theory – Propellant Stimulation
                              • Application of Propellant Stimulation
                              • Where to Use STIMGUN?
                              • Isolation
                              • Case History
                              • Reducing Operating Costs
                              • Solid Answers to Mature-Field Challenges
                              • Solid and Reliable System for Increased Production Capacity
                              • MetalSkin Cased-Hole Liner Versus Conventional Alternatives
                              • Solid Performance Advantages the only Solid-Expandable, Cased-Hole Liner With No Drillout Required
                              • Quick, One-trip Installation for a Reliable, Long-term Solution
                              • Solid Results From Around The World
                              • Advancing the Design of Solid-Expandable Liner Connections
                              • Module Quiz
                            • Post-Test

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