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E-443 - Cementing Practices

5 days FLU/CIM1E
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Engineers, supervisors, and lab professionals involved or interested in cementing programs.
Purpose
  • This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to design a cementing program.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • master the vocabulary specific to cementing,
  • understand and use primary cementing techniques and procedures,
  • select cement and necessary additives,
  • calculate major parameters in a cementing operation,
  • assess the quality of a cementing job.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Exercises, videos.
  • Application to a real case.
  • Visit of a laboratory.
  • Application to a real case (project) for participants in the “Drilling and Completion Engineering” training course (E-412C).

TECHNIQUES & JOB PROCEDURES 1 day
  • Primary cementing.
  • Cement job design.
  • Job planning and preparation.
  • Casing running.
  • Cementing job.
  • Cementing calculations.
CEMENT & SLURRIES 1 day
  • Cement, special slurries and additives.
  • Formulation and laboratory tests.
  • Rheology of mud and slurries.
SPECIAL CASES 1 day
  • Multistage cement job.
  • Liner.
  • Cement plugs.
CEMENTING EQUIPMENT 1 day
  • Pumps.
  • Mixers.
  • Cementing head.
  • Cement plugs.
EVALUATION OF THE CEMENTING JOB 1 day
  • Principles and interpretation of the cement logs:
  • Thermometry.
  • Sonic (CBL - VDL).
  • Ultrasonic (USIT).
  • Log analysis on a real case.
2017 course calendar
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Apr 03 - 07 Pau €3,580 Online
Oct 16 - 20 Pau €3,580 Online