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E-413 - Drilling Engineering

80 days FOR/FOFPFE
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Young engineers involved in drilling and completion, supervisors, tool pushers
Purpose
  • To provide an in-depth, practical understanding of drilling techniques, operations, equipment and procedures
Learning Objectives
  • To assist in drilling operations on site; and, with some experience, manage those operations
  • To define a drilling 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 project, ending with a presentation to a jury
  • Site visits
  • Knowledge assessment on a weekly basis
  • Upon successful completion of a knowledge test, the IWCF “Well Control” Certificate is delivered

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 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, DRILL STRING AND FISHING WHILE DRILLING (cf. E-421) 5 days
Module 11 - DIRECTIONAL AND HORIZONTAL DRILLING CERTIFICATION (cf. E-425C) 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 - DATA ACQUISITION DURING DRILLING OPERATIONS (cf. E-423) 5 days
Module 15 - WELL CONTROL (cf. E-471) 5 days
Module 16 - DEEPWATER DRILLING AND DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATION (cf. E-428C) 5 days
Module 17 – HSE IN DRILLING AND COMPLETION OPERATIONS (cf. E-424) 5 days
Module 18 - DRILLING PROGRAM 10 days
  • Well architecture
  • Casing calculations
  • Fluids and cementing design
  • Chronology of operations
  • Presentation to a jury
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Feb 08 - 26 &
Mar 21 - Jun 17
Pau €36,530 Online By email
Aug 16 - Sep 02 &
Sep 26 - Dec 16
Pau €34,270 Online By email

2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Feb 06 - 24 Pau €38,720 Online
Mar 20 - Jun 16 Pau €38,720 Online
Aug 21 - Sep 08 &
Oct 02 - Dec 22
Pau €36,330 Online