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E-412C - Drilling & Completion Engineering Certification

95 days FOR/FOFPE
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Young engineers involved in drilling and completion, supervisors, tool pushers
Purpose
  • To provide an in-depth, practical understanding of drilling and completion techniques, operations, equipment and procedures
Learning Objectives
  • To assist in drilling/completions operations on site; and, with some experience, manage those operations
  • To define a drilling/completion program; and, with some on-site experience, design and implement such a program
  • To pass the IWCF “Combined Surface/Subsurface BOP Stack” Test
Ways and means
  • Drilling simulator
  • Well control on a simulator
  • Equipment and cutaway tools display
  • Exercises, role-playing sessions, and case studies
  • Summary notes prepared and presented by the participants
  • 10-day drilling / completion project, ending with a presentation to a jury
  • Site visits
  • Knowledge assessment on a weekly basis
Observation
This training program is made up of two complementary training programs: “Drilling Engineering” (E-413) and “Completion Engineering” (E-414) The training includes several modules; each one can be attended independently

Module 1 - Geological field trip for drillers (cf. E-416) 5 days
Module 2 - Common fundamentals for drilling and completion (cf. E-419) 5 days
Module 3 - Well productivity & reservoir - Wellbore interface (cf. E-451) 5 days
Module 4 - Well completion equipment and procedures (for flowing wells) (cf. E-453) 5 days
Module 5 - Wellbore treatments (cf. E-455) 5 days
Module 6 - Artificial lift & well intervention fundamentals (cf. E-458) 5 days
Module 7 - Well architecture and equipment (cf. E-420) 5 days
Module 8 - Drilling fluids (cf. E-441) 5 days
Module 9 - Cementing practices (cf. E-443) 5 days
Module 10 - Bit, drilling string and fishing while drilling (cf. E-421) 5 days
Module 11 - Directional and horizontal drilling (cf. E-425) 5 days
Module 12 - Rig & BOP's and well control equipment (cf. E-422) 5 days
Module 13 - Well test operation (cf. E-452) 5 days
Module 14 - Drilling data acquisition (cf. E-423) 5 days
Module 15 - Well control (cf. E-471) 5 days
Module 16 - Deepwater drilling and development (cf. E-428) 5 days
Module 17 - HSE: Health - Safety - Environment (cf. E-424) 5 days
Module 18 - Drilling and completion project 10 days
  • Well architecture
  • Completion design
  • Casing and tubing calculations
  • Fluids and cementing design
  • Chronology of operations
  • Presentation to a jury
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Feb 08 - Jun 17 Pau €39,890 Online By email
Aug 16 - Dec 16 Pau €37,790 Online By email